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.
Tameshigiri is Japanese sword test cutting on rolls of
bamboo matting as in the following video.
Tameshigiri video taken in Naha.
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.
|Price for one person (Not including tax)||7,000 JPY|
|Minimum Participants||1 person〜|
If you want to cancel your reservation, there will be a cancellation fee based on the following cancel policy.
|After application〜15 days before the activity day||25% cancellation fee|
|8〜14 days before||50% cancellation fee|
|Within 7 days||100% cancellation fee|