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Karate Style Roof Tile Smashing

Karate Style Roof Tile Smashing

Duration:1 hour total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I'm the owner of a Japanese roofing company, which was founded in 1951 by my grandfather. I am interested in promoting the importance of roofs, which is essential in protecting the homes of people. "Kawarawari" challenge is a fun way for people to get to know more about roofs and Kawara (traditional Japanese roof tile). It has been featured in Japanese national TV, radio, newspapers, magazines and…
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What we’ll do

Kawarawari (roof tile smashing) has its roots in Karate. It is part of the mental training for Karate, and the host has turned it into a sport for everyone to enjoy. Recently this experience is becoming popular among Japanese people, as Karate has been chosen as an official event for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. It is a great way to relieve stress, and very Instagrammable! First we will explain to…

What else you should know

Roof tile smashing is a safe sport, but since this activity involves smashing ceramic tiles, there is a risk of injury. The host will not be responsible for any injuries incurred during the experience

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Costume (Karate uniform or Kawarawari costume)

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Where you'll be

This challenge takes place in the garage of the roofing company owned by the host. It is located at the end of Togoshi Ginza shopping street, a very popular local shopping area in central Tokyo. After the challenge, we recommend you to take a walk and enjoy the local atmosphere.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 5 and up can attend. The host will not be responsible for any injuries incurred during the experience. Please join at your own risk.

More tips

Roof tile smashing is a safe sport, but since this activity involves smashing ceramic tiles, there is a risk of injury. The host will not be responsible for any injuries incurred during the experience
Hiroki
Karate Style Roof Tile Smashing
1 review
£16/person
1 review
£16/person