Published Apr 3, 2020 22:58

*** 04/12 Referee Meeting and Shodohai Cancellation***

In order to reduce transmission of COVID-19, Shodokan Hombu Dojo will be cancelling the scheduled referee training session and Shodohai Competition on April 12th, 2020. We are currently considering moving the date to May 10th. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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Published Apr 3, 2020 22:50

***Regular Workshop (04/05) Cancellation***

In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Shodokan Hombu Dojo will be cancelling the regularly scheduled training session on April 5th, 2020. Regular classes will be held from 10:00 to 11:30 and 13:00 to 15:30. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published Feb 26, 2020 12:59

*** 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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Published Dec 28, 2019 17:42

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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Published Aug 1, 2018 09:45

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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Published Jul 12, 2018 17:18

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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Published May 9, 2018 12:52

Koshiyama Cup – April 28th & 29th 2018

Aikidoka from around the world compete at the 2018 Koshiyama Cup held in Geneva, Switzerland, April 2018

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Published Feb 27, 2018 20:59

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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Published Jan 25, 2018 17:04

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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Published Jan 25, 2018 10:44

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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