60-Min. Introduction to Samurai : Long Sword & BoShuriken

60-Min. Introduction to Samurai : Long Sword & BoShuriken

Overview

1 hourMobile & paper tickets accepted

Learn the history of traditional swordsmanship with roots that can be traced back more than 420 years.

We have an instructor and an interpreter/trainer for you in all of our classes. Licensed interpreter/trainer(s) provides top-notch, real time translation. Our workshop is for those who want to know more than just have fun. If you want to know our thoughts, history and tradition, you need a reliable interpreter/trainer with specialty knowledge.

With this workshop, you can learn most authentic samurai manners and the way our ancestors trained themselves in swordsmanship and shuriken-jutsu. Through this lesson, you'll also gain a historical insight into the Ninshido (Shinobi-Samurai Code) developed in the course of time they served the Tokugawa Shogunate.

What's Included

  • Instructor
  • Interpreter
  • Dogi (outfit) rental
  • Bokken (wooden sword) rental
  • Boshuriken rental
  • Hotel pick-up or drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

What to expect

Itinerary

Opening Meditation
Instructor Demonstration
Change to gi and hakama
Introduciion to Katana and a proper handling of it
Reiho to show respect and manners
Bo-shuriken (spike) throwing
Key concepts: Proper distance, Positioning, Focusing

The samurai class was established by the 12th century. Samurai worked for feudal lords and were renowned for their bravery and code of honor. They were well-educated martial artists.

Training is subject to change depending on the level of the student's skills.
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The Location

Where To Go

Musashi Ninja Clan Shinobi-Samurai Honjin Dojo, Japan, 〒105-0011 Tōkyō-to, Minato City, Shibakōen, 3-chōme−5−8 機械振興会館 B413

Location

Minato City, Japan

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • If you can give us the name of your hotel, we can give you the direction to our place.
  • Children less than 12 years old must be accompanied by a participating adult
  • Inattentive people may be asked to leave the dojo (training facility)

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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