Practice location

The West of Scotland Kyudo Society holds practices in Prestwick, Scotland.

It is the intention of the Society for all members to practise formal shooting at mato (targets) at least once per month.

  • Prestwick Academy, Games Hall in Prestwick, Scotland
    Prestwick Academy is a 10-15 minute walk from Prestwick Town railway station and is also easily accessible by bus. We are able to practise formal shooting at distances up to 28 metres on mato (targets) and makiwara (straw practice targets).

Who can practise Kyudo?

Kyudo can be practised by men and women, young and old alike. Kyudo practitioners with the West of Scotland Kyudo Society must be aged 18 years or older.

People interested in Kyudo / Beginners

Our beginners intakes are usually in September and January depending on interest. Beginners are welcome to contact us at to first observe a practice in Prestwick and to discuss Kyudo. Interested beginners must first arrange and come to observe a practice before joining the next beginners intake.

For further instruction and grading opportunities, travel outside of Scotland will be required.

Main dojo address
Prestwick Academy
Games Hall
Newdykes Road