Experience Japanese Martial Arts - Iaido (Art of Drawing the Japanese Sword)

1 hr, 30 min

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Group Tour

・You can experience Japanese martial arts at the center of Hiroshima.

・It can be a valuable experience as you can hold a Japanese real sword in your hands.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Iaido is a martial art of handling the Japanese sword, practiced by samurais. It is an art of controlling your body and sword correctly to sudden attacks of enemies at any time and at any place, while sitting or standing or walking. At the beginning you will watch a sword practice of hanshi (master) and then you practice using a mock sword. Finally, you will hold a real sword and practice swinging it.

Tour Schedule

19:00 Assemble at the Martial Arts Entrance​ ​​of Hiroshima Prefectural Sports Center.

  (6-67 Motomachi Naka-ku Hiroshima city)

19:15 Presentation about Iaido and the Japanese sword by an instructor:19:15~19:30

19:30 Watch iaido practice using real swords by school members:19:30~19:45

19:45 Put on an obi belt and practice using mock swords:19:45~20:15

  (Learn how to handle the sword, practice swinging, iaido lessons and etc.)

20:15 Hold the Japanese real sword and practice swinging it:20:15~20:25

20:25 Take a...
Itinerary

Iaido is a martial art of handling the Japanese sword, practiced by samurais. It is an art of controlling your body and sword correctly to sudden attacks of enemies at any time and at any place, while sitting or standing or walking. At the beginning you will watch a sword practice of hanshi (master) and then you practice using a mock sword. Finally, you will hold a real sword and practice swinging it.

Tour Schedule

19:00 Assemble at the Martial Arts Entrance​ ​​of Hiroshima Prefectural Sports Center.

  (6-67 Motomachi Naka-ku Hiroshima city)

19:15 Presentation about Iaido and the Japanese sword by an instructor:19:15~19:30

19:30 Watch iaido practice using real swords by school members:19:30~19:45

19:45 Put on an obi belt and practice using mock swords:19:45~20:15

  (Learn how to handle the sword, practice swinging, iaido lessons and etc.)

20:15 Hold the Japanese real sword and practice swinging it:20:15~20:25

20:25 Take a commemorative photo and finished.


Stop At:

• Hiroshima Prefectural Sports Center, 4_1 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0011 Hiroshima Prefecture

Important Details

Included
  • Experience fee
  • Real sword, Mock sword, Obi belt
Departure Point
広島県立総合体育館 武道場, 6-77 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan
7:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.