Full Day Samurai Kendo Experience in Tokyo

Kendo, or the way of the sword, has a history of more than 1000 years. It began with the introduction of iron and iron forging technology into Japan from China and Korea. The early 15th and 16th Centuries saw proliferation of traditional Japanese swordsmanship schools created by great swordsmen with legendary skills. During this experience, you will understand the way of the Samurai through the lens of the Japanese traditional martial arts called Kendo.
* Duration: 6 hours
* Starts: Taito City, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Martial Arts Classes




Kendo, or the way of the sword, has a history of more than 1000 years. It began with the introduction of iron and iron forging technology into Japan from China and Korea. The early 15th and 16th Centuries saw proliferation of traditional Japanese swordsmanship schools created by great swordsmen with legendary skills. During this experience, you will understand the way of the Samurai through the lens of the Japanese traditional martial arts called Kendo.

Itinerary

1) Kendo experience
With over 20 years of Kendo experience, Keio University Kendo club graduate Japanese Kendo practitioner and Malaysian Kendo representatives will help you learn and experience authentic Kendo while great fun and safely.
We will guide beginners thoroughly until they can have a taste of combat game or match. Have a taste of a real “battle” and bring forth the fighting.

2) Special lunch at Kendo restaurant
After the Kendo experience, we’ll take you to have lunch at a Kendo-themed restaurant. We provide a special samurai meal and Kendo/Samurai goods. You can enjoy the taste of Japanese traditional dishes and atmosphere.

3) Visiting a Kendo gear factory
“Bogu”, the armour suit used in KENDO, is a traditional craft that has been passed on for generations in Japan for over a century.
A guide will first introduce you to the principles and ideals of the Samurai and Kendo which will be followed by a tour to the traditional armour workshop where the craft has been passed on in the family for many generations. Let’s all experience the “Samurai Spirit” and feel “the heart of the craftsmen”!

Stop At:

• Tokyo, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto