This is an excellent chance for visitors to get a firsthand look into the world of the samurai. Get a glimpse into the philosophies of Bushido, the way of the warrior, and try your hand at wielding a real katana. Afterwards, practice some inward reflection with Zen meditation, used by the samurai to calm their minds during battle.
Approximately 120min ( 10:00 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 15:00 / 15:00 - 17:00 )
I started learning Karate, Judo, Kendo, and other martial arts from my early childhood.
At the age of 14, I went to study at the Shaolin Monastery in Henan, China.
My passion towards Japanese art, culture, and martial arts deepened overseas, which leads to learning Iaido (Japanese sword arts), traditional art, and musical instruments.
At the age of 16, I joined the “Maidaiko Asuka-gumi”, a professional Japanese drumming troupe, obtaining the chance to travel Japan and the world.
At the same time, I started studying traditional Japanese dance, the Shakuhachi, and Shinobue flutes.
Later, I studied Noh, "the music and drama of warriors," under Hisanori Kongo and Tatsunori Kongo, the 26th and 27th headmasters of the Kongo School, one of Noh's five famous Shitekata schools.
I am willing to engage in spreading Japanese culture not only across Japan, but also across the world.