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Secrets of the Samurai: 1-Hour Lesson in Tokyo

Product ID: 124121
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Prepare for battle as you learn the skills of the samurai during a one-hour class in Tokyo. Study the basic techniques of the ancient Japanese warriors and get an introduction to the samurai art.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Attend an authentic samurai lesson in Tokyo
  • Learn from a samurai master how to bow, draw a sword and strike with stylized movements
  • Enjoy a photo session in your costume and receive a completion certificate
Full description
Ever fancied experiencing the life and culture of a samurai? Now you can at this samurai kembu workshop. Kembu is a traditional Japanese stage performance art that utilizes the katana (traditional Japanese sword) and traditional Japanese fan while expressing the poems that were sung and recited by the samurai.

Go to an authentic samurai experience workshop gym (dojo) located near the Ginza area in Tokyo. Try on clothes that are worn in kembu performances, learn how to handle a Japanese sword and Japanese fan in a fun way and experience the way of the samurai for yourself.

This is a unique and mind-enriching traditional Japanese experience to add to your Tokyo visit. Attend this authentic course which allows you to experience the samurai spirit. Learn the basic techniques of kembu such as handling a Japanese sword, performing slashing techniques and some simple samurai actions. You can also learn how to handle a Japanese fan and the way of bowing and walking in traditional arts.
Includes
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Photo shoot
  • Completion certificate
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

1-19-7 Shintomi, Akuta Awazu Building 5F, Chuo 104-0041, Tokyo.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• The minimum age for this activity is five years old
• Please wear clothes suited for exercise and moving around
• Bookings can be cancelled up to 1 day before your class at no charge. Bookings cancelled on the day are subject to a 30% cancellation fee. No shows will be charged 100% of the activity cost
• Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the starting time at the departure point