Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Test Techniques Seminar

The Chiba Prefecture Yoshinkan Aikido Association will be holding it’s annual seminar on the set techniques in the new Yoshinkan Aikido Test Syllabus:

Date and time: Wednesday the 3rd of May (a public holiday) from 9:15-10:50
Location:          Urayasu City Chuo Budokan
The seminar will be taught by Ando Shihan and will focus on the set techniques for shokyu; shodan and yudan in the new 2017-2018 test syllabus. Training costs 1,000yen (not applicable to representatives and head instructors from Ryu affiliate clubs and dojos.)  Training is open to all students of Yoshinkan Aikido.

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Special Training Seminar

Ryu Honbu Dojo will be holding a special seminar on the day after the 27th Annual Urayasu Demonstration.  This seminar is open to all students of aikido!  The class will be taught by Ando Shihan and will include basic techniques as well as some weapons work.

Date and time: Monday the 22nd of May from 9:15-10:50
Location: Ryu Honbu Dojo
Cost: 1,000yen

After training, a lunch party will be held from 11:30, also at Ryu Honbu Dojo.  The cost of attending this is 1,000yen.

If you have any questions about this or would like to attend, please contact the Ryu Honbu Dojo Administration:
TEL: 047-355-7140




Thursday, 23 March 2017

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Changes in Staff and Training Schedule

Please note the following changes in staff and in the training schedule, effective as of April 1st, 2017:


  • Ryu Honbu Dojo
    Katagiri Shihandai will be leaving his full-time position as Uchi deshi at Ryu Honbu to head his own independent organization, based in East Chiba and the Sakura area.  He will continue to teach his kids class and the beginners and regular class on Wednesday evenings.

  • Ryu Honbu Dojo
    Tuesdays - Kids classes (3-6 years and 6-13 years):  Suzuki, Ryōma ➜ Akimoto, Yosuke

    Wednesdays - No change

    Thursdays - Morning training: Hotta, Terumasa ➜ Ando, Tsuneo

    Fridays - Morning training:  Ando, Tsuneo ➜ Ando, Stephanie
                    Kids class: Suzuki, Ryōma ➜ Akimoto, Yosuke
                    Kids Tokubetsu Class: Katagiri, Misato ➜ Suzuki, Ryōma
                    Evening Class: Katagiri, Misato ➜ Ando, Tsuneo

    Saturdays - Beginners class (14:15-15:15): Katagiri, Misato ➜ Akimoto, Yosuke

    Sundays - Family Club and Beginners class: Katagiri/Suzuki ➜ Suzuki/Akimoto
  • Inage Kaigan Culture Center - Katagiri, Misato ➜ Suzuki, Ryōma
  • Nishi Kasai Dojo - Katagiri, Misato ➜ Akimoto, Yosuke
*Click here to download a full training schedule of Ryu Honbu Dojo and Urayasu Branch classes.
*Please also note that there may sometimes be sudden changes in the instructor due to scheduling conflicts.



Contact us if you have any questions:
TEL: 047-355-7140


Saturday, 11 March 2017

62nd Annual All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration

The 62nd Annual All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration will be held on Saturday the 30th of September, 2017 at Komazawa Olympic Park Gymnasium.

Friday, 10 March 2017

27th Annual Urayasu City Aikido Demonstration - UPDATED

The 27th Annual Urayasu City Aikido Demonstration will take place on Sunday the 21st of May, 2017.

TIME: 13:00 - 17:30 (Venue opens at 11:00)
PLACE: Main Arena, Maihama Gymnasium (2-27 Maihama, Urayasu City  047-355-1110)

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO. 4 ON THE DEMONSTRATION SYLLABUS HAS CHANGED SLIGHTLY. 

Click on the links to download the demonstration syllabus and application form for students within Urayasu City.  

For branches and affiliate dojos outside Urayasu, please check with your instructor about applying.






Please contact us if you have any questions:
TEL: 047-355-7140