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Okinawa Karate / Kobudo Experience [2 participants and up](631976)

1 hour
Okinawa Karate / Kobudo Experience [2 participants and up]

Experience Okinawa's traditional culture through Okinawan karate / kobudo.

You can experience Uechi-ryu karate, which is one of the 3 major schools of Okinawan karate, and Ryukyu kobudo, a time-honored Ryukyuan martial art.

First, you will learn about the history of karate and kobudo.

If you choose the karate experience, you will learn the basics of punching and kicking as well as the Uechi-ryu original style of punching.

If you choose the kobudo experience, you will use staffs and nunchaku. You will also learn how to defend yourself using kobudo.

Finally, you will get to see an example performance of karate / kobudo.

Start Time: Negotiable

Meeting Time: 10 min. before start time

Required Time: 40-60 min.

Venue: The experience can be held at hotels, gymnasiums, facilities, beaches and other spacious places.

(Example venues: Yogi Kaikan Okinawa Hdq., Okinawa Karate Kaikan, Nishihara Town Gymnasium Budokan, Moon Terrace Agarizaki, Naha City Gymnasium, Okinawa City Gymnasium)

Participation Requirements: must be 6-70 years of age

Min. no. of Participants: 2 people

Available Languages: Japanese, English

[Cancellation Policy]

For cancellations made up to 2 days prior to activity: Free cancellation

For cancellations made 1 day prior to activity: 50% cancellation fee

For cancellations made on day of activity: 100% cancellation fee


International Uechi-Ryu Karatedo Ryukyu Kobudo Yogi Kaikan

About Okinawa Activity Up to 50% Off Campaign

Under this campaign, activities/experiences and admission tickets to tourism facilities in Okinawa Prefecture, are discounted up to 50% off. Enjoy Okinawa's charming nature, culture and history through activities and experiences! (This campaign is sponsored by the Okinawa Prefectural Government in an effort to support tourism facilities and activity suppliers in Okinawa Prefecture.) 

Campaign terms and conditions

① This campaign is only for residents in Okinawa.

② When using the 50% OFF campaign, on the day of the experience, those over 12 years old are required to present a three-time vaccine vaccination certificate or a negative certificate such as PCR (within 72 hours). However, for children under 12 years old, proof is not required if all the accompanying persons presenting certificates.

・Valid Period: May. 1, 2022 to Aug. 31, 2022

<Promotion Code> CPN50POFF4

<How to Use Promotion Code>

1. Copy the promotion code

2. Choose a date, click the checkout button.

3-1. If using a computer: Paste the promotion code in the cart summary displayed on the right-hand side of the screen and click apply.

3-2. If using a smartphone: Click "Tap for details" at the bottom of the screen, paste the promotion code, and click "apply".

4. Input the required participant information, and proceed to the payment page. 

*Please see the reservation instruction video below.


・ If you are unable to present either your ID or a three-time vaccine vaccination certificate or a negative certificate such as PCR (within 72 hours) on the experience day, your booking will bot be apllied with the 50% off discount. Please note that in this case, the shop will ask you to pay the full amount of the tour fee.

・Please note that negative certificates of self-testing kits are not accepted.

・Cancellation fees will be calculated based on the non-discounted tour fee. 

・Those who are not residents of Okinawa Prefecture are not eligible for this campaign discount.

・Those who are not residents of Okinawa Prefecture will be charged the price difference of the tour fee if they use the campaign discount.

・The campaign will end once the allotted budget has been spent.

Regarding COVID-19 Measures

Before participating in the activity, please download the COVID-19 contact tracing application, COCOA and add the LINE official account, RICCA as a friend on LINE.

Refer here for more information.


- Rental of kobudo equipment


- Venue usage fee

Please note

*Please choose either karate or kobudo.
*Pregnant individuals should refrain from participating.
*Those with serious illnesses may not participate.
*The experience may be cancelled or the time may be changed due to weather such as typhoons.
*Please inform us of your desired date and time when you make a reservation.
*Venues other than Yogi Kaikan Okinawa Hdq. and Okinawa Karate Kaikan should be arranged by participants.
*Max. no. of participants for experiences held at Yogi Kaikan Okinawa Hdq.

Karate: up to 10 people
Kobudo: up to 6 people


  • Towel
  • Water
  • Mask
  • Comfortable clothing

Experience type

Day tour / Activity

Advance booking

Cancel :


1 hour

Please check in advance

Minimum age: 6

Live guide

Japanese English

Meeting Time & Place

[Meeting Place]

Hotels, gymnasiums, facilities, beaches and other spacious places

[Meeting Time]


*Please be at the venue at least 10 min. before start time.


Explanation of history of Okinawan karate/kobudo, actual experience.

Example Performance

Example performance of karate/kobudo.

End of Experience

End of experience.

You can start the experience from the following places.
Yogi Kaikan Okinawa Hdqrs. - 與儀会會館沖縄総本部

沖縄県中頭郡西原町字翁長508-2, 903-0117 Nishihara, Japan

Okinawa Karate Kaikan - 沖縄空手会館

沖縄県豊見城市字豊見城854-1, 901-0241 Tomigusuku, Japan

Nishihara Civic Gymnasium - 西原町民体育館武道場

沖縄県西原町字翁長956番地, 903-0117 Nishihara, Japan

Moon Terrace Agarizaki - ムーンテラス東崎

沖縄県中頭郡西原町東崎22-3, 903-0105 Nishihara, Japan

Naha Civic Gymnasium - 那覇市民体育館

沖縄県那覇市字識名1227番地, 902-0078 Naha, Japan

Okinawa City Gymnasium - 沖縄市体育館

沖縄県沖縄市諸見里2丁目1-1, 904-0032 Okinawa, Japan



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