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Ryu Honbu Dojo Free Trial Lessons
Ryu Honbu Dojo is offering free trial lessons! Details are as follows:
1. Seniors Class (60 years and older)
Date and time - Wednesday the 21st and Friday the 23rd of October from 10:00-11:00
Location - Ryu Honbu Dojo
Instructor - Misato Katagiri

2. Kids Class (ages 3-6 years)
Date and time - Saturday the 24th and Saturday the 31st of October from 17:30-18:30
Location - Ryu Honbu Dojo
Instructor - Ryoma Suzuki

3. Casual Aikido class (No experience or dogi necessary! For junior high school students and above)
Date and time - Saturday the 24th and Saturday the 31st of October
Location -Ryu Honbu Dojo
Instructor - Misato Katagiri

Please email us if you have any questions or would like to book a trial lesson!
TEL 047-355-7140 or EMAIL

Ryu Honbu Dojo Seniors Class
The Ryu Seniors class trains every Tuesday and Thursday at Ryu Honbu Dojo.  From September, senior students can now also train at the same time on Wednesdays and Fridays!

Come and watch or try a class!
TEL 047-355-7140 or EMAIL

Senshusei Alumni Reunion Workshop
To celebrate the upcoming 60th Anniversary All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration, many alumni from the Yoshinkan Aikido Honbu Dojo senshusei course will be visiting Japan. The members of this group will be attending a special training workshop at Ryu Honbu Dojo. If you are free, please come and join them!
• Date and time: Thursday the 15th of October. First session - 10-00-11:00 Second session 13:45-14:45
• Location: Urayasu City Chuo Budokan
• Training fee: 1,000yen per session

On the day, the Senshusei alumni will also be joining us for lunch at Ryu Honbu Dojo. If you would like to order a bento and eat together, please let us know in advance. Lunch costs 500 yen per person.
If you have any questions or would like to attend the training, please contact us:

047-355-7140  Email:

Urayasu Sports Fair
Urayasu City is holding it's annual sports fair  at Maihama Gymnasium.  Visitors can try out various sports, including aikido, for free!  If you're interested in aikido and want to give it a try then come down to the dojo at Maihama from 13:00-16:00 on Sunday the 11th of October.

Change in Training Schedule for Saturday the 17th of September
Please note the following changes in the training schedule on Saturday the 17th of September due to the 60th All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration.
・ All classes at Ryu Honbu Dojo in the morning and afternoon will be cancelled.
・At Urayasu Branch, the kids classes in the morning and regular training in the afternoon will be cancelled. The    Yukuri Course in the morning will take place as usual.
・ Children who usually train on Saturday mornings will be able to attend make-up classes on either Sunday the 18th of October or Sunday the 25th of October.  
We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please contact us if you have any questions:
TEL 047-355-7140 or EMAIL

New Seniors Class Announcement
Starting in September, Yoshinkan Aikido Ryu will now be offering a Seniors Aikido Class on Wednesday and Friday as well as Tuesday and Thursday.  Details are as follows:
Day and time: Every Wednesday and Friday 15:45-16:45
Location: Ryu Honbu Dojo
Instructor: Katagiri Shidoin
Training fees: 6,480 yen per month (for two days a week - students from the Tuesday/Thursday Seniors course can attend on Wednesdays and Fridays but will be charged a 500yen visitor fee.)

Please contact Ryu Honbu Dojo for more information: TEL 047-355-7140 EMAIL

60th Anniversary All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration and Celebration of 100 years since the birth of Gozo Shioda Sensei
This year marks the 60th Anniversary All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration and also 100 years since the birth of Gozo Shioda Sensei.  About 220 students from Ryu Honbu Dojo and Ryu affiliate clubs and dojos will be attending the demonstration.  Thank you to everybody who has committed to participating in the demonstration.  We would like to ask that you please attend training as regularly as possible from now until the demonstration and that you give 100% on the day and do your best as representatives of Yoshinkan Aikido Ryu!

Below are details for the demonstration and for the Ryu party afterwards:

1. Date and time: Saturday the 17th of September from 11:00-17:00 (reception opens at 10:00 and there will be an explanation on the demonstration procedures from 10:45 am.)
2. Location: Komazawa Olympic Park Gymnasium (Komazawa Olympic Park Gymnasium, 1-1 Komazawa Koen; Setagaya; Tokyo; a 15 minute walk from Komazawa Daigaku Station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line.)
3. Participation fee: Participation costs 2,000 yen for adults and 1,000 yen for children. The Chiba Prefecture Yoshinkan Aikido Association is sponsoring all Ryu members 1,000 yen towards the participation fee so that the fee for adults is 1,000 yen and children participate for free.
4. Ryu Demonstration after-party: a party for Ryu members will be held after the demonstration from 17:45 at the Uotani izakaya in front of Komazawa Daigaku station. Attendance at the party is 3,500 yen for adults (high school students and above); 3,000 yen for junior high school students and 2,000 yen for elementary school students (must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)
5. Ken; jo and tanto will be provided by Ryu for students who require weapons for their demonstration.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact Ryu Honbu Dojo:
TEL 047-355-7140 or EMAIL

*Aikido Seminars and Self-defence Courses By Request
NPO Yoshinkan Aikido Ryu offers special seminars and lectures on aikido for school or other organization events as well as self-defense courses on request.  Please contact us if you are interested or would like more information.  Tel: 047-355-7140  Email:

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