8-week Adult Kendo Beginner Course, Summer 2020

  • 18 Jan 2020
  • 14 Mar 2020
  • Willoughby Park Centre, Corner of Warrane Road and McClelland Street, Willoughby
An 8-week Kendo beginners course will start on 18 January 2020. This course will teach you the Kendo basics, including etiquette, footwork, cutting techniques and various training methods. You will be ready to train in the traditional Kendo uniform and armour about mid-way through the course. By the end of the course, you will be ready to merge into the Sydney Kendo Club's regular Wednesday and Saturday classes as well as be graded at the NSW State Kendo Grading.

Course dates:
  • January 18
  • February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • March 7, 14
Time: Saturday 10:00AM to 11:30AM

Duration: Every Saturday (except Australia Day long weekend) for 8 weeks.

Location: Willoughby Park Centre, Corner of Warrane Road and McClelland Street, Willoughby

Cost: $250  

This covers the 8-week course fee, your own shinai - the bamboo sword used in Kendo - annual membership fees of the Australian Kendo Renmei and NSW Kendo Association, and insurance.

During the course, the instructor will discuss how to buy your own uniform (kendogi and hakama) and armour (bogu). These items are purchased from Japan and last for many years of Kendo practice.

This course has started and registration has closed. Please look at the pages for future courses or email us for more info.

If you have any questions about the beginners course, please email

Sydney Kendo Club
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