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Iaido Katana Experience in Yamagata

Iaido Katana Experience in Yamagata Iaido Katana Experience in Yamagata
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Watch and learn a traditional samurai martial art featuring katana

 

Watch the Enbu of Iai (performance of quick drawing a katana) with an in-depth explanation, followed by a chance to try out these techniques yourself. You'll also learn the basics of  Shohatto—the patterned techniques of Iaido (quick drawing a katana). Holding a real katana and cutting through a sheath of rice is a one-of-a-kind experience that will stay with you forever.

 

When to go: All year

 

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Samurai Experience of Iai Sword Drawing Technique

 

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