Learn Japanese sword in Japan or online.


Shinkan Ryū Kenpō 真観流剣法 is a classical Japanese sword school. This style of swordsmanship derives from the Koryū bujutsu of the Edo period. Shinkan Ryū Kenpō focuses on the martial arts of the long and short sword. The primary curriculum is Kenjutsu and Iaijutsu / iaido.

Our emphasis is on correct technique and understanding. An open mind and heart are valuable to learning the martial arts. Japanese budō is an interesting endeavor that will engage your mind and body. Although we are learning sword combat that stems from the fighting men of medieval Japan, the samurai, the value of learning is to help ourselves and society become a better place.

The headquarters of Shinkan-ryū Kenpō is currently the Renshinkan dōjō in located in Nara, Japan.
If you have the interest to join through our distance learning it is available to those outside of the Japan. For information on online learning please contact us.

Learning Iaido & Kenjutsu In Japan or Online

Members of our school train in Japan and via online classes. Many students are glad to have the ability to study classical Japanese swordsmanship online. Studying iaido or kenjutsu online allows those who do not have convenient access to dojo the ability to explore the sword deeply with a qualified instuctor.

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