Kendo equipment include the following:
- Bamboo sword (shinai): 3′ 8”/117 cm for girls, 3′ 9”/120 cm for boys, the size would usually be written on shinai’s handle (柄); for practicing Kendo fighting skills(a bamboo sword)
In addition, Kendo players also wear the following:
- Kendo uniform: the upper wear (kendogi) and the long pleated skirt (hakama)
- Protective armour (bogu): the helmet (men), the protection for the forearm (kote), the breastplate (dou) and the loin guard hanging (tare)
All these equipment may be ordered through our club.
* For new members who have not ordered the Kendo uniform yet, you may wear any sports clothing that is comfortable.