Category: Newsletters

Shohei Juku Newsletter #374 – August 2019

Student Alliance Freshmen Workshop On Saturday, July 6th from 12:30PM to 2:00PM, we had a workshop for the new members of All Kyushu Student Alliance at Tenjin Dojo. We discussed the Aikido history, practiced...

Happy 77th Birthday to Suganuma Sensei

Suganuma Sensei turned 77 today. Ga no iwai or toshi iwai are rights of passage marked upon certain birthdays. The 77th birthday is known as kiju (喜寿),  meaning “happy age”, “joyous year”, or literally “joy...

Shohei Juku Newsletter #373 – July 2019

Switzerland and Germany For nine days from June 4th to 12th, I was invited to seminars hosted by Mr. Urs Trachsler in Switzerland and Mr. Omer Lusky in Germany. We had seminars for four...