Step right in to the Samurai world at the foot of the largest castle in Japan. “OSAKA Castle KENDO Experience" is for families, group or individuals who have desire to learn the BUSHIDO ("WAY OF SAMURAI") values through experiencing the traditional martial arts, KENDO (WAY OF SWORD). BUSHIDO values are the foundational behavioral and moral codes that formed the basics of Japanese mind. You will walk through this experience first by hearing a short lecture and personal testimony of the instructor whose great grandfather was one of the last Samurais. After the lecture, you will wear all the KENDO armors and will learn the basic movements of KENDO. At the end, you will get to do the KENDO match with each other. The instructor will teach you everything in English. Q&A is always welcomed during the workshop. It is a very safe family activity but exciting enough to meet your adventurous expectation!
My name is Kengo.I started Kendo 24 years ago when I was 3 years old, and took 4th place in Japanese National Convention.Now I'm running a Kendo experience class for tourists who are interested traditional Japanese Bushido culture.This is the only chance for you to have a real Kendo experience at the Osaka Castle with the instruction of a professional Kendo player!
I will prepare a full set of Kendo equipment for every guest.
We will take the class inside a stadium with long history,right in the center of the Osaka Castle, which is one of the most famous spots you can never miss in Japan.
5歳以上の方10名まで参加できます。 Be able to complete certain movement under the instruction.
Please be prepared for training, bring some water and take care.
Kendo experience inside the Osaka Castle