Program

Program
(approximately 1 hour 30 minutes)

Full lesson: Sword & Kenbu experience

An authentic course which allows you to experience the Samurai Spirit through performing “Kenbu”, a traditional Japanese art. Learn basic techniques of “Kenbu” such as handling a Japanese sword, performing slashing techniques and some simple samurai actions. You can also learn how to handle a Japanese fan and the way of bowing and walking in traditional arts.

Program Schedule

  1. 01Doing the traditional Japanese bow, beginning the lesson
  2. 02Types of Japanese sword and how to handle them
  3. 03Unsheathing, slashing and sheathing with the Japanese sword
  4. 04Trying on the Kimono or Hakama (if applicable), commemorative photoshoot
  5. 05How to walk, simple movements of the samurai and using the Japanese fan
  6. 06Try your hand at performing “Kenbu” to the poems written by a samurai!
  7. 07Performance by Kenbu Master

Price

With costume rental Adult 9,000yen/person 5-11 year old8,000yen/person
Venue fee6,000yen/group
(approximately 1 hour 30 minutes)

Full lesson: Folding fan & dance experience

An authentic course which allows you to experience a Full lesson of a folding fan with a chance to try on a traditional costume. You can learn how to handle a Japanese fan and the way of bowing and walking in traditional arts. You learn to imitate nature such as mountains, rivers and winds.

Program Schedule

  1. 01Doing the traditional Japanese bow, beginning the lesson
  2. 02How to use the Japanese fan,learn to imitate nature
  3. 03Trying on the Kimono or Hakama (if applicable)
  4. 04Commemorative photoshoot with poses
  5. 05How to walk, simple movements of the samurai and using the Japanese fan
  6. 06Try your hand at performing to the poems.
  7. 07Performance by Kenbu Master

Price

With costume rental Adult 9,000yen/ person 5-11 year old8,000yen/ person
Venue fee6,000yen/ group
(approximately 1 hour)

Light lesson:Sword experience

An introductory course where you will learn how to handle a Japanese sword and some basic “Kenbu” moves.

Program Schedule

  1. 01Doing the traditional Japanese bow, beginning the lesson
  2. 02Types of Japanese sword and how to handle them
  3. 03Unsheathing, slashing and sheathing with the Japanese sword
  4. 04Trying on the Kimono or Hakama (if applicable)
  5. 05Commemorative photoshoot with “Kenbu” poses

Price

With costume rental Adult7,000yen/ person 5-11 year old6,000yen/ person
Venue fee6,000yen/ group
(approximately 1 hour)

Light lesson:Folding fan experience

Learn how to handle a folding fan and how to posture in about an hour. And let's experience fan tossing game "Tosenkyo"!

Program Schedule

  1. 01Doing the traditional Japanese bow, beginning the lesson
  2. 02How to use the Japanese fan,learn to imitate nature
  3. 03Trying on the Kimono or Hakama (if applicable)
  4. 04Commemorative photoshoot with poses

Price

With costume rental Adult7,000yen/ person 5-11 year old6,000yen/ person
Venue fee6,000yen/group

For big groups Kenbu experience

The venue will be mainly the "GENERAL SPORTS CENTER in Chuo-ku".

Price

Adult 10,000円(税込)/person
Venue fee30,000円
For big groups

Performance by Kenbu Master

Watch a riveting performance by our instructors who have embodied the spirit of the Samurai. You will be able to enjoy the traditional Japanese singing style “Shigin” along with the beautiful fan dance “Shibu”. We have English explanations of the performance so it will be easy to understand even for absolute beginners.

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Venue

Currently due to COVID-19 , The experience at Tokyo Samurai Kenmai is "Visiting service" .The venues that can be selected vary depending on the number of people reserved.

Less than ten per group  Salon in Kyobashi area (KYOBASHI LALA SALON), "Rental studio you want"
For big groups:
more than ten per one group 
"GENERAL SPORTS CENTER in Chuo-ku", "Rental studio you want(Nationwide visiting service are possible.)"

Cancellation Policy

Below are our cancellation charges for personal and commercial bookings.

Personal bookings Up to the day before the booking: Free
1 day to 2 hours before: 30% of the full amount
Anytime after: 100% of the full amount
Commercial bookings 6 days to 2 days before: 30% of the full amount
1 day before: 50% of the full amount
On the day of the booking: 100% of the full amount