5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration:  2 hours (approx.)
Train as a ninja during a private workshop and you’ll learn all the secrets of these spies and assassins of feudal Japan. Masters of stealth and disguise, ninjas – also known as shinobi – were members of a secret society about which very little was known. Your private ninja lesson in Tokyo offers insight as well as hands-on instruction in meditation, weaponry and fighting techniques.

Highlights

  • Private 1.5-hour ninja workshop in Tokyo
  • Disguise yourself in the dark clothing of a ninja
  • Practice meditation and hand gestures to calm the mind
  • Learn the secret arts of the ninja from your private instructor
  • Try grappling, self-defense, weaponry and other ninja techniques

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What You Can Expect

Ninja School: Ninja for a Day

Private Ninja Workshop in Tokyo

After pickup at JR Tabata Station, head to the dojo in central Tokyo, where you will be fitted in dogi (training clothes) before your ninja training begins. To ensure that your mind is calm and undisturbed, your private instructor will lead you in meditation and kujikiri (the practice of using hand gestures to strengthen the mind).

Once you are mentally prepared, learn about shuriken, aka ninja stars. When you are warmed up, it’s time to enter the secret world of the ninja, learning their secrets and fighting techniques. Under the guidance of your professional trainer, choose one of several ninja skills to practice: grappling, self-defense, iai swordsmanship (a Japanese style of martial arts using a sword), rope or chain techniques, or shintai-sosa (to summarize this practice: you'll use muscles you didn't know you had).

When your lesson is complete, you’ll be transferred back to JR Tabata Station.

Customer Reviews

Pauline G
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Booked this especially for my teenage son and although they found the location of the session a bit of a surprise (its in a slightly industrial area) both he and my husband really enjoyed their session.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Highly recommend this experience if you have some time spare in Tokyo. When booking I was a bit concerned that it would be a bit silly and gimmicky, but the time we spent in the dojo was anything but. We learned about the weapons and techniques of a ninja before getting to have a go ourselves. Informative, fun and I can now defend myself with a chopstick, can't say fairer than that.

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