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  • Please arrive with ample time to prepare for class (at least 15mins before).
  • There are showers and changing rooms on location.
  • All students and guests must check-in at the front desk prior to class.

Note: Kendo classes contain elements of iaido, kobudo and jodo, while Iaido classes contain elements of kendo, kobudo and jodo. The purpose of this is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Japanese swordsmanship as promoted by the All Japan Kendo Federation.


January 16Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 14Valentine’s Day
February 20Presidents’ Days
May 29Memorial Day
June 19Juneteenth
July 1-4Independence Day
September 4Labor Day
October 9Columbus Day
October 31Halloween
November 11Veterans Day
November 23 – 26Thanksgiving Weekend
December 22 – January 1Christmas / New Year

Class Fees

Monthly Subscription$150
Second Family MemberFree
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No Contracts.
  • Monthly Subscriptions are purchased through our website and can be canceled at anytime.
  • New subscriptions are prorated and renewed the 1st of every month.

Introductory Class

  • Prospective students are welcome to try one of each class for free.
  • Registration with OM Movement and a completed AUSKF Waiver are required.
  • Please wear comfortable pants and a t-shirt for class (please do not wear shorts).

OM Movement Registration

  • All students and guests are required to complete the online registration form for OM Movement.
  • Registration is free.
  • Follow the link below, click on the Sign-Up button on the right side of the page and follow the on screen instructions.

Required Forms

Federation Memberships

  • All United States Kendo Federation– Recommended for all students as it provides liability insurance.
  • Ryushin Shouchi Ryu Membership– Required for members wishing to seek rank in Ryushin Shouchi Ryu (Kobudo).
  • Please contact us before registering for more details.


The Institute of Budo Studies has partnered with Tozando for all equipment needs, offering exceptional products, at reasonable prices, directly from Japan.


  • Public Parking Garage: Between Hotel Arya and Peacock Cafe, $2 parking with validation coupon (available at the front desk).
  • Street Parking: Along McFarlane Rd and Grand Avenue.
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