About us

Kashi-No Ki Kenyu Kai is dedicated to the development and promotion of kendo and brings a high level of understanding of the art to the locality. The club is a long established and highly regarding centre for kendo and has attracted some of the best Japanese and European teachers to the region as a means of enhancing the quality of the teaching available to club members.

Our aim is to develop and promote Kendo by studying it through the very heart of its originating culture and core values. We aim to achieve this by providing high ranking Japanese teachers and qualified, CRB-checked national and international coaches.

Kashi No Ki Kenyu Kai dojo is proud of being a not-for-profit organisation that provides the opportunity for people within the County to be exposed to the cultural richness that comes from a study of Kendo. We constantly strive to improve kendo skill and knowledge and to encourage and promote international relations through Kendo.

Kashi No Ki Kenyu Kai believes in respecting it’s members no matter what their ability or disability – we are an inclusive club that aims to promote understanding and well-being through the practice of kendo. We believe we have the skills to meet each individuals’ aspirations and patterns of learning. Students are allowed to progress at their own pace and to pursue kendo to the level and depth that they are most comfortable with. We understand the importance of providing a relaxed and safe environment in which to enjoy and develop whilst pursuing the art of Kendo.