Event Details

Dear Kendokas,

You are invited to attend the annual London Kendo Seminar and Grading

Venue: Somers Town Community Sports Centre, 134 Chalton St, London NW1 1RX

Date: Friday 31st March – Sunday 2nd April


This years seminar will focus on the 3 main areas:  Hands – Body – Feet

These sections will be taught by

Jeff Humm Sensei Kyoshi 7th Dan, Gary O’Donnell Sensei Kyoshi 7th Dan, and Malcolm Goodwin Sensei Renshi 7th Dan



Friday Evening (19:00 – 22:00)

Kendo no Kata

Practice with individual instruction. 

All those taking an examination on Sunday are advised to attend if possible. 


Saturday (09:00 – 17:00)

Participants will placed in grade groupings and will rotate during the course of the day.

Registration: 09:00 – 09:30

A: 9:30 – 11:30 

B: 11:30 – 13:30 

Lunch (13:30 – 14.00)

C: 14:00 – 16:00

Closing practice (16:00 – 17:00)


If you have any queries, please contact the Kendo Events Officer at kendoevents@britishkendoassociation.com

There is also a Grading up to 5th Dan

Any queries regarding Grading should be made to Young Park, the Kendo Grading Officer, at kendograding@britishkendoassociation.com