The word kendo literally means ‘The Way of the Sword’ (Ken: Sword + do: Way) and can be best described as Japanese Fencing.
Why not try this with a friend and share the journey with them?
- Increase coordination
- Enhances cardio-respiratory system
- Increase self-confidence
- Make new friends
To start kendo you will need is comfortable clothing and shoes and a bamboo shinai (sword). You should be able to borrow a Shinai from your local club at first and can buy your own later.
Seasons / typical registration periods
Kendo is practiced all year round, indoors.
Levels of competition
There are different levels of competition from beginner to expert across all ages.