Aikido Ryu offers you a rich and healthy life through Aikido.


Technical Difficulties with our home page
Please note that we have been having some technical difficulties with our home page. For this reason, we have not been receiving mails sent from the homepage regarding DVD and merchandise orders or requests to watch or try out a class. If you have filled in an order for on the home page or requested to watch a class and have not received a reply, we apologise for any inconvenience caused, but please e-mail us again directly on yoshin@aikidoryu.or.jpYou can also contact us by fax or telephone on 047-355-7140.
Again, we apologise for any inconvenience and are working to correct the problem as soon as possible.

2014 Winter Tests
The 2014 Winter Tests will be held as follows.
Date: Saturday the 20th of December and Sunday the 21st of December, 2014
Location: Urayasu City Chuo Budokan First Dojo
Time: From 14:00 on the 20th (the dojo will be open from 13:00 for those who would like to train before the tests start.)
From 10:50 on the 21st.

There will also be a special training session on the test syllabus techniques from 15:30-17:00 on Sunday the 21st. This class is open to all members. There is a 1,000yen training fee.
If you would like more information about this training session or about applying for your test, please contact Ryu Honbu dojo by telephone or fax on 047-355-7140 or by email at

Ryu Honbu Dojo 15th Anniversary Celebration
It has been 15 years since Ryu Honbu Dojo was built! This year, the annual winter party will be a special event to celebrate those 15 wonderful years!
Date: Sunday the 21st of December, 2014.
Location: Ryu Honbu Dojo
Cost: 4,000yen per person (2,000yen for elementary school students and below).
For more information or to RSVP, please contact Ryu Honbu Dojo by telephone or fax on 047-355-7140 or by email at

For members who participated in the 59th All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration

Professional photographs taken on the day of the demonstration are now available for viewing and purchase on the "Hai Cheese" website. They will be available for viewing from Friday the 28th of November until Thursday the 11th of December.

11th Annual Junior Aikido Tournament
The 11th Annual Junior Aikido Demonstration will be held on Wednesday the 11th February, 2015. In preparation for that, special training classes will be held at Ryu Honbu Dojo starting from Tuesday the 25th of November. Please check the schedule of classes below. Any students participating in the Junior Aikido tournament are welcome to attend. (There is a visitor fee of 500yen per class.)
Junior kids shoryu no bu (white and blue belts) - every Friday from 17:00-18:00
hiryu no bu (yellow belts and above) - every Sunday from 15:00-16:00
Senior kids shoryu no bu (up to orange belt) - every Friday from 17:00-18:00
hiryu no bu (brown belt and above) - every Saturday from 13:00-14:00
Teens class shoryu no bu and hiryu no bu - every Tuesday from 19:30-20:30
Please contact us if you have any questions or want more details.
Tel&fax: 047-355-7140 E-mail:
Videos of the tournament syllabus can be viewed here.

Closure of Urayasu City Chuo Budokan for renovations
From January - March, we will be unable to hold classes at the Urayasu City Chuo Budokan as it will be closed for renovations. During that time, classes will be held either at the Maihama Gymnasium; Ryu Honbu Dojo or at Urayasu Junior High School. More details will be posted closer to the time so please check the home page regularly.

Announcement of the opening of the Kitakyushu Club
We are very happy to announce the opening of the Kitakyushu Club under longtime Ryu member, Hiroshi Furusawa.
Please contact Hiroshi Furusawa on 090-8203-8031 for more details or if you would like to try out a class.

Okayama Club opening announcement
Yoshinkan Aikido Ryu Okayama Club
This will be the first Yoshinkan club in Okayama prefecture.
If you or any one you know is living nearby and has an interest in aikido,
check out the new Okayama club. For the homepage click here

Aiki Ryu Newspaper Announcement
Yoshinkan Aikido Ryu is now publishing a monthly newspaper, the Aiki Ryu Newspaper (currently on in Japanese).
You can subscribe at any time. Click here for more details.

Uchidesi Recruitment
Please click here

For the results of the AIKIDO test, please click here