“Kendo” is one of the traditional sports. It is using bamboo sword and wearing armor protection for “Kendo”.
It is said that “Kendo” is originated in early 17th century as a part of sword training.
Some kids sometimes go to “Kendo” lesson after school, and some school has a “Kendo” club activity for students. And they learn the manners or rules like Samurai soul through playing “Kendo”.
Today, I introduce a “Kendo” lesson spot in Tokyo, you can experience it. It is located near JR Yamanote-line “Uguisudani” station.
Case of just the “Kendo” experience lesson, it takes time about 2 hours and 2-100 people can take a lesson at the same time.
If you want to take this lesson, you have to reserve it by e-mail from the website.
And this website is written detail thing in English, you should check it.
How about you experience Japanese traditional sports?
■Open: inquire for them.
■Charge: 19, 000yen + tax ~ (depends on the lesson)
■Address: 4-7-2, Higashi-Nippori, Shinagawa ku, Tokyo
■Access: Nearest station is JR “Uguisudani” station.