What is the Oni School?

Master angler, Masami Sakakibara “Tenkara No Oni”, travels to the United States to teach his famous “Oni Tenkara” in a three-day course to a limited number of students.

2016 Oni School graduates

2016 Oni School graduates

2015 Oni School graduates

2015 Oni School graduates

2019 Oni Tenkara School

*** Second Session now available! ***

General Info

1st Session (full):  Aug 1-3, Thurs-Sat
2nd Session (open):  Aug 5-7, Mon-Wed
Location: Sundance Mountain Resort near Salt Lake City, Utah
Cost: $495.00 + tax per student
Registration: Email ERiK at erik@tenkaraguides.com


Day One: Introduction to Oni Tenkara
Day Two: Intermediate Techniques
Day Three: Advanced Techniques


The 2019 Oni Tenkara School registration is now open!

  • Pre-registration is mandatory!

  • Class is limited to 20 students only on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • After requesting registration through the email address above, you will receive billing information. Registration is not complete until payment is received.

  • Additional details on time and location for the school will be provided via email to registered students only.

  • Those who do not make it into the class will be placed on a “waiting list”, and immediately notified via email should a student position open.

2nd Session details:

  • Class must have at least 12 paid participants to run.

  • If 12 participants are not fully paid by July 1, 2019 then refunds will be issued (less $30 processing fee).

Cancellation Policy:

  • Payment in full required to reserve your student spot.

  • $250.00 non-refundable deposit if you cancel your reservation before June 30, 2019.

  • Cancellations between July 1-August 1, 2019 are nonrefundable. Full price of $495.00.


If you need lodging, we have exclusive pricing here:

  • Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate

  • Residence Inn Provo for 129.00 USD per night


How do I register?

Contact ERiK at erik@tenkaraguides.com