Category: Newsletters

Shoheijuku Newsletter #376 – October 2019

50 Years of History and Tradition  On Saturday, September 7th, an event was held for commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of both Seinan University and Kyushu University Aikido Clubs. From 1PM, a joint practice and...

Shohei Juku Newsletter #375 – September 2019

21st Seminar in VancouverI was invited to a seminar hosted by Shohei Juku Aikido Canada (Ms. Tamami Nakashimada) and cosponsored by Vancouver Shomonkai (Mr. Masaru Kiyota). I left Japan on August 29th and returned...

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...