Marvel at the skill, strength and endurance of Japan's traditional sports, which all have a beautiful spirituality thanks to an emphasis on mental training, concentration and purity of mind.
The chance to experience all the excitement and ritual of Japan's oldest sport, sumo wrestling.
Insider Experience: Sumo stable visit
Step inside the world of sumo wrestling with a visit to a sumo stable in Tokyo to see a morning training session
Try this modern martial art drawing on traditional Japanese swordsmanship techniques.
Try your hand at Japanese archery in Kyoto
Take part in an aikido class in Osaka.
Samurai kenbu sword dancing
Learn to wave a katana sword in the style of the samurai
Make the most of your stay in Fukuoka with tickets to the last grand sumo tournament of the year
Tatedo sword fighting
Wield a sword like a samurai... well, a samurai in the movies anyway
Experience the excitement of the summer sumo tournament in Nagoya
Visit Osaka for the spring sumo tournament which takes place in the city's Nanba district