Study of any Budo Art at the Kuroyama Budokai requires payment of TWO components - Annual Membership Fees and Class Training fees.
Annual Membership Fees
Annual membership fees are due by 30 June for the next financial year or at the time of first joining (subject to any free trial periods). Fees comprise of National, State & Club registration and admin, and insurance coverage. Fees are calculated based upon the art(s) studied.
Membership requirements for the 2019/20 financial year are:
Membership to both Australian Kendo Renmei (AKR) and ACT Kendo Renmei (ACTKR) is required.
+ $20 AKR annual membership fee ($10 if under 16)
+ $10 AKR registration in Iaido (if applicable)
+ $10 AKR registration in Jodo (if applicable)
+ $30 ACTKR annual membership fee
+ $20 ACTKR joining fee (once only)
Note: If the above fees have been paid through other clubs or State Renmei they are not required to be paid again (proof of payment may be required).
Membership to the Australian Kyudo Association (AKA) is required. This should be discussed at the Dojo.
Membership to the Australian Naginata Federation (ANF) is required. This should be discussed at the Dojo.
Late Payment of Fees
Members whose Annual Fees are not received by due dates may be ineligible to participate in regular training or seminars until such fees are paid, and may have a waiting period before they can undertake a grading or competition.
Training fees are due by the start of the second week of the training term. Kuroyama Budokai uses a four terms per year training schedule aligned to the starting dates of the ACT School Term. Each of these terms has approximately 12 weeks of training. For the 2019/20 financial year (1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020) these dates are:
Term A Mon 22 July to Sat 12 October 2019
Term B Mon 14 October to Sat 1 February 2020
Term C Mon 2 February to Sun 26 April 2020
Term D Mon 27 April to Sun 19 July 2020
Training fees for the 2019/20 financial year are:
Iaido - $75 per Term for each 1 hour session
Jodo - $75 per Term for each 1 hour session
Kyudo - $115 per Term for each 1.5 hour session
Naginata - $115 per Term for each 1.5 hour session
Casual attendance is an option - attendance is recorded and invoiced at the end of the Term at a rate of $15 per 1 hour Session.
Late Payment of Fees