Mind 気
Sword 剣
Body 体

Welcome to Our Club

Kendo or ‘the way of the sword’ is the art of Japanese fencing as practiced by samurai for centuries.

Cornwall Kendo Club welcomes all levels from complete beginners through to experienced practitioners to study the arts of the Japanese sword. Under the tutelage of 5th dan Phil Booth and other highly experienced kendo practitioners you can rise the to the physical and mental challenge of Kendo. Learning this ancient Japanese art not only helps you keep fit but helps to teach respect and control of aggression. People of all levels of skill of physical ability are always welcome

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Join Us

Beginners Course

After a free induction lesson, come and enjoy the physical challenge of our beginners course which includes a thorough introduction to kendo basics, fencing technique and Nihon Kendo Kata, with a final grading to complete. Suitable for all ages.

8 week course costs £80.00, which includes a new bamboo sword (shinai). Temporary membership of the British Kendo Association (required) is £10.00

All other levels: Come to any or both of our twice weekly training sessions to learn new techniques and fence against other people of all levels.

When & Where?


Penryn School,TR10 9DQ


Ludgvan Community Centre
near Penzance,TR20 8ES

What's On

Fujii Sensei Memorial Kendo Seminar

Kendo seminar in memoriam of Fujii sensei.