Thank you for your interest in joining Kenchikai! We practice takes place in the Central Eastside Industrial District of Portland, Oregon.

Join as a Beginner

If you have no kendo experience (or something close to it), please see our beginning kendo page for instructions on how you can start learning kendo at Kenchikai. If you have any questions at all, just email

Joining with Experience

If you already have kendo experience, you may be able to join the main keiko. Please email to explain your situation, and what you would like to do. We're excited to practice with you.