About Us

About Us

We offer classes in Kendo,
Seitei-gata Iaido, and Seitei Jodo.

These three martial art styles encompass the complete curriculum of the Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei (ZNKR)/All Japan Kendo Federation (AJKF).

Our classes are offered through Staunton Park & Recreation.

We meet at the Garden Center in Gypsy Hill Park.

You can sign up anytime as we have rolling admission.

Our classes are open to all age groups.

First class is free.

Class Times: Wednesdays
Iaido & Jodo 6:00-7:00pm
7:00-8:30 pm (Beginner/Mixed)
8:30-9:30 pm (Advanced)

Our History

Staunton Kendo, Iaido, & Jodo (2018- present) is the continuation of the old Waynesboro YMCA Kendo Club (1986-2005) and the defunct James Madison University Kendo group (2007-2011).

Our Logo

Our logo was designed by Abigail Portnoy, 3rd dan kendo IKBF. It is a tsuba (guard) with a kendo megane (facemask) in the center. Kendo is in the middle as it represents our primary art with Iaido and Jodo on each side representing the secondary arts we teach.

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