Experience authentic, traditional, historical, educational and cultural ninja training with ninja clothes, shuriken(ninja stars), ninja sword, and other ninja weapons at tatami dojo in down town Kyoto, Japan.
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At the store like a museum there are various ninja arms, tools, costumes and items that you couldn't find at other places.
Original and unique training which ninja actually used to train in the distant past. You can learn ninja arts, techniques, wisdom, spirits and survival skill by hands-on training in English.
Ninja technique is handed down from over 500 years ago. Ninja arts is for peace and survival. It includes a lot of wisdom of our predecessors. Why don't you feel spirit, wisdom and survival skill of ninja.
basic ninja training: Ninja meditation 'Kuji-In', Ninja breathing, Ninja walking, Introduction gimmick and trap at ninja trick house, Demonstration and training for Ninja sword techniques, Sword drawing, Kunai(Dagger) techniques, Shuriken(Ninja star) throwing, Ninja blowgun(blow darts).
Price: 8,500 JPY per person / 7,000 JPY per kid(ages 5-14)
include entry level lesson and additional 5 more techniques: Ninja meditation 'Kuji-In', Ninja breathing, Ninja walking, Body operation, Introduction gimmick and trap at ninja trick house, Demonstration and Training for Ninja sword technique, Sword drawing, Kunai(Dagger), Kusarigama(Sickle with chain), Rope technique, Kunai with rope, Shuriken(Ninja star), Stick type shuriken, Chopsticks technique and Ninja blowgun(blow darts).
Price: 12,500 JPY per person / 10,500 JPY per kid(ages 5-14)
* Normally it is a group lesson, but specially it would be a PRIVATE lesson without any option fee for a limited time.
* Although the dojo is indoors, the windows are always open and the ventilation is in good condition, and the disinfection is also thorough. Please be assured that we also have a disinfectant for hands.
Inclusions: Ninja clothes rental during training. Hands-on lessons in English.
- The training is GROUP lesson for 1-6 people (1-10 people in busy season).
- Kids (ages 5-14) are required to take the lesson with Adult. *We can't accept that only kids join.
Optional fee of PRIVATE lesson:
If you mind that training with other people or kids, we recommend to take private lesson.
- Entry level 1-hour lesson: 51,000 JPY per group(1-6 people) / 80,000 JPY per group(7-10 people)
- Elementary level 2-hour lesson: 75,000 JPY per group(1-6 people) / 120,000 JPY per group(7-10 people)
Special Group lesson: If you need group lesson for 11 or more people, please ask us. We could offer special group lesson for 11-20 people for incentive tour, team building tour, training tour or MICE.
Lesson is advance booking and payment required. Please book via booking system below.
In case Private or big group lesson, please book below.
Book Private Ninja lesson by email
Availability of Private: same time as above
Cancellation and Change Policies:
No charge : 8 or more days prior to booking date
50% of total fee : 7-2 days Prior to booking date
100% of total fee : 1 day or less prior to booking date
*Please note that you couldn't change 7 days or less prior to booking date. In that case, you have to cancel once and book again.
Cancellation and Change Policies for Private lesson:
No charge : 15 or more days prior to booking date
50% of total fee : 14-8 days Prior to booking date
100% of total fee : 7 days or less prior to booking date
*Please note that you couldn't change 14 days or less prior to booking date. In that case, you have to cancel once and book again.
"Where can I train Ninjutsu?" It's Here!
You could practice traditional ninja arts trainings of IGA style.
The master's name is "Izo Ichikawa". He was born in IGA near Kyoto. IGA is ninjas hometown, historic village and origin of ninja. Ninja history started from IGA. Ninja arts and technique called "Ninjutsu" in Japan has history as over 500 years.
The master could teach such traditional Ninjutsu training.
Mental training: Ninja meditation like Zen, breathing for meditation, 'Kuji-In' calling 9 spells and forming god symbols by fingers.
Physical training: Ninja walking, body operation, Ninja moving.
Technique and Kata(pattern) training: Ninja sword, Samurai sword drawing, Kunai(Dagger), Kusarigama(Sickle with chain), Jitte(Japanese policeman stick), Bou(Stick), Nawa(Rope), Nage-ken(Kunai with rope), Shuriken(Ninja star), Stick type shuriken, Ninja blowgun(blow darts), empty-handed technique, etc.
Time: 1pm - 5pm
Price: Basic charge 30,000 JPY per group plus 10,000 JPY per person (ages over 15).
(Ex. 40,000 JPY for 1 person / 50,000 JPY for 2 persons / 60,000 JPY for 3 persons / 70,000 JPY for 4 persons)
Time: 9am - 12noon, 1pm-5pm
Price: Basic charge 50,000 JPY per group plus 15,000 JPY per person (ages over 15).
(Ex. 65,000 JPY for 1 person / 80,000 JPY for 2 persons / 95,000 JPY for 3 persons / 110,000 JPY for 4 persons)
You could learn Self-Defence technique from ninja arts and technique. Ninjas job was spy for collecting intelligence. They had to avoid fighting and run away from hard situation to survive. So they practiced Self-Defence.
This training is extremely basic technique, not to fight. This technique is very basic, but you can not necessarily use this technique even if you learn. however also it might be a bit help your life.
Mental training: Ninja meditation like Zen, breathing for meditation, how to calm even if hard situation.
Physical training: Ninja body operation, Ninja moving, keeping distance, keeping strong position, keeiping strong posture, keeiping strong balance.
Technique training: untying wrist or arm someone grabbed, untying neckband or chest someone grabbed, avoiding and escaping from punching or grabbing, etc. We shouldn't use power or resist against power. it's like water flow or cloud stream. We should be flexible like water flow or cloud stream.
Availability: 10am, 1pm, 4pm everyday
Price: 15,000 JPY per person (ages over 15).
Sword fighting action called "TATE" is action with japanese sword for historical drama called "Jidaigeki" on movie or TV.
The instructor is sword fighting profesional actor. He teach basic of sword action by safty imitation sword made of wood. He teach Handling sword, sword drawing, sword moving, body operation with sword, sword action, sword reaction and sword acting.
You could learn such basic moving, action and technique. Then we would take video of your acting and performance like movie star.
Sword action 90-mins lesson
Availability: 12noon, 2pm, 4pm on every Tuesday. Other date, please ask us.
Price: 5,000 JPY per person.
Ninja Samurai show and experience 60-mins
We could offer Ninja and Samuai performance show about 15 mins. And then you could experience Samurai sword action, Ninja stars and blow darts.
Availability: 10am - 6pm on every Tuesday. Other date, please ask us.
Price: 100,000 JPY per group (1-10 people) / 150,000 JPY per group (11-20 people)
Shuriken(ninja star) experience
Real metal shuriken: 1,000 JPY for 15 throws
Ninja blowgun(blow darts)
Longl blowgun: 1,000 JPY for 15 darts
The short lessons for kids(under 14)
Shuriken(ninja star) experience
Rubber shuriken: 500 JPY for 15 throws
Ninja blowgun(blow darts)
Short blowgun: 500 JPY for 15 darts
Exclusions: Ninja clothes
Option fee: Ninja clothes rental is 3,000 JPY
Booking Short lesson
Availability: 10am-6pm (anytime)
Book by email
You could come without booking, but it's better to book.
Ninja arms, various shurikens, ninja sword, samurai sword, ninja clothing and other items.
Shurikens (Ninja stars)
500 JPY to 1,000 JPY
Ninja sword and Samurai sword
from 12,000 JPY
Kimono atelier Akane is located on the 3rd floor of Ninja Dojo.
We have various kimonos, obi-belts, kimono-socks, original kimono robes for sale.
Check details on website
We also have " Kimono rental service + Photo-shooting". Professional "Kitsuke-shi ( Kimono dresser) " choose a beautiful coordination of a kimono for you then she dress you up neatly with the movement between martial art and Japanese traditional dance.
After dressing in Kimono, our staff take pictures of you with the imitation sword, Japanese umbrella or Ninja weapons in the photogenic courner of Ninja Dojo !
Casual Kimono rental + Photo ( around 20 photos) : 8 000 JPY per person
Book casual kimono photo-shooting
Formal deluxe kimono for 1 couple + dressing + Hair arrangement + Make up + Studio photo shooting ( around 50 photos) : 100 000 JPY
Book Formal deluxe kimono photo-shooting
Please check other pictures on our website!