Resources

Oxford Kendo

Oxford Kendo Membership Manual

Oxford Kendo Waiver Liability Release Agreement

OXFORD KENDO CLUB – Child Protection Policy

Oxford University Kendo

OUKC Risk Assessment

OUKC Constitution

OUKC Code of Conduct

Kendo Federations

British Kendo Association

European Kendo Federation

All Japan Kendo Federation

All United States Kendo Federation

Kendo Equipment Maintenance

Maintaining your Equipment – Kendo Equipment Manual

Shinai Maintenance Guide – S. Quinlan 2006

Shinai Maintenance Video (YouTube) – Inoue Hidekatsu Sensei

Kendo Equipment Suppliers

Please contact one of the senior members of administration regarding equipment as we have club accounts with most major vendors for discounted pricing.

Kendo Guidebooks to Download

Kendo Beginners Booklet – Terry Holt Sensei 7th Dan

Kendo Referee Booklet – Terry Holt Sensei 7th Dan

Examination & Grading Guidelines

BKA Grading Requirements

Oxford Kendo Kyu Grading Guidelines – Yasuyuki Hiyama Sensei 6th Dan

Kendo Blogs & Forums

Kenshi 247 – Osaka based Kendo Hub for articles, photography and publications.

Kendoinfo – Geoff Salmon (7th Dan) articles and opinion on kendo.

Kendo World – International Kendo Magazine and Forum

Japanese Swordsmanship

Japanese Swords, Kendo and Iaido

Kendo Videos

Kendo Shinai Making

Kendo – 8th Dan (Hachidan) Documentary (National Geographic)

A Single Blow – Naoki Eiga

The Empty Mind – Kendo at the Budokan

Samurai Spirit Kendo 

Kendo Kata 1-10

Discussion with Inoue Yoshihiko (Kendo Hanshi 8th Dan) on History & Nihon Kendo Kata

Books on Kendo

Book of Five Rings – Miyamoto Musashi

Kendo: The Definitive Guide – Hiroshi Ozawa 8th Dan

Kendo: A Comprehensive Guide to Japanese Swordsmanship – Geoff Salmon 7th Dan

This is Kendo: The Art of Japanese Fencing – Junzo Sasamori & Gordon Warner

Heart of Kendo – Darrel Max Craig

Complete Kendo – John J. Donohue

Kendo: Its Philosophy, History & Means to Personal Growth – Minoru Kiyato

Master of Kendo – Richard Brightfield & Eric Cherry (Ilustrator)

Sword of the Samura: The Classical Art of Japanese Swordsmanship – George R. Parulski