Reading Shoshinkai Clubs

Practice times

General practice and beginners courses12pm to 3pmSaturday
General practice and beginners courses8pm to 10pmTuesday


Sports Hall, Kendrick School
East Street

East Street is one-way, accessed from London Road. Turn right at The Turks pub.


There is very limited parking at the school – the car park is next to The Turks pub – turn right into the gated area immediately before the pub.

If this is full, there are a few other options for local parking:

Session fees

These are:

  • £10 per session OR
  • £20 per month if you attend a kendo session an average of once per week
  • £30 per month if you regularly attend more than one session per week

Account details for setting up a standing order are available on our Facebook group, or by asking in the pub.

Age range

18 and overs only.


If you practice Kendo, and want to join a session with us, you are more than welcome. We train in a large hall with ample capacity for visitors.

Your first session is free.

The pub (AKA ‘the second dojo’)

On Tuesday training is followed by a relaxing post-keiko de-brief at the nearby Great Expectations Hotel.

On Saturday training is usually followed by post-session drinks at The Turks pub.