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Aikido of Hilo Suganuma Sensei

Suganuma Sensei at Aikido of Hilo 2017

Suganuma Sensei will be conducting an Aikido seminar for the fourth time in Hawaii at Aikido of Hilo from October 27-29. For full details, please see their web site.

2017 Web site updates

Just letting you all know that the English Facebook page for Shoheijuku Aikido is active again. This site has also been transferred from Wix to WordPress. I’ve not transferred the old newsletter posts,...

40 Years of Aikido in Norway

40 Years of Aikido in Norway

“One’s beginnings are often full of energy and overwhelming enthusiasm and on rare occasions, those early footsteps can even make history. It is however precisely what happened to the small number of people who...

Photos from the 2017 Itokan Seminar

Itokan Aikido just completed a successful seminar with Suganuma Sensei on the weekend. They shared a couple of photos from the event. Tea on the mat with Suganuma Sensei.

Suganuma Sensei throws Franck Aubert

Picture of the Moment – June

Suganuma Sensei throws Franck Aubert at the Chikushino Dojo 30th Anniversary Emubukai. The event was held at the new Dazaifu Gymnasium and featured demonstrations from many groups and dojos.

Kingyou undo

The origins of the “kingyoundo” exercise

Recently Suganuma Sensei showed us a Nishi Shiki (Nishi System) book from 1944. To quote Wikipedia, “Because Katsuzō Nishi was also an aikido teacher at Aikikai Hombu Dojo, many aikidoka were introduced to the...

Urs Trachsler of Aikido Birseck promoted to 4th Dan

Urs Trachsler of Aikido Birseck promoted to 4th Dan

Urs Trachsler received his 4th Dan Certificate from Suganuma Sensei at Tenjin dojo on January 16th. He took his test last September at a Seminar in Tosu near Fukuoka (with Suganuma Sensei). Urs began with Aikido...