Naginatado

A fighting style developed and practiced by female samurai while their husbands were away at war, Naginata has become an important symbol in Japanese culture.

Akita City

(contact Brianna for specific contact info)

Where: Akita Budoukan
When: Most Thursdays 6:30pm - 8pm
**Iwaki Elementary School practice 4pm - 5pm

Links

All Japan Naginata Federation (Japanese with English introduction)

Entertainment in Akita
Sports Running • Bicycling • Soccer • Basketball • Cricket • Ground Golf
Martial Arts Kendo • Kyudo • Judo • Naginatado • Karatedo • Sado
Outdoors Hiking/Climbing • Camping • Rafting • Skiing and snowboarding
Leisure Onsen • Movies • Museums and zoos • Ramen shops • Akita beer • Doburoku • Cigar stores • Festivals • Arcades • Taiko