News Announcements from Shodokan dojos around the world

Guidance for the 2018 Kansai General Member’s Competition

For this competition general members, regardless of their grade, are invited to participate in mixed team events at Shodokan Hombu dojo. Participants will be placed on to teams via a lottery draw, making it a good chance to meet other members and adding to the relaxed feeling of this competition. We invite everyone to attend […]

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2018 Ladies Training Course

Shodokan Dojo is pleased to offer its annual training seminar for ladies on February 11th, 2018. Be advised that this is a public holiday, and as such no normal classes will be offered on this date. Women of all ages and levels are welcome to come and participate, with coffee and snacks provided after practice […]

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2018 General Member’s Kangeiko Report

Day 1: 06:30 – 07:30 66 participants Instructed by Nariyama Tetsuro shihan After kihon practice, Nariyama shihan explained that our basic techniques can, broadly speaking, be divided into two categories: atemi waza (striking techniques) and kansetsu waza (joint techniques). Nariyama shihan announced the theme for the first day of kangeiko practice would be atemi waza. […]

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Guidelines of the 4th Koshiyama Cup

The 4th Koshiyama Cup will be held as detailed below. We sincerely hope that you will be able to attend. 〈Date〉 Saturday 28th April 2018 & Sunday 29th April 2019 〈Venue〉 Dojo Lancy-Palettes Chemin des Pontets 19 1212 Grand-Lancy / GENEVE 〈Schedule〉 28th April (Saturday) 8:00~8:45 Registration 9:15 Opening Ceremony 9:30~12:00 Embu Competition 13:30~14:00 Explanation […]

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2018 Shodokan Spring Training Camp

Greetings all, As always, we thank you for your continued support of the Shodokan Aikido Federation. We’re pleased to announce that the annual Shodokan Spring Training Camp will take place March 3rd and 4th at Shodokan Hombu dojo. Be advised that normal practice on these days is cancelled; we look forward to your participation! * […]

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2018 Shodokan Calendar

Happy New Year and as always, thank you for your support. The 2018 Shodokan calendar is now available. Japanese copies are available at the Shodokan Dojo when it opens for the new year on Friday, January 5th. An English copy is available for viewing here. Dates and times are subject to change; we will update […]

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2018 Shodokan Aikido Federation Seminar

Greetings all, We thank you for your continued support of the Shodokan Aikido Federation and hope the coming year brings good health and fortune to all. As this year is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Shodokan Dojo, we would like to continue the celebration into 2018 with a special training session at […]

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2018 Cold Weather Training (Kangeiko)

Shodokan Dojo would like to express our gratitude for your continued support and would like to invite you to our annual cold weather conditioning event. For ten days (January 12th to January 21st) the training schedule will be as follows: 1. Practice Days and Times Children and Junior Members: January 12th – January 14th , […]

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42nd Kansai Aikido Kyogi Taikai Results

Kyu Grade Jiyu Embu: 8th kyu to 6th kyu: 1st Place: Nagase Kouki – Nakai Ryousuke (Kinki University) 2nd Place: Higashihara Yuri – Yamamoto Momona (Shodokan Yao) 3rd Place: Takaki Aion – Shirokoshi Mina (Shodokan Ikuno) Kyu Grade Jiyu Embu: 5th kyu to 1st kyu 1st Place: Ohara Masashi – Takada Gou (Osaka City University) […]

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