Published Dec 20, 2017 17:34

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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Published Dec 15, 2017 17:26

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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Published Dec 7, 2017 23:23

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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Published Oct 10, 2017 20:44

Shodokan’s 50th Anniversary Report

In Osaka on sunny and warm Sunday, October 8th, 2017, more than 250 Aikidoka – both adult and children – from around Japan as well as overseas, gathered in the municipal gymnasium to celebrate the 50 years that have passed since the birth of Honbu dojo. Yes folks, 50 years ago Tomiki Shihan established Shodokan […]

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Published Sep 17, 2017 14:38

Bon Voyage Darius

September 17th, 2017 was the last training session in Honbu for UK visitor Darius Zarrabian. All Honbu members wish him well and the best of luck in his future endeavors. Darius attended Shihan’s seminar in London on August 17th, 2017 and followed it up by making the trip to Shodokan Honbu to continue his practice. […]

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Published Sep 2, 2017 14:08

Finland Shodokan making the News

Since gaining his shodan, Juha-Matti Ahola has worked hard promoting Shodokan Aikido in Finland, and it appears his efforts have been rewarded. Recently a Finnish newspaper published an article about Shodokan Aikido. Well done Juha-Matti Ahola and congratulations.We, here in Honbu, are sure your club will continue to grow in membership and we look forward to […]

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Published Aug 29, 2017 20:27

Report on the 1st Worldwide Sport Aikido Federation Championships.

From the 18th to 20th of August, 2017 aikidoka from around the world and from various associations gathered at the Sportsdock of East London University to compete in the Worldwide Sport Aikido Federation’s first international championship competition. For three days participants challenged each other in team events as well as individual Aikido contests. The atmosphere in […]

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Published Jul 25, 2017 13:05

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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Published Apr 5, 2017 09:22

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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Published Mar 13, 2017 13:04

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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