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Japan: Learn the secret skills of the Ninja at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo02:17

Japan: Learn the secret skills of the Ninja at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo

Japan, Nara
February 8, 2016 at 02:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

Students try out weapons of the past and train to learn the secret skills of the Japanese Ninja at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo in Nara, Japan on Sunday.

Students sharpened their Ninja skills, learning how to chop with a samurai sword, fire a bow and arrow, shoot a dart gun, blow darts and even throw Ninja stars at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo.

Mr. Sawada, who is an award-winning master of the martial arts since the age of 10, is the owner and Master Sensei at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo. Sawada decided to open the academy four years ago to teach the real ways of the Ninja after seeing many misrepresentations of the ancient art.

A one-day beginners enrollment fee at the dojo costs 2,000 Japanese Yen ($ 17 / € 15.30), which also includes a traditional Japanese lunch. On completion of the course, students receive an official certificate of completion from Sawada-Sensei.

Japan: Learn the secret skills of the Ninja at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo02:17
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Students try out weapons of the past and train to learn the secret skills of the Japanese Ninja at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo in Nara, Japan on Sunday.

Students sharpened their Ninja skills, learning how to chop with a samurai sword, fire a bow and arrow, shoot a dart gun, blow darts and even throw Ninja stars at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo.

Mr. Sawada, who is an award-winning master of the martial arts since the age of 10, is the owner and Master Sensei at the Yagu Ninjitsu Academy dojo. Sawada decided to open the academy four years ago to teach the real ways of the Ninja after seeing many misrepresentations of the ancient art.

A one-day beginners enrollment fee at the dojo costs 2,000 Japanese Yen ($ 17 / € 15.30), which also includes a traditional Japanese lunch. On completion of the course, students receive an official certificate of completion from Sawada-Sensei.

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