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Welcome to



We are a friendly, social kendo club welcoming all ages and levels.

We accept new joiners year-round at any time and can ensure that an instructor is available to teach you whenever you arrive. Just come in with loose and comfortable training clothes for your first session.

Children and adult classes start at the same time on Saturdays.

What People Say

Adrian Wells

Friendly and welcoming Kendo Dojo. Beginners are welcome any time and are able to learn with experienced kendoka and teachers.

Gonçalo Lopes

Tora Dojo is a uniquely special place for practicing Kendo at all levels in London. The friendship and mutual support between the group members are incredible, and it shows through the quality of the practice.

X Chen

Everyone here is so warm, friendly, and patient :) I had been worried about joining a dojo after moving to a new city, and I am so grateful that the wonderful people here made the transition so natural and lovely.

What is Kendo?

Kendo is a form of Traditional East Asian fencing that typically uses body armour and bamboo swords. Widely practised in Japan and Korea it is a highly popular martial art that is enjoyed by school children, university students, professional athletes, and amateur adults. 

Find Us Here

Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:00 - 10:00 pm
@ London Nautical School

Children (15 years +) and Adults

London Nautical School

61 Stamford Street, Lambeth, London, SE1 9NA


Please use the side entrance to the car park on Hatfields Street to find the sports hall.

Nearest tube stations 

Waterloo, Southwark and Blackfriars

2:30 PM - 4:30 pm
@ Seven Islands  Leisure Centre

Children (6 years +) and Adults

Seven Islands Leisure Centre

100 Lower Rd, London SE16 2TU, United Kingdom


Families can train together

Nearest tube stations 

Canada Water

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