Venue & Times

Edinburgh Kendo Club (Edinburgh Kendokai) is a dedicated and friendly Kendo club in Edinburgh, Scotland. We are serious and commited to the study, practice, and promotion of the Japanese fencing art of Kendo.

Schedule

Day Location Time

Monday

Ravelston Sports Club,
Mary Erskine School

Craigleith Rise
Edinburgh, EH43NT
19.00-21.00
Friday Ravelston Sports Club,
Mary Erskine School

Craigleith Rise
Edinburgh, EH43NT
18.30-21.00
Kids 18:30 – 19.30

In addition to the above times, there is an open invite to practise at affiliate dojo at Edinburgh University Kendo Club. (term time only), St.Andrews (currently dormant), Aberdeen & Dunfermline. See below for links to their respective websites and information.

Beginners: Please have a look at the beginners class page.

Kids: Please have a look at the kids class page.

Costs: Please have a look at the membership page.

Affiliated Clubs: We have six clubs that are strongly associated with us:

- Edinburgh Kendo Kids Club (extension)
- Edinburgh University Kendo Club (extension)
- St.Andrews Kendo Club (affiliate)
- Aberdeen Kendo Club (affiliate)
- Aberdeen University Kendo Club (affiliate)
Yugenkai – Dunfermline

Equipment (adults info)
Shinai (bamboo sword) – Cost: £18-30
Dogi (uniform) – not required (allowed) for a couple of months with costs vary tremendously, a cheap-good set costs £40
Bogu (armour) – not needed for at least 6 months with the cheapest start at approx £300
We have a few sets of club armour available for that ‘transition’ period.

Kendo Suppliers

Nine Circles
Eurokendo
All Japan Budogu