At Melbourne Budokai we train in the arts of Kendo, Iaido, and Naginata. Our club is affiliated with each art's
official governing bodies and associations at a state, national, and international level.
Kendo (剣道) means "Way of The Sword". It is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting which was derived from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu). The Concept of Kendo is to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the katana (Japanese sword).
Tuesday - 7.30 pm
Thursday - 7.30 pm
Sunday - 9.30 am
Iaido (居合道) is a modern Japanese martial art associated with drawing the sword. It involves performing predetermined forms, or kata, to replicate a specific situation and the correct way to effect a defensive or attacking technique. It was derived from iaijutsu, a sub-specialization of kenjutsu.
Tuesday - 6.00 pm
Thursday - 6.00 pm
Naginata-do is a modern Japanese martial art based on wielding the Naginata. A Naginata is a bladed pole weapon with a long wooden shaft. Modern naginata practice involves a weapon made from a wooden staff with bamboo slats in place of the blade.
Monday - 6.30 pm
Saturday - 10.30 am
Melbourne Budokai & Kenshikan Dojo
91 Rosslyn Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
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Melbourne Budokai is affiliated with:
International Kendo Federation
Australian Kendo Renmei
Victorian Kendo Renmei
International Naginata Federation
Victorian Naginata Federation