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2012 Beginner Class Dates

Kendo - The Way of the Sword Evolving from the traditional Samurai swordsmanship of Feudal Japan. We are offering you the opportunity to discover another culture based on Medieval Japanese traditions and has been influences by Zen ideas. Learn to manipulate a shinai (or bamboo sword) in real strikes against other people as well as non-contact traditional training by way of Kata or forms. General techniques of attack and defence practiced and armour is worn for more advanced training and for sparring and competition. Ages from 8 to 80, both boys and girls, are all welcome! No prior experience required ... ... Enrol if you dear! Some basic information for 2012 Beginners Class are here: Dates : Beginner Class A : 10/17 March - 7 July (18 lessons) Beginner Class B : 14/21 July - 3 November (18 lessons) Time : Satursday, 1.30 - 3.00pm Venue : SOE Gym, Gate 4, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton Fees : 200.00 NZD (including equipment rentals) Read more at our training blog