Mark Welsh - Kendo 4th Dan

Mark passed his kendo 4th Dan examination in 2018 and is a British Kendo Association Level 1 coach.

Mark started kendo in 2008 while studying at the University of York. Since then he has trained at several kendo clubs around the UK, including Doshinkenyukai York, the University of York Kendo Club, Liverpool Kendo Club, Shumpukan in Dartford and Tora Dojo London.

Since moving to the area in 2014, Mark has been training at Southampton Kendo Club where he is one of the assistant coaches.