Japan’s mowing blade, Naginata


An introduction into the techniques of the Japanese halberd, the mowing blade of the warrior monks and the samurai, the Naginata. In this workshop you will learn the basic stance and some of the basic body movements and strikes.

Naginata, the mowing blade. The halberd of the Samurai and the warrior monks of Japan was a weapon made famous in many stories. Today the techniques of the weapon still remain in some of the old schools but also in a martial art with the name Naginata.

The martial art of Naginata was introduced in the Netherlands in the 70s.
Today Naginata is still a small martial art compared to some others. Only a handful of dojo exist.
However, the instructors in the Netherlands are among the highest ranked in Europe and have achieved top 3 results in several European and World Championships in recent years.

Come and try the workshop Naginata to learn the basic stances and some of the basic body movements and strikes.

For more information about where to practice Naginata in the Netherlands:

For more information about Naginata:


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The usual rules apply.


Hal 2 - Dojo


Saturday 18:00 - 18:30

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