Payment Policy Information
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Gedatsu USA Kendo Dojo is a part of Southern California Kendo Federations and All US Kendo Federation. To join Gedatsu USA Kendo Dojo, you must pay full amount of membership fees to SCKF and AUSKF. Membership fees are due on January 31st, every year. You cannot practice at Gedatsu USA Kendo Dojo until you pay the full amount of membership fees.

A new membership must pay full amount of membership fees when he/she joins Gedatsu USA Kendo Dojo regardless how many month left in the year. For example, if you join Gedatsu USA Kendo Dojo in December, you have to pay the full amount of membership fees for the year, and you need to pay the full amount of membership fees again in next January.

SCKF membership fee and AUSKF membership fees:

Kyu - 17 & under $14.00/year $25.00/year $39.00/year
Kyu - 18 & older $26.00/year $40.00/year $66.00/year
Dan - 17 & under $14.00/year $40.00/year $54.00/year
Dan - 18 & older $26.00/year $40.00/year $66.00/year

Gedatsu USA Kendo Dojo Membership Fee/Year:

Single Family
$46.00 $70.00

You must pay nonrefundable deposit when you start. The amount is three times of your tuition. This is the one time deposit. However, if you fail to pay tuition for three months, your membership at Gedatsu USA Kendo Dojo is terminated and you need to pay the deposit again.

Tuition is due on the first Tuesday every month. Monthly due must be paid regardless of whether you choose to practice or not. A leave of absence may be granted upon request. This leave would be a minimum of 3 months, and must be given to the treasurer in writing one month in advance.

  1 Month 2 Months 3 Months
1 Student $20.00/month $40.00/month $60.00/month
2 Student/Family $30.00/month $60.00/month $90.00/month
3 Student/Family $40.00/month $80.00/month $120.00/month
4 Student/Family $50.00/month $100.00/month $150.00/month

If you fail to pay tuition for 3 consecutive months, your membership in Gedatsu USA Kendo Dojo will be terminated. If you wish to continue to attend GUSKD to practice kendo, you must pay deposit again to GUSKD.

All Kenshi wearing bogu are automatically entered into every tournament. If a student is not plan to participate, he or she must notify our secretary two months in advance. Otherwise, you must pay all tournament fees and penalty fees for no show ($20.00 each). Tournament information is available at monthly meeting and after practice. It is your own responsibility to find out tournament information.

17 & Under (Kyu) $25.00 Each/Varies
18 & Older (Kyu) $25.00 Each/Varies
All Ages (Yudansha) $25.00 Each/Varies

If you would like to order Japanese lunch box for the tournament, you must inform the secretary at least one month before the tournament.

Shinpan Order FREE
Participant Order $9.00 Each/Varies

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