Cancellation of the 65th Annual All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration

2020/07/14 In keeping with efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Yoshinkan Honbu Dojo has announced that the 65th Annual All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration, which was scheduled to be held on the 3rd of October this year, will be cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please contact us if you […]

Aikido Ryu Summer Training

2020/07/14 We’re challenging the summer heat again this year with our annual summer training! 7 consecutive days of 6 am training at Ryu Dojo and the only victory is self-victory! DATE AND TIME: Sunday the 2nd of August – Saturday the 8th of August, 6:00-7:00 LOCATION: Ryu Headquarters Dojo Training is FREE for all Ryu […]

Aikido Ryu Dojo and Urayasu Branch – Summer Holidays

2020/07/14 Please note that Ryu Headquarters Dojo and the Urayasu Branch Dojo will be closed for training from Sunday the 10th of August to Monday the 17th of August. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your understanding. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Aikido Ryu General Tests

2020/07/14 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Summer General Tests have been postponed. They are scheduled to be held on Saturday and Sunday the 19th and 20th of September. The location will be either at Urayasu City Chuo Budokan or at Ryu Headquarters Dojo. Further details will be announced closer to the date but please […]

Aikido Ryu Headquarters Dojo and Urayasu Branch Training Schedules from July

2020/07/03 Ryu Headquarters Dojo Click here to see the training schedule for Ryu Headquarters Dojo from the 1st of July. Urayasu Branch Due to certain restrictions on training at Chuo Budokan being lifted, Urayasu Branch training will now resume as normal and all Urayasu Branch classes will be held at Chuo Budokan again. Please note […]

Resumption of Training at Aikido Ryu Headquarters Dojo

2020/05/26 Due to the lifting of the State of Emergency by the Japanese Government, we are happy announce the resumption of training at Ryu Headquarters Dojo from Tuesday the 2nd of June. The health and safety of our students is our first concern and we will be instituting the following protocols on resumption of training. […]

Aikido Training at Home with Ando Sensei Part 2.

2020/04/14 In this video, the first 2 exercises are for practicing pivots. The first is seated – raise your hands as if blocking a front strike. Bring all your weight onto your left knee and pivot. While pivoting bring your hands out in front of you as in Shomen uchi ikkajo Osae (2). Repeat. Next, […]