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Queensland Kendo Squad Training (monthly)

July 20 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm

Following Queensland’s huge success in the 2024 Australian Kendo Championships, The QKR is supporting monthly Qld Kendo Team Squad Training leading into the 47th Australian Kendo Championships to be held in Canberra, Easter 2025. The coaching will be led by the 2024-25 2024-25 QLD Kendo Coaching Team:

  • Takeru Shiratori (Kendo 4 Dan) – Head Coach
  • Nash Wu (Kendo 4 Dan) – Assistant Coach
  • Kaori Langley (Kendo 4 Dan) – Team Manager

The Kendo squad training will start in July and will continue monthly up to the AKC in April 2025. All members* are welcome to participate in this competition-specific training.

The training will be conducted at Somerville House Sports Centre, South Bank in Brisbane 1:00 – 3:45pm. Dates for the next 6 months are:

  • Sat 20th July
  • Sat 17th August
  • Sat 28th September
  • Sat 19th October
  • Sat 16th November
  • Sat 14th December
  • 2025 dates TBC

For anyone in North Qld wanting to participate, we maybe able to support a sub-squad training, depending on numbers – please get in touch with Qkrkendocoaching@qkr.asn.au

If you are interested in participating in the squad training, please complete the EOI – QLD Kendo Squad EOI

* members must be minimum 15 years old and in full bogu to participate.  

Participants must bring their own water bottle and manage their personal wellbeing by taking rest/breaks as required. Also please check your equipment before attending.
Also, please bring your full motivation and spirit to support a vigerous and spirited training and team spirit!


July 20 @ 8:00 am
December 14 @ 5:00 pm