Kendo, Iaido, & Jodo as explained by the All Japan Kendo Federation

Affiliated and Surrounding Dojos

All United States Kendo Federation

South Eastern United States Kendo Federation

Staunton Kendo FB (I’ll be posting more often here)

Staunton Park & Recreation (Where you sign up for classes)

Kanso Dojo (Our second location)

Roanoke Kendo (Genevra Littlejohn is the instructor)

VA Tech Kendo Club (Head instructor is also Genevra Littlejohn)

Elkton Ki Aikdo (Brian Kelley sensei’s Aikido & Iaido dojo)

Koryo Martial Arts (Hoang sensei’s Kendo dojo)

Michigan Koryu Kenkyukai (Boylan sensei’s Jodo & Iaido dojo, as well as his blog)

Silver Spring Naginata and Jodo Club (Frank Dimarco sensei’s Jodo & Naginata dojo)

Charlottesville Yoseikan (Where King sensei does MJER Iaido)
(Doug Gellman sensei)

Waynesboro YMCA Karate (Where King sensei does Shito-ryu Karate)

Kosho School of Karate (England sensei’s Karate, Jodo, & Iaido dojo)

Capital Area Budokai
Boylan sensei is affiliated with their Jodo program.
We are affiliated with their Kendo program.

Blue Ridge Karate Club (JKO Shito ryu karate)

Maryland Jodo (Dan Soares’ Dojo)

Chop Talk (England sensei’s podcast)

Local Japanese language meetup group (We are affiliated with them)

Charlottesville Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

Private Japanese language lessons:

If your in Tokyo and want check out a Kendo themed cafe


Recommended training gear suppliers & manufacturers (US based)

Kiyota Company (Store in Maryland)


Leather Tsuba (Preferred tsuba maker)

King Fisher Woodworks

Rive Reed Crafts (Bokken with saya)


Recommended training gear suppliers & manufacturers (Outside US)

AJKF Online Shop

SDK Supplies (Kim Taylor sensei’s business, email is best)
(Jo, Bokkens, and Leather tsuba for Jodo)

Bujin Design
(Leather tsuba dome for bokken)

Budo Design

Yari no Hanzo

Seido Shop


Zen Nihon Budogu

Local Deep Muscle Sport Massage, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, & Physical Therapist


Healing Touch Body Works

Aliceia Anderson:

Holistic Massage and Wellness, LLC


Heneberry Chiropractic

Still looking for a good acupuncturist and sport physical therapist!

Local leather shop that can take on a variety of custom tasks

Cobblestone Shoe & Leather Repair

Local Artist (Does budo related paintings)

Ivan Pesic

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