New students are welcome to drop in anytime during class. Experiencing Shinkendo is often the best way to determine if it’s right for you.
Uniforms are highly recommended but training weapons are necessary.The initial cost for a bokken is inexpensive, around $15.Until one has a uniform, training can be done in athletic wear.Bokkens may be provided as determined by need but the student is highly encouraged to purchase his or her own.
Students are encouraged to participate to see if Shinkendo is right for them. As a Registered Student Organization, class fees are currently set at $20 per semester and are collected mid-semester. Fees are used for purchasing training equipment as well as various class related activities.