Tameshigiri (Japanese Swordsmanship)
Tameshigiri is using a real Japanese sword (called Katana) for test cutting on rolls of bamboo matting. This practice was popularized in the Edo period (17th century) for testing the quality of Japanese swords. And by trying Tameshigiri you can learn how to use a real Japanese sword from a Japanese Iaido Master in Naha, Okinawa.Itinerary
1. Lecture: Iaido master will teach you how to both use and cut with a Japanese sword.
2. Practice: Cut rolls of bamboo matting by using a real Japanese sword.
3. Shopping: The shop has many Japanese swords and Japanese armor for sale*.
*You could buy things and have them sent to your country.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 30 Minutes
Japan, 〒902-0067 Okinawa, Ageshio Japan Co.,LtdAsato, 3-chōme−1, Shimoji Building 3F, 3-1-13, Asato, Naha city, Okinawa, Japan
Traveler pickup is offered
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.