• Clubs

    The journey of 1000 steps begins with just one.

    Tsunami Yodokan

    Head Instructor: Shihan Mike Selvey 7th Dan Kyoshi

    Dojo Address: 12, Beynon Road, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3RL

    Training Day: Tuesdays 20.30pm to 22.00pm

    Kyushin Yodokan

    Instructor: Geoff Murray 6th Dan Kyoshi.

    Dojo Address: Cowfold Village Hall RH13 8AA

    Training Day: Thursdays 18.00pm to 20.00pm

    Tengu Yodokan

    Instructor: Richard Jones 4th Dan Renshi

    Dojo Address: 5A The Southend, Ledbury HR8 2EY

    Training Day: Wednesdays 19.00pm to 20.30pm

    Tenshin Yodokan

    Instructor: Shidoin Stuart Knight

    Dojo Address: 423 Little Wakering Road, Southend-on-Sea SS3 0LN

    Training Day: Wednesdays 19.30pm to 21.30pm

    Tonbo Yodokan

    Instructor: Shidoin Denis Nikandrovs

    Dojo Address: 12, Beynon Road, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3RL

    Training Day: Tuesdays 19.00pm to 20.30pm

    Fudoshin Yodokan

    Instructor: Sensei Demetri

    Dojo Address: Charles Major Centre, Duppas Hill Terrace, CR0 4BA

    Training Day: Thursdays 19.30pm to 21.30pm

    Yabane Yodokan

    Instructor: Sensei Crusoe

    Dojo Address: Emmanuel United Reform Church, West Wickham, BR4 9JS

    Training Day: Wednesdays 20.00pm to 22.00pm

    Past Masters

    Gallery of Past Masters

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    Galleries of past Martial Arts events attended by Tenshin Ryu students

    Japan 2002

    Japan 2008

    Japan 2012


    The pride and satisfaction from gaining a grade cannot be measured. It is an award for all the hard work, discipline and commitment shown

    • The full Tenshin Ryu Iaido syllabus can be viewed here

    • The full Tenshin Ryu Iaijutsu syllabus can be viewed here

    Tenshin Ryu has 6 Kyu grades before Shodan (Black Belt). The Black belt system has a maximum of 10. It is considered that 5th dan and above to be master grades.

    Obtaining a Black belt does not mean that any expertise has been gained, only that you have reached a sufficient level for the real training to begin.

    Be determined in your resolve to achieve more. Practice, practice, practice. Become familiar with your grading syllabus, dojo etiquette, Kamiza etiquette and be able to demonstrate how to look after an Iaito (Katana) and name all parts of the Iaito

    The Seven Virtues of Bushido

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    Take a closer look into our amazing team. We won’t bite.

    Mike Selvey

    Chief Instructor

    Training since 1972, Awarded Title of Shihan by DNBK Kyoto Japan. Currently 7th Dan Kyoshi. Teaches Iaido, Iaijutsu and Yodokan Budo. Received awards for Leadership.

    Geoff Murray


    Training since 1989, Currently 6th Dan Kyoshi awarded by DNBK Kyoto Japan. Teaches Iaido and Iaijutsu.

    Richard Jones


    Training since 1995, Currently 4th Dan Renshi. Teaches Iaido, Iaijutsu, Kenjutsu and Taijutsu.

    Main Contact


    12, Beynon Road, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3RL UK


    Kyoshi Selvey 07715255150
    Kyoshi Murray 07917222435


    Tuesdays - Thursdays
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