$120 – $180

Introduction to Kendo

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Studio 1

The Australian National University, Building 19, North Road

Acton, ACT 2601

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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This 10 week Introduction to Kendo course is open to anyone, including participants of any age or experience level.

This beginners course aims to introduce the basic principles and techniques of kendo, care and use of equipment such as shinai (sword) and bogu (armour), and dojo etiquette. The club provides all equipment, and students are requested to wear loose, comfortable clothing or martial arts gear (no watches or jewellery please). At the conclusion of the course, students integrate with general senior training, engage in jigeiko (free sparring), and are encouraged to work towards the first Kendo grading, 6 kyu.

This short course runs for 10 weeks between the 5th of March and 21st of May, every Tuesday* from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.

*Please note, there will be no classes held on the 9th and 16th of April.

Wear comfortable clothing for being physically active.

Ticket Types:

ANU Student: to be eligible for this ticket type you must be able to prove you are a current student of the ANU.

ANU Fitness Center Member: to be eligible for this ticket type you must be able to prove you are a current member of ANU Sport.

General Admission: Anyone who does not meet either of the other 2 categories and is 18 years or older.


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

If you are an ANU Student and have purchased an ANU Student ticket, please have your valid ANU Student ID available for inspection at the start of the first class.

Participants must be 18 years and over to participate.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free parking is available on campus, 1-2 minutes walk from Building 19.

Bus routes 300 and 7 have stops close-by.

Bicycle racks are located outside Building 19. Please BYO lock.

More details will be provided upon booking.


What can I bring into the event?

It is advised that you bring a bottle of water.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact either:

ANU Sport reception

sport@anu-sport.com.au

Phone: (02) 6125 2273

or

ANU Kendo Club

anukendo-executive@anu.edu.au


What's the refund policy?

Refunds will be available until 7 days before the start of the course.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes. If you are unable to print your ticket, please have it available on your mobile phone.

If you are an ANU Student and have purchased an ANU Student ticket, please have your valid ANU Student ID available for inspection at the start of the first class.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. Please send an email to sport@anu-sport.com.au detailing your current booking and the changes that need to be made.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No.

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Studio 1

The Australian National University, Building 19, North Road

Acton, ACT 2601

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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