News Announcements from Shodokan dojos around the world

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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SAF crest

The name Shodokan (昭道館) takes one character from the name of the Showa period (昭和) in which it was established.  This character can also be found in the name of the dojo’s location, as well as the name of the company which constructed the dojo. The etymology of the word Showa is derived from the […]

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