8-week Adult Kendo Beginner Course, Spring 2016

  • 08 Oct 2016
  • 17 Dec 2016
  • St Johns Anglican Church Hall, Corner of Warrane Road and McClelland Street, Willoughby
A 8-week Kendo beginner course will start on 8 October 2016. This course aims to teach you the Kendo basics, including etiquette, footwork, cutting techniques and various training methods. You should 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:
  • Oct 8, 22, 29 (no class on 15th due to Kendo tournament)
  • Nov 5, 19, 26 (no class on 12th due to International Budo Workshop in Sydney University Sports & Aquatic Centre)
  • Dec 10, 17
Time: Sat 12noon to 1:30pm.

Course duration:
Every Saturday for 8 weeks.

Location:
St John Anglican Church Hall, Corner of Warrane Road and McClelland Street, Willoughby.

Cost:
$200 (this covers the 8-week course fee, Australian Kendo Renmei and NSW Kendo Association annual membership fee and insurance cover, shinai - bamboo sword).

During the course, the instructor will discuss about purchasing your own uniform (kendogi and hakama) as well as your own armour (bogu).  These items can cost from $500 upwards.  These items usually last for many years, so they are certainly good investment if you would like to continue practicing Kendo beyond the 8-week beginner course.


Registration:
You must complete the online course registration process prior to the start date of the course to allow us to prepare equipments for your first lesson.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

$200 course fees should be transferred to:

Bank: Westpac
Account Name: Sydney Kendo Club
BSB: 032267
Account Number: 209344
Description: Please put your name for identification purposes
Registration without payment will not be processed.

If you have any questions with the beginner course, please email beginner@sydneykendoclub.org.
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