TAMESHIGIRI (Japanese Swordsmanship)

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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.

What is Tameshigiri?

Tameshigiri is Japanese sword test cutting on rolls of
bamboo matting as in the following video.
Tameshigiri video taken in Naha.

Contents

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. Visit the shop of Japanese swords and Japanese armor.
*You could buy things and have them sent to your country.
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Conditions

Price for one person
7,000 JPY (tax included)
Minimum Participants
1 person〜
Duration
30〜60 minutes
Location
Central Naha

Cancellation policy

If you want to cancel your reservation, there will be a cancellation fee based on the following cancellation policy. Date back from the lesson day.
Estimate
Free
After application〜15 days before lesson
25% cancellation fee
8〜14 days before lesson
50% cancellation fee
Within 7 days of lesson
100% cancellation fee
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