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Learn swordplay with bamboo lightsaber

Learn swordplay with bamboo lightsaber

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I’ve been practicing kendo for more than 20 years. I won some competitions when I was a student, and was awarded the first prize in the Gifu Prefecture. Kendo movements are based on samurai moves. I really like kendo, because the moves are so cool, like the Jedi in Star Wars, and when I play kendo, I can compete against and beat an opponent and feel refreshed. I’d like to teach foreigners to play…
Takashi
Takashi
Takashi
Takashi

What we’ll do

Get in touch with your inner samurai or Star Wars Jedi. Kendo is a modern Japanese martial art that descended from swordsmanship and it uses bamboo swords and protective armor. The moves are based on the moves of samurai warriors, and according to the people who produced the Star Wars films, Jedi moves have roots in kendo. Players of kendo, which originated in Japan, slash their opponent with a…

What else you should know

Please bring your smartphone and exercise clothes, in case I don't have a kendo uniform in your size. If you'd like to watch a film about kendo and Jedi beforehand, I can send you a link.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Bottled water
Equipment
Kendo armor and equipment I'll provide the armor and equipment, which contains a sword like a lightsaber.

What to bring

loose fitting exercise clothes
smartphone

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Where you'll be

We will meet at the north exit of the Uguisudani Station. Then we will walk for about 10 minutes to the venue.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 13 and up can attend. Guests should be physically able to wield a bamboo sword.

More tips

Please bring your smartphone and exercise clothes, in case I don't have a kendo uniform in your size. If you'd like to watch a film about kendo and Jedi beforehand, I can send you a link.
Takashi
Learn swordplay with bamboo lightsaber
3 reviews
£71 / person
3 reviews
£71 / person