Aikido Ryu ー Spring General Tests

The Spring General Tests (tests for kids shodan and above and adults 3rd kyu and above) will be held as follows: Date and time:  Saturday the 21st of March from 14:00 (the dojo will be open for training from 13:00.) Sunday the 22nd of March from 10:50 Location: Urayasu City Chuo Budokan *Please note that […]

Aikido Ryu – Training Schedule for 2/24 and 3/20

No excuses for not being on the mats! Although the dojo is usually closed on Mondays, Monday the 24th of February is a public holiday and there will be one class on that day: Time: 10:00-11:00 Instructor: Shinji Asada Cost: ¥500 (no charge for Ryu Dojo adult members.)Also please note that Friday the 20th of […]

16th Annual Junior Aikido Tournament

On Tuesday the 11th of February, the 16th Annual Junior Aikido Tournament was held in Urayasu.  This year about 450 students participated, including about 70 students from Russia; Australia and the Ukraine. Although generally there are no contests or competitions in aikido, the Junior Tournament was created to package the appeal of aikido for a […]

Kids Aikido – 1 Month Trial Membership Campaign

Starting from February, we are running a Kids Aikido 1 month trial membership campaign!  With this trial membership you get 8 lessons for ¥2,000!  Kids can attend any 8 classes at any of the times listed below. PLUS if you sign your child up for full membership at the end of the trial your entrance […]

Aiki Ryu Newspaper February Edition

YOU CAN NOW KEEP UP TO DATE ON ALL THE HAPPENINGS AT RYU BY DOWNLOADING THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE AIKI RYU NEWSPAPER! Now in color, the newspaper includes reports on demonstrations and seminars as well as Ando Shihan’s explanations of basic techniques. Click here to download the February Edition. You can also subscribe to […]

Aikido at Kojimachi Junior High School

In January instructors from Ryu Dojo were once again invited to teach a special Aikido course as part of the curriculum at Kojimachi Junior High School in Tokyo. Students from 1st – 3rd year take a total of 6 one hour lessons with a short test at the end with the score counting towards their […]

30th Anniversary Urayasu City Aikido Demonstration

We are happy to invite you to attend the annual Urayasu City Aikido Demonstration.  The Urayasu City Aikido Demonstration is hosted by the Urayasu City Aikido Association which is one of the few, if not the only, federation where the Yoshinkan and the Aikikai cooperate in their activities. This year is the 30th Anniversary demonstration […]

Black Belt Class

Black Belt classes held once a month at Ryu Dojo and taught by Ando Shihan. Training is open to anyone holding shodan and above in Yoshinkan Aikido.  ¥1,000 per class, no reservation required.