and Youth Program
will need to sign up for membership before practice. We recommed
attending one of our practice session to observe before signing
up, to gain an understanding of what our practice is like before
committing to join.
the JCC facility as a guest, please provide your drivers license
to the security at the front entrance. A one-day visitors pass will
be issued to you.
may sign up for membership at the dojo anytime. Sign-up forms and
fees are available under the Membership
Our youth program
is for children between the age of 7 and 14. We provide a dedicated
and separate kendo instructional program to the younger members
of our dojo so that content of instruction is more age appropriate.
an environment where children can:
positive attitudes, habits such as:
to one-another (including fellow students, parents) and
their own needs.
in their ability to learn and master new soft and hard skills
(which can be generalized to help with their life outside
of kendo, too, e.g. school, friendships)
- Make friends.
- Learn kendo
and kendo-related skills in a fun, encouraging, engaging and
for the dedicated youth program will take place the first half of
each practice, followed by drills with our approved instructors
and assistants during the Open Practice on the second hour.
our youth program may be advanced to the adult practice at any age
once their ability has reached competency as deemed by
the head sensei. Sign-up requirements are the same as our regular
adult members. Sign-up forms and fees are available under the