Aikido Ryu Urayasu Branch – Change in Training Times and Location

2020/01/14 Due to the rise of cases of infection of the new Corona virus in Urayasu, Chuo Budokan has been temporarily closed.  Urayasu Branch training will now be held at Ryu Headquarters Dojo at the times below.  Also please note the following measures to help prevent infection: Students should continue to wear masks during training. […]

Junior Aikido TikTok Challenge

2020/01/13 Since the Junior Aikido World Championship has been cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re excited to announce the Junior Aikido TikTok Challenge! Upload your Aikido videos to TikTok and we’ll select the top 3 in 3 different categories. Eligibility: All students of Yoshinkan Aikido between the ages of 13-18.  (Students younger […]

Aikido Ryu Dojo – new classes added to schedule

2020/12/20 Starting from January 2021, we’ve added new adults classes to the training schedule!  Starting Tuesday the 5th of January 2021, you can now join training from 15:45-16:45 every Tuesday to Friday.  Classes for pre-school kids run concurrently in the No. 2 dojo so this class is perfect for families. Check out the full training […]

Urayasu City Citizens’ Festival Cheer Up! Campaign

2020/10/23 We were invited to submit a video for the Urayasu City Citizens’ Festival “Cheer up everyone!” campaign. Check it out here! The subtitles read “The purpose of Aikido training is to enrich your daily life!”

17th Annual Junior Aikido Tournament Cancelled

2020/10/10 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty regarding travel and the holding of large gatherings, the 17th Annual Junior Aikido Tournament which was scheduled to be held on Thursday the 11th of February 2021 will be cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and to all those who were looking forward to the […]

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, […]