Kendo Experience Tour

Have a taste of the real samurai experience through the lens of Japanese traditional martial art called “kendo”

5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)
2 hours
Tokyo

Highlights

  • Kendo and Samurai culture instruction
  • Demonstration and practical guidance by a well trained guide
  • Tournament style combat game

Description

The experience allows you to work with a kendo instructor who speaks English in an easy to understand way, and also has a black belt.
From basic etiquette skills of “kendo“ to learning about and using armor, you will be provided a varied kendo experience that is perfect for a first visit to Japan.

Details

What is Kendo experience? It is about swordsmanship, a traditional Japanese martial arts skill of the samurai, the path of the sword in Japan. The experience allows you to work with a kendo instructor who speaks English in an easy to understand way.

Practice the time-honored arts of samurai swordsmanship during this exclusive, hands-on kendo workshop. Work one-on-one with an experienced Kendo instructor, with all equipment and armor included. Learn practical skills and put your new moves to the test during a tournament-style combat game.

All experience levels are welcome, and participants receive complimentary drinks and a souvenir kendo towel.

  • A hands-on kendo workshop in Japanese martial arts of the Samurai
  • Choose from flexible start times, with options to suit every schedule
  • Learn practical kendo moves and tackle your opponents in a mock tournament
  • Enjoy complimentary drinks and go home with a keepsake kendo towel

Included in price

  • Professional guide/instructor
  • Rental of kendo armor and equipment
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Novelty gift

Not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Important information

Know before you book 

  • Experience is available on weekdays only, normally from 10.00 AM, however other starting times may be available, contact us for more information
  • Minimum number of participants required for the tour to run is 2 persons.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.※Not applicable for groups of over 5 participants
  • If you cancel between 2 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 % cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 1 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 % cancellation fee.
  • Guests with heart and cardiovascular issues are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • Guests who are suffering from the ill-effects of the excessive consumption alcohol or are under the influence of alcohol on the day of the activity, are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • Children 9 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Meeting point

The meeting point is at JR Uguisudani Station North Exit. 
Address: 1 Chome-7-5 Negishi, Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to 110-0003

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Organised by Samurai Trip

1 Reviews

4-6 of 12 Reviews

Dunja

Apr 03, 2019

A great experience for anyone looking to learn about kendo. Highly recommended!

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