Japan Martial Art -Kendo- Experience

Come try out the samurai’s traditional martial art “Kendo” in Tokyo! You will be able to learn everything from their etiquette, basic fighting techniques, put on protective armor and experience a head to head fight!

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Kenshi Nagamatsu

He started learning Kendo at the age of 5 at the Tokyo-budokan. After that he joined the Kendo club in Nomura Securities Co. In 2016 he launched the SAMURAI TRIP service.

What we will provide

・The lesson of Japanese Kendo experience
・Rent Kendo equipment
・Sumurai Food in Japanese restaurant
・Vist the KENDO Armour Craftsman Workshop 
・Visit the Kendo souvenir shop

Who can participate

12 years old and above.

Language

This tour will be provided in English by the director there.Please feel free and enjoy this fantastic Japanese Kendo experience !
Please fill in this application form


Where we will meet

In one of the 23 wards of the Tokyo prefecture. Mainly in the Uguisudani Dojo (The location might change depend on the guest number and the booking conditions on the service date.)

Cancellation Policy

・7 days before the service date: no charge
・2~6 days before the service date:50%
・1day before the service date: 100%
・Service date & no show : 100%

Notes

Please provide the following information to the best of your knowledge when filling out the form
・Participate service date
・Total number of participants
・Number of male guests
・Number of female guests
・Height of each guest
・Name of the group representative
・Contact e-mail address
・Contact phone number

Remark(s)

In addition, in the event of a booking for 10 or more people, the location can be negotiated.)

Plan Description

Plan A-Experience Kendo (2-3HRS)

Program

・Wearing SAMURAI armor

・Learning about SAMURAI

・Striking practice

・Match(Combat game)

Includes

Professional guide/instructor
Rental of kendo armor and equipment
Free Japanese hand towel
Free mineral water
Drinks will not be provided
for groups with more than 10 participants.
 

Venue

Tokyo’s 23 wards, mainly JR Uguisudani station

(For location by holding date and time changes.If there will be over 10 participants, it is possible for us to arrange it near to the place you wish.  )

Plan B-Visit KENDO Armour Craftsman Workshop (1-1.5HRS)

・Lecture on Kendo and Kendo equipment
・Kendo armor craftsmen’s demonstration
・Introduction to the materials used
・Q&A with the craftsmen
・Kendo gift shop

Plan C -Samurai food at the Kendo izakaya (about 1HRS)

・Special SAMURAI meal

・Taking photographs with SAMURAI armo

・Watch a movie of kendo matches

・ Vist Kendo souvenir shop

Notifications

We'll move by public transport between each activities.
The advance reservation is required for this tour. Please reserve this tour at least 5 working days before the service date. Please kindly note the payment should be done on our official site (http://www.jjrakoo.com/plans/7) when the reservation is confirmed.
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.

 

If you would like to participate this tour,please fill in this application form and send it back to us. Thank you.

First choice date

Second choice date

Third choice date

The number of participants total

The number of men in the participants

The number of women in the participants

The height of all participants

Reservation’s name

E-mail address (PC e-mail address)

Phone number (we will confirm the booking

 

Our Plans

Plan1:Kendo experience + kendo equipment factory tour + samurai food at kendo izakaya

【The tour fee include】: Plan A+ Plan B+ Plan C

【Not Include】:Drinks will not be provided

【Participant number limit】: 2~6 persons

【Duration】: about 6HRS

【Includes】
・Professional guide/instructor
・Rental of kendo armor and equipment
・Free Japanese hand towel
・Free mineral water
※Drinks will not be provided
for groups with more than 10 participants.

【Program】

・Wearing SAMURAI armor
・Learning about SAMURAI
・Striking practice
・Match(Combat game)


【Notice】:

1.This tour will be provided in English by the director of Kendo classroom.
2.Start/End location:Tokyo’s 23 wards, mainly JR Uguisudani station (The location might change depend on the guest number and the booking conditions on the service date.)
3.Participants are responsible for transportation fees on this tour.
4.Private transfer service would be charged with additional cost.if you need optional service,please kindly advise.

¥30,000

Plan2: Kendo experience

【The tour fee include】: Plan A

【Not Include】:Drinks will not be provided

【Participant number limit】: 2~100 persons

【Duration】: about 2HRS

【Includes】
・Professional guide/instructor
・Rental of kendo armor and equipment
・Free Japanese hand towel
・Free mineral water
※Drinks will not be provided
for groups with more than 10 participants.

【Program】

・Wearing SAMURAI armor
・Learning about SAMURAI
・Striking practice
・Match(Combat game)

【Notice】:

1.This tour will be provided in English by the director of Kendo classroom.
2.Start/End location:Tokyo’s 23 wards, mainly JR Uguisudani station (The location might change depend on the guest number and the booking conditions on the service date.)
3.Participants are responsible for transportation fees on this tour.
4.Private transfer service would be charged with additional cost.if you need optional service,please kindly advise.

¥23,000

Plan3: Kendo experience + samurai food at kendo izakaya

【The tour fee include】: Plan A +Plan C

【Not Include】:Drinks will not be provided

【Participant number limit】: 2~6 persons

【Duration】: about 4HRS


【Includes】
・Professional guide/instructor
・Rental of kendo armor and equipment
・Free Japanese hand towel
・Free mineral water
※Drinks will not be provided
for groups with more than 10 participants.

【Program】

・Wearing SAMURAI armor
・Learning about SAMURAI
・Striking practice
・Match(Combat game)

【Notice】:

1.This tour will be provided in English by the director of Kendo classroom.
2.Start/End location:Tokyo’s 23 wards, mainly JR Uguisudani station (The location might change depend on the guest number and the booking conditions on the service date.)
3.Participants are responsible for transportation fees on this tour.
4.Private transfer service would be charged with additional cost.if you need optional service,please kindly advise.

¥28,000

Plan4:Kendo equipment factory tour + samurai food at kendo izakaya

【The tour fee include】: Plan B +Plan C

【Not Include】:Drinks will not be provided

【Participant number limit】: 2~6 persons

【Duration】: about 3HRS


【Includes】
・Professional guide/instructor
・Rental of kendo armor and equipment
・Free Japanese hand towel
・Free mineral water
※Drinks will not be provided
for groups with more than 10 participants.

【Program】

・Wearing SAMURAI armor
・Learning about SAMURAI
・Striking practice
・Match(Combat game)

【Notice】:

1.This tour will be provided in English by the director of Kendo classroom.
2.Start/End location:Tokyo’s 23 wards, mainly JR Uguisudani station (The location might change depend on the guest number and the booking conditions on the service date.)
3.Participants are responsible for transportation fees on this tour.
4.Private transfer service would be charged with additional cost.if you need optional service,please kindly advise.

¥10,000

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