News Announcements from Shodokan dojos around the world

Shodokan Aikido Federation Membership Guidelines.

  (NPO) Shodokan Aikido Federation   President Nariyama Tetsuro Chief of the Board of Directors Yamagata Masaaki Deputy Chief of the Board of Directors Omori Ryuichi   (NPO) Shodokan Aikido Federation Membership Registration Guidelines   We would like to use this opportunity to explain our policy towards membership as well as the procedure to apply […]

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1st International WSAF Competition

The 1st WSAF international competition is to be held from August 18 (Friday) to 20th (Sunday) at the East London University Sports Dock, London. Shodokan Aikido Federation (SAF) is Japan’s representative organization in the Worldwide Sports Aikido Federation who will host this tournament. SAF is also a founding member of WSAF. The following is an […]

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August 17th, 2017 Special SAF Pre-World Championships, Seminar.

Date: August 17, 2017. Time: 10:00 – 15:30 Venue: University of East London – Sportsdock. Costs: 30 pounds (about 3000 yen) Pay on arrival.   Practice Schedule: 10:00 – 11:00 – Sakai Shinnosuke sensei. 11:00 – 12:30 – Nariyama Tetsuro Shihan. Lunch Break. 13.15 – 14.20 – Omori Ryuichi sensei. 14.25 – 15.30  – Endo Sekio sensei. […]

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Shodokan Spring Camp Report

Osaka Station. It was 9:20 am Saturday, March 4th, 2017 when about twenty of us gathered in Osaka Station – most of us were early while one of us was late. At around 9:35, Sakai sensei counted the heads of those present and led us across the cement floor to the JR entrance – the clacking […]

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Honbu Dojo Schedule and Monthly Fees Changes.

To all Shodokan Aikido Federation Members: Due to a variety of different reasons, we have decided to make a few changes, and hopefully, improvements to the monthly fees and weekly training schedule.   These changes will be effective from April 1st, 2017. General Classes: Early Morning Classes: 7:00 am – 8:00 am. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays. Mid-Morning […]

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A Visitor from London.

Fred Kamara from London competed in last year’s Kansai Taikai –  December 4th, 2016. Below is Fred’s message to all Aikidoka.    I guess its only fitting for me to talk about Osaka first before delving into the competition. I enjoyed visiting Osaka more than visiting Tokyo. Osaka is a beautiful place, and the people […]

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Results of the 47th All Japan Student Competition.

Men’s Team Randori. Winning Team: Tenri University Second place: Seijo University Third place: Kwansei Gakuin University Women’s Team Randori. Winning Team: Seijo University Second place: Kwansei Gakuin University Third place: Kinki University Men’s individual Randori. Winner: Shohei Komori (Seijo University) Second place: Takayuki Namikawa (Seijo University) Third place: Shingo Ikeda (Tenri University) Women’s individual Randori. Winner: Eri […]

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