On November 3, 2023, the Meiji Jingu Dedication Demonstration will be held by the member schools of the Japan Kobudo Promotion Society, including Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu. For more information, please visit the Japan Kobudo Promotion Society website (https://kobushin.jp/news/202310042377/).
On Sunday, October 8, 2023, the 14th Kashima Jingu Dedication and Japan Traditional Martial Arts Exchange Demonstration will be held, sponsored by the Nippon Budokan and the Japan Traditional Martial Arts Association. Schools affiliated with the Association including Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu plan to perform dedicatation demonstrations .For more information, please see the Nippon Budokan website. (https://www.nipponbudokan.or.jp/shinkoujigyou/gyouji_06_2)
From August 11th (Friday) to August 17th (Thursday), the Katsuura Training Camp was held at the Nippon Budokan Training Center in Katsuura City, Chiba Prefecture, hosted by Daito-Ryu Aikijujutsu Headquarters. (Headquarters HP: https://www.daitohryu.com/all/1764) For the first time in four years since 2019, about 80 students from 18 countries around the world, including Japan, gathered together […]
From August 11th (Friday) to 17th (Thursday), the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu Headquarters will hold a Katsuura Camp and dan promotion examination. This year, a festival for the 80th anniversary of the death of Takeda Sokaku Sensei and the 30th anniversary of the death of Takeda will be held together. For details, please refer to the headquarters […]
On Saturday, June 3, 2023, the 41st Japan Kobudo Demonstration in Asakusa, hosted by the Japan Kobudo Promotion Society, was held at the Taito Riverside Sports Center. From Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu, Kondo Masayuki Hombucho and 7 members including myself performed the demonstration under Kondo Katsuyuki Somucho watched as an exwcutive director of Japan Kobudo Promotion Society.This […]
On Saturday, June 3rd, the 41st Japan Kobudo Demonstration in Asakusa will be held at the Taito Riverside Sports Center, and demonstrations will be held by the member schools of Japan Kobudo Promotion Society including Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu. For more information, please see Japan Kobudo Promotion Society website.(Program) https://kobushin.jp/wp/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/92f2303dbaad82d3b4674501424a0b2f.pdf(Demonstration order list) https://kobushin.jp/wp/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/e385b17c3647acdd05582ffc5c7c0867-1.pdf
From April 29th to May 1st, an overseas seminar was held in Bratislava, Slovakia. Kondo Masayuki Hombucho, Kuchimura Akihiro 4-dan (Kanazawa Branch Chief) and myself participated from Japan. (The headquarters’ HP: https://www.daitohryu.com/all/blog/1603) Due to the pandemic, it was my first overseas seminar in four years since the Malta seminar in 2019. (The overseas seminar itself […]
On April 22, 2023, as part of the celebration of the Yasukuni Shrine Annual Spring Rites, 8 Japanese traditonal martial arts schools including Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu from among the member schools of the Japan Kobudo Promotion Society performed dedicatory demonstrations at the Noh theater on the precincts of the shrine. (Japan Kobudo Promotion Association HP: https://kobushin.jp/news/202304222042/) […]
April 25, 2023 is the 80th anniversary of the death of Takeda Sokaku Sensei, the restorer of the dynasty of Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu. In the modern era, Takeda Sokaku Sensei was a giant in the budo world who introduced Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu to the public, taught around 30,000 disciples and exerted a great influence not only on […]
On April 22, 2023, as a celebratory event for the Yasukuni Jinja Annual Spring Rites, dedication demonstrations will be held by the Japan Kobudo Promotion Society affiliated traditions including Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu. For more information, please visit the Japan Kobudo Promotion Association website (http://kobushin.jp/news/202303091998/).