Kumamoto Japan [f:jp]

October 25-27, 2013

The Annual Aikido International Friendship Bridge Seminar will open in Kumamoto, Japan from Oct 25 (Fri) ~ Oct 27 (Sun), 2013.

Using the opportunity provided by this seminar, let’s improve on our Aikido sprit and techniques and deepen our friendship through Aikido beyond the borders of country and different styles of Aikido.

We are looking forward to see you all at seminar.

Download a flyer

Information about the area: Guide to Kumamoto , Nearby ASO City , Aso-Kuju National Park

Gym Route and Tram Guides

A Japanese and alternate English version of this information is available


Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan, Boulder Aikikai  7 dan   (USA), www.boulderaikikai.org

Munetsugu Sakabe Shihan, Aikido Aishinkan 7 dan  (Japan), www.aikido-aishinkan.jp

Guest Instructor
Kenji Shimizu Shihan, Tendo-Ryu Aikido, Tendo-kan, Kanchou  (Japan), www.aiki-tendo.jp


City of Kumamoto Gymnasium and Budokan
http://kc-sks.com/soutai ( Japanese)
7-1-2  Izumi Chuo Kumamoto-City  Kumamoto-Prefecture Japan  862-0941
TEL: 096-385-1010
FAX: 096-381-0953

Map from train station to dojo


Early registration due Oct 1, 2013

Full Seminar including 2 lunches and gift (before Oct 1, 2013) $190 usd 150 Euro
Full Seminar (after Oct 1, 2013) $220 usd 175 Euro
One Class (before Oct 1, 2013) $26 usd 21 Euro
One Class (after Oct 1, 2013) $32 usd 25 Euro

Payment are due by Oct 1, 2013 via PayPal or wire transfer: Wire Transfer Information


Seminar Registration:

  1. Complete the online Registration Form below
  2. Make your payment using PayPal or bank transfer

Students need to present a Student ID at the Registration Site.

Attendee Qualification:  Must be in Junior High School or above, Minimum of 1 year Aikido experience or Permission granted by the instructors.

Maximum Attendees: 150 people, wait-listed registrants will be contacted as slots become available

Cancellation Policy:  Until Oct 1, 2013, full refund except any wire transaction fees

For more information:

Aikido Aishinkan
Attn.: Mr. Munetsugu Sakabe
1-5-8 Goryo Higasi-ku Kumamoto -shi  Kumamoto Japan
Tel:  090-9075-3168


Kumamoto Schedule

  October 25 (Fri) October 26 (Sat) October 27 (Sun)
10:00 - 11:00 Guest Teacher Guest Teacher
11:15 - 12:15 Sakabe Shihan Sakabe Shihan
14:15 - 15:15 Sakabe Shihan Guest Teacher Guest Teacher
15:30 - 16:30 Guest Teacher Ikeda Shihan Ikeda Shihan
17:00 - 18:00 Ikeda Shihan Shimizu Shihan Shimizu Shihan
18:00 - 19:00 Photo
Free Keiko
Free Keiko


Registration Form

    Your Name* (roma-ji)

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    Full SeminarFriday 14:15Friday 15:30Friday 17:00Saturday 10:00Saturday 11:15Saturday 14:15Saturday 15:30Saturday 17:00Sunday 10:00Sunday 11:15Sunday 14:15Sunday 15:30Sunday 17:00