News Announcements from Shodokan dojos around the world

*** 03/01 Festival Events Cancelled ***

Attn: Participants of Shodokan Aikido Festival 26th February 2020  Dear all,  It is our unfortunate responsibility to inform you that due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus, we have been forced to cancel part of the Shodokan Aikido Festival.In recent days there have been several new announcements from the Japanese Government, advising against the […]

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Shodokan Aikido Festival 2020

Osaka, Japan, 2/29 + 03/01 Shodokan is pleased to announce an aikido festival to be held February 29th and March 1st, 2020. This festival will consist of training seminars and exhibitions by junior, university, general members, and even organizations. Additionally (and expected), a party will be held on the evening of February 29th. All are […]

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Tribute to Phil Newcombe

Tribute to Phil. He will always be remembered as the person who represented Shodokan Aikido in the UK and Spain. A man whose devotion to Shodokan was famed and still inspires Aikidoka around the world today. He is a true friend. He is a legend. He is Phil Newcombe. Phil’s decades-long relationship with Aikido began […]

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Shodokan Aikido Federation/ East Japan Aikido Federation Summer Seminar

Shodokan Aikido Federation/ East Japan Aikido Federation Summer Seminar On August 4th and 5th (Sat/Sun), a joint summer seminar will be held in Tokyo at Kokushikan University. We encourage your participation; all levels are welcome to join. Members are encouraged to bring their own bokkuto and jo. The schedule will be as follows: August 4th […]

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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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