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Rayleigh Leisure Centre, Rayleigh

Run by: Soushinkan Kendo Dojo

Come and try the traditional Japanese martial art of Kendo - Japanese sword fencing.


Suitable for 7+

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Kendo Practice

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Shinai Kendo was born out of a necessity to train. During a time in Japan live blades were outlawed and the Samurai Class needed a non lethal and legal way to continue their martial art.

A physical but very rewarding martial art. Today Kendo has developed into a competitive
sport enjoyed by many millions of people around the world and is generally recognised as one of the best forms of mind, body and spirit training.


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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Fri 5 Aug 19:00–21:00
  2. Fri 12 Aug 19:00–21:00
  3. Fri 19 Aug 19:00–21:00
  4. Fri 26 Aug 19:00–21:00
  5. Fri 2 Sep 19:00–21:00
  6. Fri 9 Sep 19:00–21:00
  7. Fri 16 Sep 19:00–21:00
  8. Fri 23 Sep 19:00–21:00
  9. Fri 30 Sep 19:00–21:00
  10. Fri 7 Oct 19:00–21:00
  11. Fri 14 Oct 19:00–21:00
  12. Fri 21 Oct 19:00–21:00
  13. Fri 28 Oct 19:00–21:00


Initial cost £7.00 for first few weeks then £28.00 a month to cover the Friday sessions. All costs to cover hire of venues.


Member of the Eikoku Kendo Renmei.


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Rayleigh Leisure Centre

Priory Chase, Rawreth Lane, Rayleigh, SS6 9NF


This activity is organised and run by Soushinkan Kendo Dojo.

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