All Japan Sassen Association
[First held at a public elementary school] A next-generation digital sports SASSEN experience session and competition will be held in a physical education class at Fujisawa Municipal Oshimizu Elementary School (Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture).
It was an opportunity for elementary school students to experience new sports.
Instructors from the All Japan Sassen Association held a trial session and competition for two days.
SASSEN is a sport that originated in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, which was born from karate and self-defense. It is active as a digital sport that anyone can easily enjoy while retaining the goodness of learning etiquette. This time, a visiting class was held in the physical education class at Fujisawa Municipal Oshimizu Elementary School (Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture).
What is SASSEN
All you need is a smartphone.
The tools are only a 70 cm long polyethylene foam sword “SASSEN Katana” with built-in sensors and a smartphone (tablet). If you hit the body other than the head, it will become one, and the application will perform the hit judgment. The SASSEN sword was patented on December 22, 2016 (No. 6062592 “Sports Engagement Device”)
The winner will be either “best two” or “the one with the highest number of runs within the 60 seconds of competition time”. Attacking is up to 5 swings (5 strokes) per person, and after that you can only defend, so it also has the aspect of a brain battle to think about how to make the most of the limited attack opportunities. It was born from the desire to create an event that everyone who participates, spectates, and supports can understand and enjoy.
Click here for more details “What is SASSEN?” https://sassen.jp/about/ Classes are divided into 4 classes for a total of 5th and 6th grade students over two days.
[1 day time schedule]
3rd period 10:45-11:30 5th grade 1 group 24 people
4th period 11:35-12:20 5th grade 2nd group 24 people
5th period 13:40-14:25 Class 1 of 6th grade 32 people
6th period 14:30-15:15 Class 2 of 6th grade 33 people
*The same schedule will be held for two days.
[Time schedule for each frame (45 minutes) on the first day] ・Instructor introduction & warning-up (striking each other, earnest white blade, counter practice) 10 minutes
・Rules & schedule explanation 5 minutes
[Caution] No diving, no blows to the face
・Main (action for each group in a group of 4 people) 20 minutes ・Presentation of technique names for each team 10 minutes
45 minutes total
1 squad flow
1. Mock match using practice swords
2. A match using a sensor sword (once per person)
3. Technique name study group (think about one technique in a group) [Image 6
[Time schedule for each frame (45 minutes) on the second day] ・Warning up 10 minutes
・A 20-minute tournament divided into two groups and using sensor swords ・The winners of each group will compete against each other, and the instructor and teacher will compete for 15 minutes.
Experience session by an instructor certified by the All Japan Sassen Association
Our association’s certified instructors acted as moderators and referees while considering safety. I gave a lecture to the students with a brief explanation of SASSEN’s upbringing. Most students are playing for the first time. A heated battle unfolded.
Reflection on this class (partial excerpt)
・It was good that the children were active happily.
・It was the first sport and movement for all children, so everyone was able to try without feeling any disparity in skills.
・Students who are usually active and good at sports and those who don’t tend to exercise much (those who are not good at sports) were seen playing games on an equal footing.
It was great to see everyone watching the game and cheering each other on. ・I felt that one of the attractions of Sassen is that adults and children can seriously compete against each other.
・Because it was their first time playing sports, it seemed very attractive to the children. Many enthusiastic participants were seen. You can hold a business trip experience meeting at schools all over the country [Image 8
You can create an opportunity for your students to come into contact with a completely new technology. It is possible to dispatch certified instructors all over the country. Also, if you are far away, you can also hold a complete remote trial session. (Reference: Remote experience session held at Kiyosato Town Board of Education (Kiyosato Town, Shari District, Hokkaido)
The big attraction is that it’s not just a game SASSEN is not only about playing games, but there are an infinite number of recreational activities that you can enjoy without fighting, such as “watermelon splitting”, “frustrating stick”, and “tag”. Even those who do not want to compete can create an environment where everyone can easily touch digital technology through Sassen.
Activity as a lifelong sport
Anyone, anywhere, we are active as a sport that can be easily done for the rest of your life. It is possible to provide a variety of content such as business trips to all over the country, recreation, corporate training and team building. We also accept school classes and lectures. Please feel free to contact us.
On October 30th, SASSEN’s first national convention was held in Akihabara! [Image 10
This is the third season since moving to Akihabara, Tokyo. The national convention will be held in Akihabara on Sunday, October 30, 2022. A total of 100 people from all over Japan (Kumamoto, Fukuoka, Miyazaki, Tochigi, Shiga, Kanagawa, Saitama) participated, and it was a great success.
The next event will be held in September-October 2023. A new season is starting. National tournament details page https://sassen.jp/japan_cup/ Press release https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000024.000080158.html Media publication information (partial)
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April 27, 2021 Nihon Keizai Shimbun
April 16, 2021 Tokyo MX Rose Color Dandy
December 4, 2020 TV Asahi with Momokuro-chan! Many other newspapers All Japan Sassen Association [SASSEN]
Chairman: Takama Motomura
[SASSEN Official Account]
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・Central Engineering Co., Ltd. (https://www.central-eng.co.jp/) ・ Disabled welfare service Kikiya Co., Ltd. (https://www.kijuya.co.jp/) [Partner contract]
・ Participation in PR TIMES “SPORTS TIMES” (https://prtimes.jp/sportstimes/ ) [Member organization]
・ Sports Agency Sport in Life Consortium (https://sportinlife.go.jp/) ・ Superhuman Sports Association
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