Iaijutsu practitioners will learn the art of drawing and sheathing the sword, practicing and applying proper cuts and blocks (suburi), practicing forms (kata), partnered kata (kumitachi), samurai etiquette, sword maintenance and other quintessential concepts of traditional swordsmanship.
Kendo practitioners will learn the way of Japanese fencing by using bamboo swords (shinai) and protective armor (bōgu) to have full contact training and matches. Users will also learn the traditional form (kata). Kendo ultimately combines both martial arts and sports activities together.
Kendo practitioners have the opportunity to compete at the SA State kendo Championships (Adelaide, March), new Members Taikai (Adelaide, July), Victorian Kendo Championships (Melbourne, August) and the UniSport Nationals (Gold Coast, September)