About Us

Welcome to the Tallahassee Kendo club’s website, where you can find information on Kendo as well as club news.  For information on how to join, please visit our faq page.
Kendo, or “way of the sword”, is the martial art of Japanese fencing. Kendo is a physically and mentally challenging activity that combines traditional martial arts values with sport-like physical elements. Practitioners of Kendo wear traditionally styled clothing, protective armor (bogu), and use a bamboo sword (shinai). Around eight million people world-wide practice kendo with approximately seven million in in Japan. Kendo puts strong emphasis on character building, manners, respect, and self confidence.