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Step into the world of the Ninja with the TokudAw Ninja Experience!

Step into the world of the Ninja with the TokudAw Ninja Experience!

Looking for a ninja school in Tokyo? Step into world of the ninja as we explore the history and cultural richness of Akiruno City (あきる野市 Akiruno-shi). Located in the western part of the Tokyo Metropolis(東京 Tōkyō-to), Akiruno City is well known for its natural beauty, parks, and recreational areas. 

 

It is believed that during the Sengoku Period (戦国時代 Sengoku Jidai), the area of Akiruno City was the frontline of the dispute over land between the Takeda (武田) and Hojo (北条) clans, and this is where ninjas (忍者) were active. Ninjas, known for their stealth and agility, have left an indelible mark on history. The storied historyand art of the ninja can still be found in Akiruno City today. 

 

Akiruno City: Home to Tokyo’s ninjas

A hidden retreat at the western edge of the Tokyo Metropolis.  (Image Credit: TokudAw Inc.)

 

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of the ninja through an online Ninja Experience with TokudAw together with our guide, Jinkawa Hiroshi. Jinkawa Hiroshi owns his own ninja training school, and has a wealth of experiences teaching about the world of the ninja, providing guests with a newfound perspective into shinobi (忍び), the art of stealth, and ninjutsu (忍術), the ancient warfare tactics of ninjas. In this tour, join Jinkawa Hiroshi in discovering the secrets of shinobi and ninjutsu!

 

What can you learn at the Ninja Experience with TokudAw?

Left: Our international Ninjas from Philippines, Switzerland and China, all dressed up to enjoy their extraordi-nin-ary experience. Right: Ninjas in training from Mr. Jinkawa. If you do not look hard enough, you might miss Mr. Jinkawa from the photo, this is how well ninjas camouflage into the background. (Image credit: TokudAw Inc.)

 

During the experience, you will learn more about the ancient breathing techniques that were instrumental in helping ninjas maintain composure and focus. Discover the art of "Double Breathing", a method that is believed to improve oxygen intake, enhancing focus for the ninjas. You will also be exposed to the "Long Breathing" technique, a mindful practice involving 5-second inhalations and exhalations, renowned for its soothing effects on the mind. You will leave this tour equipped with the knowledge and skills that lie at the core of ninja breathing techniques. 

 

Meditation – all part of the Ninja Experience

Mr Jinkawa Hiroshi, our guide for the day in the ways of the ninja arts. (Image credit: TokudAw Inc.)

 

Next, you will embark on a journey of discovery through the ancient art of meditation – a practice that not only calms the mind but holds the key to achieving inner peace. Learn how you can harness the benefits of meditation in our modern daily lives, just as how the ninjas did in the past in achieving the focus needed for their missions. Through the practice of meditation, you will learn to embrace the stillness within you and perhaps even utilise it to find peace in the midst of your hectic daily life! 

 

Real-life Ninja weapons and techniques

This tour will also allow you to step into the world of ninja weapons and tools. Observe real weapons in action, from the precision of the sword to the stealth of the shuriken (手裏剣).  (Image credit: TokudAw Inc.)

 

Cap off your ninja journey by stepping into the shoes of a ninja with an exploration into the fundamentals of ninja movements. You will experience first-hand the secrets behind these stealthy techniques, and enjoy a mesmerising sword demonstration that highlights the importance of fundamental movements in the art of swordsmanship. After which, you will have the chance to ask questions and find answers regarding the things about ninjas that you have always wondered about. The experience culminates with an exploration of the iconic hand gestures used by ninjas, and the role these gestures played in the lives of the ninjas. 

 

All in all, this interactive experience will allow you to see the Ninja culture come to life! 

 

Online event: Experience the way of the ninja by TokudAw Inc.

Join this online event for a sneak peek of the ninja experience! (Image Credit: JR Times/TokudAw Inc.)

 

And now, you can enjoy a sneak preview of our Ninja Tour at the comforts of your home through our online event happening next Saturday, on 23 March 2024, at 8-9pm SGT. Tickets are available now at https://tokudawninja.peatix.com!

 

To enjoy the in-person Ninja Experience and soak in the atmosphere of being in one of the areas where ninjas were active, you can visit Akiruno City easily via TokudAw Inc.’s private car service! TokudAw Inc. are specialists in high-end Japanese travel. Whether you're planning the Japanese vacation of your dreams, or organising a major corporate event for your clients, our team of experienced driver-guides and transportation managers will bring together decades of experience to make your event a success and your time in Japan a delight!

 

For more information visit us at: https://www.tokudaw.com/

 

Header image credit: TokudAw Inc.

 

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