Samurai Sword Experience in Osaka - Iaijutsu lesson


You can experience the unique and authentic swordsmanship of Shushin-ryu Iaijutsu Hyoho, which does not compromise the sword or use force.



Please experience the unique swordsmanship that Isao Machii, the founder of Shushin-ryu Iaijutsu Hyoho, has been studying for many years and that you will never be able to experience anywhere else.




*Create fantastic memories of your trip to Japan

*Opportunities for taking photographs will be highlighted throughout

*Special experience of Japanese culture

*Learning about the history of Japanese culture


Your experience will take place at this location: ST Numba Building 3F, 1-2-25 Nipponbashinishi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, 556-0004, Japan

In this experience, we do NOT use real swords. If you wish to experience cutting tatami mats with a real sword, please make a reservation from here.

To prepare the outfit for this experience, we need your size. Please include your height and clothing size in the "Order notes" when making a reservation.

This tour does NOT include the visit to the samurai & ninja museum or history tour. We also have similar experiences in Kyoto that also includes a history tour and the armor exhibitions in our Kyoto branch.


Private Sword Fighting Lesson from a Celebrity Sensei

This lesson has been supervised by ISAO MACHII. ISAO MACHII is a worldwide celebrity who appeared on History Channel, Discovery channel, dozens of documentaries, and TV programs both in Japan and outside of Japan. As cited on Wikipedia he holds several Guinness Records “including “Most martial arts katana cuts to one mat (suegiri)”, “Fastest 1,000 martial arts sword cuts”, “Most sword cuts to straw mats in three minutes”, and “Fastest tennis ball (820 km/h) cut by sword”.


NOTE:ISAO MACHII may personally instruct on the day, but there is no guarantee that you will definitely meet him. In some cases, his disciples may conduct the instruction.


Maikoya Osaka

Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya is a leading cultural experience provider in Japan and the only tea ceremony experience that has received TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020.
Learning about the traditions and practices of the country through our immersive cultural workshops and activities will surely give you a new perspective about the intricacies of the history and society in Japan.
Join us at Maikoya Osaka as we guide you through Japan's traditional arts and history! Our friendly staff and hosts are fluent in English, and Japanese and will make sure you have the best experiences and opportunities.

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