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Osaka: Kendo Workshop Experience

Activity provider: SAMURAI TRIP

Osaka: Kendo Workshop Experience

Activity provider: SAMURAI TRIP

From US$ 131.61 per person

Discover the art of Kendo in this workshop. Learn the basics of the ancient martial art, how to perform strikes, combat with bamboo swords, its history, and etiquette, then try a match-style game.

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Duration 2 hours
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Instructor
English, Japanese
Small group
Limited to 2 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • You can practice Kendo, “Unify your spirits”,”Manners”, and “Lifelong Kendo”. Anyone can experience it safely because the best instructors will teach.
  • You can carefully learn the whole course of kendo from ritual to how to hit. You have finally a match-style mini-game, and anyone can actually do.
  • The tranquility of the dojo, etiquette, the sound of bamboo swords colliding, the echoing voice ... Please feel the samurai training with your skin.
Full description
The planned regular model program is so many that you can learn from one. There are change of clothes, etiquette, basic lecture, hitting with bamboo swords and hitting to the teacher. Anyone can experience them safely because experienced instructors will teach. At intervals, you can study Kendo culture course. You learn not only on the competitive aspects such as match and how to hit, but also on the history of Kendo and the manner as a martial art. After that, put on face protector which is called Men, you do hitting to the teacher again and match-style mini-game. Next program is demonstrations by national level instructors. You can see a lot of actual techniques up close. Finally, there are etiquette and photography. Let's take a picture of the memory of the Kendo experience. All participants will receive a special Kendo towel to use when putting on their face protector for Kendo. Then this Kendo experience will be dissolution after changing of clothes. After Kendo experience, you can go Izakaya (restaurant) in Japan. There's even「Special Samurai meal」in the menu so you can come over and feel how it's like to be a Samurai.
Includes
  • Professional guide/instructor
  • Rental of kendo armor and equipment
  • Free mineral water
  • Free Japanese hand towel
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Masks are optional but are strongly recommended while indoors
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

Meeting point

鴫野会館 / Shigino Kaikan hall

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Basically, 2 people~.

Product ID: 412500