Training.


Kendo and Iaido are also competitive sports.
Training at Ken Shin Kai is well balanced to support each individual motivation.

Training Times

Kendo

Monday

7:30pm – 9:00 pm

General class for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. Focus on kihon.

Iaido

Wednesday

8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Suitable for beginners and advanced. Focus on Seitei Gata and Koryu (Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu).

Kendo

Thursday

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Focus on kata and jigeiko. Kata will alternate between Nippon Kendo Kata and Fundamental Kendo techniques with a Bokken (Bokuto-ni-yoro Kendo Kihon-waza Keiko-ho). Kata is available for all students including beginners.

Kendo

Saturday

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Primary Childrens class and general class for all students.

Suitable for children ages 9-16.

All Instructors have Working With Children accreditation (Bluecard).

No Training Days

Hall availability for 2024 will be posted here when available.

Training Fee

Training fees are charged monthly according to the following schedule. These fees covers all training for the month regardless of how many sessions are attended. The fee is due and payable at the beginning of each month and applies regardless of actual attendence. That is, the fee is payable even if you do not attend for that month. Students and members from other dojo’s are always welcome to train at no charge.

Payable monthly. Please use Last name and Month being paid as bank reference.

  • $75 – kendo and kendo/iaido
  • $50 – iaido only
  • $40 – junior (16 and under)

To direct deposit your fees, please include your name and the month of the fee being paid:

ACCOUNT DETAILS:

BankWestpac
Account NameKen Shin Kai Incorporated
BSB034 055
Account Number222773

Please pay as close to the beginning of each month where possible.

Membership fees also apply for the Queensland Kendo Renmei Incorporated and the Australian Kendo Renmei Incorporated.

Useful Links

Queensland Kendo Renmei (QKR)
Australian Kendo Renmei – offical site for kendo, iaido and jodo in Australia.
Tozando – great place for all kendo and iaido needs at excellent prices.
Shogun Kendogu – excellent quality from Blake Bennett Sensei using New Zealand leather.

The following Equipment Manual is provided in a series of PDF documents:
Section 1 | Section 2 | Section 3 | Section 4 | Section 5