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

Training Times



7:30pm – 9:00 pm

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



8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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



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.



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

Below is a list of dates when the school hall is not available in 2023.

WednesdayMay 3
ThursdayMay 11
ThursdayJune 1
WednesdayOctober 18
ThursdayOctober 19
WednesdayNovember 15

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. A casual fee is available which is generally not applied to guests or short term visitors.

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)
  • $30 – members from other clubs who train once or twice a week with KSK
  • $10 – casual attendance (per class and can be paid in cash)

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


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