Introduction to Kendo: Beginners Course

Sign up for our 1-month Introduction to Kendo Beginners Course and experience the martial art of kendo for yourself!


Our Beginners Course is structured to help you learn the basics of kendo under the guidance of San Kawa's senior instructors. The courses normally start the first Tuesday of every month.


What you'll need:

All you need are a pair of tracksuit pants and a tshirt. That's it!

What you'll learn:

You’ll start with a bamboo sword (shinai) provided by the dojo and learn the basics of kendo footwork, sword motion as well as vocabulary and etiquette.



If you wish to carry on training after the first month, you can continue with the standard beginners course.
2nd Month:
R450 - this includes a club t-shirt.
3rd Month:
R450 - this includes membership to the South African Kendo Federation (click here to find out about the benefits of membership).

Afterwards normal training fees will apply.


Contact us

Contact us if you'd like to start the beginners course, have any questions or just want to watch a class

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