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British Kendama Association

Kendama: "Elegant Simplicity. Infinite Complexity. Ultimate Fun."

Welcome to the BKA: the ultimate resource for all kendama-related information. You'll find the all latest kendama news, and a wealth of other info on the pages linked below. If you're completely new to the Japanese skill-toy that is kendama,
and don't know what it's all about, watch this.
guy hat stall
Guy Heathcote's kendama collection

Mr Heathcote would like to thank Akinori Soga of the Japanese Kendama Association for providing him with all the Japanese models in this collection.

<--- Click on Guy to enter the gallery.
Void's toys

The Void's first batch of JKA kendamas.

Click on the shady one
to enter the gallery. ---->
matt and void
Workshop at the Scottish Juggling Convention, 2008. Pics by Azrelle.

Matt Hall and Void ran a workshop at SJC, winning many new devotees to the way of the kendama.

<--- Click on the teacher (7 kendama pics within a much larger SJC gallery).

BJC kendama action

All the kendama fun from the British Kendama Championships, and the rest of the action at the BJC.

Click on Donald for all the pics. --->
bow tie
Mr Jellybean's Splendid Silhouettes

Dave sent us these lovely shots from a trip he took to mid-Wales.

<--- Click the Bird!
David's Ozoras

Mr Spotlight took some sexy pics of his new Ozoras, and was kind enough to send them on through to us.

Click to drool. ---->
ozora tower
KC Winner
KC Winner

Void posts a photo-review of the Chinese kendama.

<--- Click the Silver!
Japan Foundation Tour

Some pics from the day
in Cardiff by Emma

Click the parasol -->
winner and basic
KC Winner II and Basic II

Void posts an initial photo-review of the new Chinese kendama.

<--- Click the grass!
Art Competition

See all the entries to the BKA kendama art competition.

Click the paper--->
shin fuji
Shin Fuji & TK16

Some pics of some "well-loved" models and their packaging.

<--- Click the kendama!

A Sunrise kendama emerges from its packet.

Click the blue seal--->
sam pre dan
Official BKA grade certificates

Players with newly-promoted grades pose proudly!

<--- Click the pre-dan Sam!
EKO 2013

A sample of the action from
the EKO 2013 week.

Click the tall guys--->
Philip and Void
Artwork competition 2013

See what forum members created when posed with a kendama-art challenge.

<--- Click the swimming TK16
Void's Japan trip 2014

Fun times in mostly Tokyo.

Click Void and Yumi--->
void and yumi
BKO 2014

Cool times on a long weekend.

<--- Click Adrian
LKO 2015

Leicester Clicker Tricker Slickery
Click Ben & Mathias --->
Bristol Anime Con 2015

KDs and Yos at Cosplay central

<--- Click Mario
BKO 2017

Snaps from way down in Exeter -->
KenSan in Exeter, BKO