Welcome to the homepage of the American Kyudo Renmei.  We are an organization devoted to the instruction and practice of kyudo, traditional Japanese archery.

We have a number of member organizations located at various locations across the United States.  Please see the AKR Member Renmei tab for a list of our member organizations.  Please contact the local renmei for information about local practice locations and times.  Contact information for each renmei is provided on their page.

Recent News

  • AKR Update 2014 March Edition Dear AKR members, I hope this edition will find all of you doing well. SCKR and NCKR may still have some trace of winter but the rest of you must be enjoying the spring. Today is the end of the AKR fiscal year of 2013 and I would like to thank the AKR members for your support and dedication to the kyudo activities. There are a few news items to share wit hyou in this month. If you have any questions and /or suggestions please feel free to contact the AKR office. Sincerely, Yoshiko Buchanan 1) From the AKR (a) The AKR Privacy Policy has been created. Thanks to all the representatives the AKR Privacy Policy has been unanimously approved ...
    Posted Apr 1, 2014, 6:23 PM by Carly Born
  • Registration Information for International Events in 2014 See this page on the IKYF Information page for details.
    Posted Dec 17, 2013, 2:56 PM by Carly Born
  • Third Asia Oceania Seminar Information The IKYF has posted dates and eligibility guidelines for the Third Asia Oceania Seminar to be held in April 2014.  Please see this announcement for specific information.
    Posted Dec 5, 2013, 6:30 PM by Carly Born
  • Information about IKYF 2014 event in Paris The IKYF is planning to offer an international seminar and shinsa in conjunction with the 2nd Sekai Taikai (2nd International Championships) that will be hosted in Paris, France in July 2014.  Please see this announcement from the IKYF for a recent communication from the Ishikawa-sensei.  All future announcements and information from the IKYF will be posted on the IKYF Information page of this site.
    Posted Nov 29, 2013, 7:17 AM by Carly Born
  • Reflections by Participants of the 2013 Seminar Please have a look at the reflection essays written by some participants of the 2013 AKR Seminar.  You will find them in the newly created Past Seminars section of the site.  And here's a link to lead you there!
    Posted Aug 14, 2013, 5:47 PM by Carly Born
  • 2013 AKR Kyudo Taikai Results Below are the results of the 2013 Kyudo Taikai, conducted at this year's seminar.A-Division     1st #86 Yukiko Itokawa, Canada Toronto     2nd #84 Eriko Leland, Indiana    3rd #85 Hideki Nagata, VirginiaB-Division     1st #57 Zane Moriki, Northern California    2nd #74 William Savary, Northern California    3rd #22 Keiko Uenishi, Virginia Congratulation and Thank you All,   Tomio Kato
    Posted Aug 9, 2013, 1:02 PM by Carly Born
  • 2013 AKR Seminar Photos Maria Peterson kindly shared her photos of this year's seminar, and we've posted them online.  Have a look!2013 AKR Seminar Photos
    Posted Aug 8, 2013, 9:58 AM by Carly Born
  • 2013 AKR Kyudo Taikai Please see the invitation to the 2013 AKR Kyudo Taikai.Date: Tuesday, July 30Location: USC Upstate University, Spartanburg, SCTime: 6:30-9:00pmAttire: DōgiPrizes will be awarded to the highest scoring individuals in A and B groups.We hope you will join us!Advance registration online is required to participate in the Taikai.
    Posted Aug 8, 2013, 9:58 AM by Carly Born
  • 18th American Kyudo Seminar Details Posted! The details of the 18th American Kyudo Seminar have been announced!Please see an invitation to the seminar from AKR President, Yoshiko Buchanan sensei, linked at the bottom of this page.This year's seminar is hosted by the South Carolina Kyudo Renmei, and all details can be found on their site.We look forward to seeing everyone there!
    Posted Aug 8, 2013, 9:58 AM by Carly Born
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Welcome to the homepage of the American Kyudo Renmei.  We are an organization devoted to the instruction and practice of kyudo, traditional Japanese archery.

We have a number of member organizations located at various locations across the United States.  Please see the AKR Member Renmei tab for a list of our member organizations.  Please contact the local renmei for information about local practice locations and times.  Contact information for each renmei is provided on their page.