How to Join
To join, please visit our dojo, sign up for an application form, and pay enrollment fees during regular practice hours.
If you would like to see our practice before you join, please feel free to come and visit our dojo. No appointment is necessary! Our dojo door is always open for people to sit down and observe.
Waiver and Release & Health Insurance Requirement
Although Kendo is considered a safe martial art activity using protective gears, sometimes injury might happen due to a lack of enough warming up or stretching. To participate in our dojo activity, you must carry your primary health insurance.
New Member Fees
See the breakdown below for the new member fee.
One-time Registration Fee: $30
Tuition (first 2 months): $80
AUSKF Annual Fee*: $60 (adult) / $30 (17 & under or full-time student)
SCKO Annual Fee: $35 (adult) / $25 (17 & under or full-time student)
Total: $205 (adult) / $165 (17 & under or full-time student)
* AUSKF Fee will be $10 lower from the following year
Family discount: if you join as a family, 2nd(more) person would get half price of monthly tuition($20 per month).
Membership Registration, Tuition, and Other Payments
Membership tuition is collected every two months, at the beginning of the first month. For example, January and February tuition is due at the beginning of January.
Payments can be provided in one of the following ways:
Electronic payment (strongly preferred) - Dojo members now have the option to pay electronically. You must provide your name and payment note (example: "VHernandez JanFeb Tuition") in the note/memo section. Please see Dojo Electronic Payment Instructions for more information.
Check - Please make the check payable to "WLA Kendo Dojo". You must provide your name and payment note (example: "VHernandez JanFeb Tuition") in the note/memo section.
Cash (least preferred) - Please provide your payment in a sealed envelope. You must print your name and payment note (example: Vince Hernandez Jan/Feb Tuition) on an envelope
New Member Registration
Please complete the WLA New Member Form before joining the dojo.
Download registration form: