Plan ID
: 30924
30924

[Hiroshima ・ Hiroshima City / Hatsukaichi] Gyudo Hall Guided Tour -with trial shooting experience-

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Possible number of bookings
    2~10
  • Participating age
    13Age ~ 80 Age
  • Duration
    1~2 hours

This is Hiroshima's first Kyudo Guided Tour, which is held at the official Kyudo Hall. Kyudo is Japan's leading martial arts that trains the mind and body by hitting arrows with a bow based on a fixed manner and shooting method. In archery, the distance from the shooting position of the arrow is 28 m since ancient times. Therefore, in practice, first of all, in order to learn the basic movement of the shooting method, you will learn the feeling of pulling the actual bow through “rubber bow practice” using rubber as a bow string and practice pulling the bow. On top of that, you will feel the sensation of shooting an arrow in the “rolling straw practice” where you shoot an arrow from a short distance toward a practice target wound straw (makiwara) wound with straw. After these pre-practices, you will finally be able to stand at the target where you shoot the bow, and practice in a full-fledged manner toward the target 28 meters away. It is difficult for a beginner to suddenly stand in front and shoot an arrow at a distance of 28m in a half-day or one-day experience. Therefore, in this plan, you will visit archery halls, bows, practice scenery, etc., which are rarely seen, and actually experience "rubber bow practice" and "maki straw practice". If you wish, you can wear top coat and hakama archery. It is a plan to know the high goals and beauty that Japanese archery aims for.

The venue is convenient because it can be used near Hiroshima Station or during sightseeing in Miyajima!

Hiroshima Jogakuin University is a 15-minute bus ride from Hiroshima Station. It is about 10 minutes by taxi. Take the Hiroshima Electric Railway Bus Line 5 (for Ushitawaseda housing complex) and get off at "Jogakuin Daigaku-mae". The front gate of the university is in front of you. Sanyo Jogakuen takes the tram Hiroshima Electric Railway Miyajima Line from Hiroshima City and gets off at "Sanyo Jogakuen Station". It is a 1-minute walk to the main gate of Sanyo Girls' Academy. About 35 minutes from the center of Hiroshima city. It takes about 15 minutes to Miyajimaguchi.

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 2 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 2~10
    About duration 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
    Operating period Held only on Wednesdays and Saturdays
    Assembly time Please come at least 15 minutes before your appointment time.

    Saturday: 10:00 am to 12:00 am
    Wednesday: 15: 00-17: 00
    Booking deadline until 23:59 5 das ago

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking
    Locker

    Dress code - Must bring items Nothing in particular.
    About rental items Set of archery tools

    Matters require attention * An English interpreter is attached.

    Plan attractions

    Time schedule

    We will visit the Kyudo hall, bow tools, and practice scenery.

    Listen to an explanation of the series of actions of Kyudo and shooting.

    Experience "rubber bow practice" and "rolling straw practice".

    Finished with a commemorative photo shoot with the Kyudo club advisor teachers and members.

    Access - Map

    Assembly point

    The meeting place
    ① Hiroshima Jogakuin University main gate (only Wednesday and Saturday)
    ②Sanyo Jogakuen front gate (Saturday only)

    Venue
    ① Hiroshima Jogakuin University campus of the archery field (only Wednesday and Saturday)
    ② Archery ground on Sanyo Jogakuen campus (Saturday only)

    * If you would like to make a reservation on Saturday, please select the archery hall at the time of application.

    If you arrive by train

    ① Hiroshima Jogakuin University: Approximately 15 minutes by Hiroden Bus from "Hiroshima Station" Get off at "Jogakuin University Mae" or approximately 10 minutes by car ② Sanyo Jogakuin: 1 walk from "Sanyo Jogakuin Station" on the Hiroshima Electric Railway Miyajima Line Minutes

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