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How to Start Kendo

Courses information (1)

 

1st Cohort Children & Teenager Kendo Experience Class (Age 6 to 13) 

Date: 4:00pm - 5:00pm OR 5:00pm - 6:00pm on Sunday (Dates to be confirmed)

Venue: Dance Room, 5/F, Java Road Sports Centre, 99 Java Road, North Point

Shinai & shinai bag: $350 *$350 will be waived if bringing own qualified equipment 

 

Registration Fees: HKD$600/person (8 Lessons) 

*Experience Class participants are waived for Entry Fee, Annual or Monthly Fees, and they will not be entitled to HKKA member benefits

Application Deadline: While quota lasts

Objective:

1) To help participants to learn the kendo basics - dojo etiquette and discipline, gripping Shinai (bamboo sword), Kata, kendo movement face, hand and punch strike practice

2) To cultivate agility, dexterity, instant response, endurance and correct posture; to develop habits and patience, nourish, cultivate concentration, decisiveness and sportsmanship

 

Course Information (2)

a. Beginner class

Time:7:30pm-9:00pm (Every Monday)
Venue:Function room 2, Wan Chai Queens Elizabeth Stadium, 2/F, 18 Oi Kwan Road, Wanchai
Time:9:00pm-11:00pm (Every Wednesday)
Venue:

Function room 2, Wan Chai Queens Elizabeth Stadium, 2/F, 18 Oi Kwan Road, Wanchai



b. Free Training/Keiko (Participant must be bogu wearer)

Time:9:00pm-11:00pm (Every Friday)
Venue:Dance Room, Island East Sports Centre, 52 Lei King Road, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong



c. Kendo Kata/Iaido Free Training (8:30a.m.-9:30a.m.)
   Squad Training (9:30a.m.-11:30a.m.)(For Qualified Persons Only)
   Godou Keiko (11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.)

Time:08:30-12:30 (Every Sunday)
Venue:Function Room 2, Wan Chai Queens Elizabeth Stadium , 2/F, 18 Oi Kwan Road, Wanchai



(Course B & C are recommended for qualified members or members with coach referral.) (The training venue and time may vary; mainly on Hong Kong Island, HKKA will not inform members personnally on any change on venue and time, thus members are strongly advised to check the time and venue on Time Table at HKKA website before each class.)



2. Membership Fee

Entry Fee HKD$300 (Pay once only)

Annual Fee HKD$220 ($110 Pay half if joining from July)

Monthly Fee HKD$ 300 per month X 3 months (To be settled quarterly)

Total payment for the new member: HKD$1,420/HKD$1,310 ($100 less if joining from July)


Membership fee will be charged on a quarterly basis. Members shall settle the membership fee on time during these months: January, April, July, and October.

*Please inform us of any suspension/termination of membership. Otherwise, recovery actions will be taken for the outstanding membership fee.

 

3. Registration

Please send the filled application form and cheque by post or by hand to our office. Parents' signature must be provided if participants are aged under 18 years old.


4. Payment Method

  1. Participants should deposit the payment in Hong Kong Kendo Association Limited bank account in Hang Seng Bank Limited: 281- 264200-001 while using cash deposit, ATM or online transfer. The receipt should be sent to HKKA by post, e-mail or fax.
  2. The cheque should be crossed and made payable to "Hong Kong Kendo Association Limited” and send to HKKA office by post or by hand . (Cash is not accepted)

5. Equipment for beginners:

The beginner should wear proper sportswear.
A bamboo sword is required (Members can purchase equipment on their own or ask coaches for any inquiry)


Hong Kong Kendo Association

Address: Room1029 Olympic House No.1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Website: http://www.hongkongkendo.com/
Email:hkka@hkolympic.org
Tel: (852) 2504–8145
Fax: (852) 2890–8052
Contact person: Ms. Tracy Yuen
Office hour: 10:00am-06:00pm (Monday –Friday)


Remark

  1. Information should be completely provided.
  2. No refund can be made after the application process.
  3. Participants could consider whether they have to buy insurance if necessary.
  4. Participants must consider whether they have the ability to participate. If necessary, please consult a doctor.
  5. Participants must comply with the coach instruction. Otherwise, participates would be refused to participate in the programme and no refund will be arranged.
  6. Classes will continue as usual if Typhoon Signal No. 1/ No. 3, or Amber/ Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted. When an announcement is made by the Hong Kong Observatory during the following time periods that the Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be issued within the next two hours, classes will be canceled as indicated. No make-up class will be arranged for classes canceled due to bad weather.
  7. The above information can be advised by HKKA.
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