6h $ 223 per person
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Samurai Kendo 1-Day Tour in Tokyo

by KENSHI
6h $ 223 per person

Highlights

  • Try a Kendo experience(Samurai culture instruction/Practical guidance by a well trained guide/Guide demonstration/Tournament style combat game)
  • Eat a special samurai lunch(Special SAMURAI meal/Taking photographs with SAMURAI armor/Watch a movie of kendo matches/Selling KENDO goods)
  • Visit the Kendo gear factory(Introduction to KENDO/Q&A session with master/Selling KENDO goods)

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222.50 USD

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FREE cancellation 15 days prior

Overview

Have a taste of a real samurai experience through the lens of Japanese traditional martial arts call Kendo. We provide 1-day tour services in Tokyo: Kendo experience activity, special samurai lunch at a Kendo restaurant, visiting Kendo gear factory.

What to Expect

-What You'll Do-
Try a Kendo experience
Eat a special samurai lunch
Visit the Kendo gear factory

-Overview-
Get a taste of the real samurai experience through the lens of Japanese traditional martial arts call Kendo. Try a Kendo experience activity, a special Samurai lunch at a Kendo restaurant and then visit a Kendo gear factory.
What to Expect
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.

You will be guided thoroughly until you can have a taste of combat game or match. Have a taste of a real “Battle” and bring forth the fighting. You will be tested and will have the chance to test what you have learn during the tour through “Balloon Kendo” with other participant in mini-tournament format.
After the Kendo experience, you'll be taken to lunch at Kendo restaurant. You'll be provided with a special samurai meal and Kendo/Samurai goods. You can enjoy a traditional Japanese meal and atmosphere. Visit, then, the Kendo factory, and see "Bogu", the suit of armour used in KENDO, a traditional craft that has been passed on for generations in Japan for over a century. A guide will first bring you through 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. Experience the "Samurai Spirit" and "the heart of the craftsman

Time: About 6 hours
participants: 2-6 people

-Model schedule 1-
8:40,Meeting at Uguisudani station North exit
9:00-11am, Kendo experience(at Uguisudani)
12:00-13:00, Lunch at Kendo restaurant(at Ikebukuro)
14:00-15:00, Visiting Kendo gear factory(at Nishishinjuku 5cho-me)

-Model schedule 2-
9:40,Meeting at Uguisudani station North exit
10:00-12, Kendo experience(at Uguisudani)
13:00-14:00, Lunch at Kendo restaurant(at Ikebukuro)
15:00-16:00, Visiting Kendo gear factory(at Nishishinjuku 5cho-me)

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Highlights

  • Try a Kendo experience(Samurai culture instruction/Practical guidance by a well trained guide/Guide demonstration/Tournament style combat game)
  • Eat a special samurai lunch(Special SAMURAI meal/Taking photographs with SAMURAI armor/Watch a movie of kendo matches/Selling KENDO goods)
  • Visit the Kendo gear factory(Introduction to KENDO/Q&A session with master/Selling KENDO goods)

Important

-We'll move by public transport between each activities.
-Please follow the guide’s instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard for the instructions.
-The Dojo or Training place is sacred place for Samurai training, please do not make unnecessary noise and touch things without being instructed.
-The amount of time allocated for the Tour is only an approximation, the whole program might require more or less time depending on situations, hence please ensure you have enough time to participate in this Tour without rushing.
-The service provided by this Tour will only be conduct in English and Japanese only.
-Please bring or wear loose fitted exercise clothing.
(This is in case there is no size for Gi and Hakama or not enough uniforms to be provide, we may need to ask you to practice using your own personal cloth)
-Shower rooms are provided, please bring your own towel and change of clothing.
-For participants using glasses or spectacles. Please be inform due to difficulty of wearing head protector and possibility of damages to spectacles, it is not advisable to wear glass or spectacles during wearing the kendo head armor. Please bring contact lenses.
-Minimum age is 9 years.
-Not recommended for pregnant women.
-Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions.
-If you have any inquiries, do send us a message and we will provide our service as best as possible. read more

City Tokyo

Meeting Point JR Uguisudani Station North Exit

Ending Point JR Shinjuku Station or Nishishinjuku 5 cho-me Station

Duration 6 hours

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible

Number of people 2 to 6
What‘s included
  • ・Professional guide/instructor
  • ・Rental of kendo armor and equipment
  • ・Free mineral water
  • ・Free Japanese hand towel
  • ・Special lunch


What‘s not included
  • ・Transportation expenses
  • ・Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Born December 8th, 1987 in Tokyo
Graduated from Keio University's Faculty of Law.
Started Kendo at 5 years old at the Tokyo-budokan (located in Ota-ku, Tokyo), and continued kendo club activities throughout Keio junior high school and Keio high school, and during Keio University Athletic Association's Kendo association, as well as Nomura Securities' Kendo association.
Started SAMURAI TRIP services in 2016.

Major kendo accomplishments include:
・Second place in Kanagawa prefecture's high school kendo tournament
・Best 8 in Kanto students' new player tournament
・Best 16 in All-Japan Business Organization Kendo Tournament, etc. read more


Languages spoken
  • English ( Beginner )

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