First you'll change the clothes into "kimono" and "hakama" is samurai style. Introducing with tea ceremony Matcha green tea and Wagashi sweets Next we'll watch a real Japanese katana—a traditional sword used by the samurai of ancient and feudal Japan. Then you'll learn how to handle it with unsharpened katana. We'll also do a traditional Zen meditation.It called "Rituzen". After doing meditation, you will be calm mind and you can cut one bundle of straw with real sword. Through using with real katana yourself, you can feel one part of swordsmanship as samurai. Lastly, you'll watch a performance using real katana by host. We'll discuss what we've seen and learned over tea. This experience has no flashy production and luxury, but you can feel the "real". You can enjoy not only training but also total samurai culture with this time. More than over 50country, 2000 people joined in a year. From families, couples to martial artists, various people touched and enjoyed the “real” samurai world! If you bring a camera, you can taking some pictures of samurai pauses which learning in this experience!
I am a teacher and performer who uses Japanese swords to express the heart of ancient Japanese tradition, something that cannot be found in museums or TV and web. My Passion is spreading the real spirits of samurai to the world. I have practiced swordsmanship for 14 years. I have a master grade 5th dan and black belt in sword martial arts “Tou-dou”. I also play Japanese style bamboo flute, sometimes with my partner. I have taught and shown sword skills to over 2,000 people from all over the world. I’m a first prize winner of tournament for sword skills(All japan “Toudou” big competition 2018)
Wagashi sweets Please let me know if you have any allergies.
Kimono, hakama & katana. Japanese traditional style kimono&hakama. Unsharpened katana for practice. You can choose your…
The venue is an old Japanese house. It's located near the Skytree, you can also reach at there 20minuites by a walk. We are learning about katana was made 200years ago, and leaning how to handle, how to slash, how to pose. After learning, we'll do a meditation, and doing "Tameshi girl" is cutting bundle of straw. It's like a Zenworld, it is combination with your mind, body and a sharp katana. You may feel the samurai,outer and inner of yourself.
最多可有7位年满10周岁的参与者参加。家长也可携带2岁以下的儿童参加。 Since this experience deals with real swords, please follow my instructions. Participants should be physically able to wield a katana sword and do so with caution. Please wear closed-toe shoes as well.
Please wear or bring light clothes like T-shirts for wearing under kimono.
Please be prepared for a serious experience involving concentration and real swords. Please do not drink alcohol. Please come to the venue about 20minutes before meeting up time for wearing kimono.