We are the
We are the reigning Berlin individual and team champions
Former members of the German national team, members of the national squad and the Berlin state squad train with us. The level is adapted to this. Meaning: Kakerigeeeeeeeiko!
Founding year of the Tekkeikan
Tekkeikan is the kendo division of the Olympischer Sport-Club BERLIN e.V. The history of the OSC goes back to January 6, 1890.
The first training session for the Kendo division took place on 17 October 2011. As the photo shows, the founders are Alexander Triebsees, Stefan Linz, Sabine Nuding, Joern Barthel and Jan Ulmer (from left to right).
Kendo: what is it?
Kendo (from Japanese 剣道, ken=sword, dō=way) is the modern version of traditional Japanese sword fighting, which involves fighting in armor with a bamboo sword.
First train hard, then relax together with a cool drink - that's kendo for us.
Kendo in Germany and Berlin
In Berlin alone there are currently 7 clubs, all of which belong to the Kendo Association Berlin. Image film from the German Kendo Association
Would you like to leave your comfort zone?
We can definitely help you with that. For kendo beginners, we offer great try-out sessions and a trial lesson with the Tekkeikan Juniors - with probably the best instructors in the world.
If you have been practicing kendo for a while and are looking for a great club, you can find more information on how to join us here.
As in all of Berlin, guests are always welcome! Do you have any questions? Then simply write us a message.
Meet our Trainers
Robin has been doing kendo for as long as he can remember. In addition to several national team appearances on the world stage, he is a valuable contact person with his wealth of experience.
As a founding member and kendoka for over 20 years, Joern teaches everyone in his performance-oriented trainings.
Ali has been practicing kendo for over 20 years, is a founding member and trains beginners as well as advanced students.
Kei has been doing kendo for a long time and was also in the national team. Kei is now our co-trainer for the Tekkeikan juniors
Mika has been doing kendo since she was a teenager and looks after our youngsters with a lot of sweat and blood.
Paul brings a focus on shiai and fitness to the club. He has been able to expand his skills and knowledge in several appearances at major tournaments.
Armin made his debut in the beginners' course 3/2016 and in addition to his duties as a trainer for the beginners, he is also active on the board.
Our Executive Board
More Dan carriers
In addition to our above-mentioned dan holders, we have a few more:
|He also makes Berlin fit.
|Occasionally in kendo, now very often.
|Coffee and dessert connoisseur
|Moves like a young stag
|2x ginger ale please
|The man can smile at kendo
|The walking kendo encyclopedia