News Announcements from Shodokan dojos around the world

Welcome Sara Kovacs

Shodokan Honbu welcomes Sara Kovacs to the dojo. Sara arrived in Osaka a couple of weeks ago to train and brush up her Aikido skills. So, who exactly is this lady from the United Kingdom? Let’s learn. Sara was born and raised in Hungary. She grew up during the Cold War when international travel was […]

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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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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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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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Results of the 41st Kansai Taikai

Beginners Competition. First Place:  Tomoki Ishimatsu – Rui Tanaka (Kinki University) Second Place: Bear Tianyu – Tang Annus (Tenri University) Third Place: Masashi Ohara – Tsuyoshi Takada (Osaka City University) Advanced Competition. First Place:  Terada Kohei – Taima Nao (Osaka Commercial University) Second Place: Narumi Koizumi – Wataru Kirisaki (Osaka City University) Third Place: Keisuke Otsuji […]

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