Sword Lesson

Tatedo is not a traditional martial art, but one which has arisen to provide structure for those who wish to learn stage sword fighting. Any sword fighting scenes in Japanese movies are likely based around tatedo. The perfect mix of swordsmanship and theatrics, this art is a thrill to experience!

In this unique activity, you will have the chance to learn the art of tate in the sacred grounds of a temple. Feel all of the history which has gone into creating this extraordinary discipline. For it is not only the style and movements of tate which you will learn, but also the samurai spirit and etiquette.