Welcome to the website of the oldest Kendo dojo in the Czech Republic - Katsubo Kenrikai, which was founded in 1986.
Advanced Kendo practitioners - we welcome all Kendo-ka from all countries to practice with us - both beginners and advaced. If you are planning a trip or a longer stay in Prague or nearby, we invite you to our dojo!
Newcomers & beginners - if you are currently residing in Prague and would like to give Kendo classes a try, just stop by on Wednesday or Friday. You can either observe a class or try it right away (for that you will need some sport clothes, a t-shirt and sweatpants or shorts will do fine).
Our dojo is situated in Prague district Dejvice. As Prague is a popular destination for tourists and expats in Europe, there are almost always several foreigners of various nationalities and Kendo levels practicing Kendo in our dojo. All our instructors speak reasonably fluent English.
• 20.00 - 22.00 Kendo training (For both beginners and advanced)
Fridays (in July and August)
• 18.00 - 20.00 Kendo training (Beginners and advanced)
Sportovní centrum ČVUT Juliska
Pod Juliskou 4
160 000 Praha 6 - Dejvice
You can reach us by walking from the subway (Metro) station "Dejvicka", it takes about 15 minutes.
Or you can take a tram no. 20, or bus 107, 116, 147 or 160 from the Dejvicka metro station to the stop Nádraží Podbaba or Čínská. From there walk past the Crown Plaza hotel to the street "Pod Juliskou". The grey Sport Centre buliding will be on your right.
If you go by car, you can park in front of the building.
Katsubo Kenrikai is a member of the Czech Kendo Federation
Katsubo Kenrikai was estabilished in October 1986 as the oldest Kendo club in our country. The co-founder and leader of our dojo is Mr. Miloslav Hotovec.
We hold regular trainings sessions, organize seminars, examinations and competitions as well as participate in exhibitions and other events that promote Budo and Japanese culture.
The most advanced person of our dojo is Mr. Filip Baumruk (6th Dan). Additionaly we currently have 4 holders of the 5th Dan grade: Tomáš Berger, Ondřej Dudáš, Daniel Häckl and Adam Urban. Many of our students hold lower grades.