Beginning 2017, Washinkan dojo is officially a non-profit organization with IRS 501C3 tax status!!!

What is Kendo?  See video documentary:

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March, 2017, Annual Shidogakuin Tournament at Rutgers University

September, 2016, 7th Annual Case Western Reserve University Student Cup

June, 2016, Baltimore-Annapolis Kendo Tournament.

March, 2016, GNEUSKF Kendo Education Seminar hosted by Washinkan DC in McLean, VA.

August 2015, Annual Kendo Camp

August 2015, Annual Kendo Camp

March 2015, Annual Shidogakuin Tournament at Rutgers Univ.

March, 2014, Annual GNEUSKF Kendo Championships, Cleveland; 3rd Place Team

February, 2014, Shidogakuin Annual Tournament at Rutgers Univ.; 1st Place Team Division.

December, 2013 Year End Practice in Herndon, Virginia

June 23, 2013, GNEUSKF Team won 2nd Place at All US Kendo Federation Jr. Youth National Championship in Vegas!  

Washinkan - Kendo & Iaido for All Ages

Welcome to the Washinkan Kendo site!  Washinkan kendo dojo has been dedicated to teaching of Kendo for more than 20 years in metro DC area. Here you will find information on all the courses we offer, both kendo and iaido, as well as schedules, resources and policies, and the latest announcements.


See kendo and iaido classes.

Schedule & Locations

See our practice schedule and locations.


View a list instructors.


See what's new since you
last visited.


See what we do.


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