News from Kimusubi Dojos

Centers of the Universe Despite all the complications – Easter holidays, hotel mis-bookings, high-season travel and hotel costs – it was a wonderful 4 day gathering in Guejar Sierra. Everyone contributed in their own way – especially the non-aikidokas, Alicia, Eva, Valentina just by their presence, comments and humor. As it should be, the agenda…

Looking back on Kimusubikai 2017 by Matti Joensuu

Thankful for the Kimusubikai 2017 It is the thankfulness that I want to share after the very intensive aikido week at aikido forum kishintai and Sports University in Cologne. Endo Sensei taught the impossible things to teach: relaxation, concentration…and how is one supposed to teach Calm Mind? I’m sure that all the about 50 attendees…

Ariga Shihan European Aikido Tour 14.-23. October 2016

We are pleased to welcome: Ariga Kaname Sensei 21th – 23th October 2016 aikido forum kishintai, Beethovenstrasse 16, 50674 Köln training times: Fri 19:00-21:00 Sat 10:30-12:30 and 16:00-18:00 Sun 11:00-12:30 price: whole seminar 60€, Sat only 40€, single class 20€ Limited places! Please register in advance: info@kishintai.de Accomondation in the Dojo is possible! Saturday night: dinner…

Interview with Ariga Kaname Sensei

Interview with Ariga Kaname October 2015 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself My name is Ariga Kaname and because it is the habit of Japanese people, they call me Ariga-san. I started Aikido 27 years ago at the age of 15. From the beginning I followed Endo Sensei and Shimizu Sensei. After I…

Ariga Sensei European Tour 2015

We are pleased to welcome: Ariga Kaname Sensei 23th – 25th October 2015 aikido forum kishintai, Beethovenstrasse 16, 50674 Köln training times: Fri 19:00-21:00 Sat 10:30-12:30 and 16:00-18:00 Sun 10:30-12:30 price: whole seminar 60€, Sat only 40€, single class 20€ Limited places! Please register in advance: info@kishintai.de Accomondation in the Dojo is possible! Saturday night: dinner…

Endo Shihan awarded as Person of Merit in Budo

Nippon Budokan, January 12 2015 — Nippon Budo Kyogikai[1] (Japan Budo Association) awarded Endo Shihan as Person of Merit in Budo[2] for 2014 for his longtime contribution and designation in the field of Budo, and gave a certificate of merit and a medal at the ceremony. This report and article about the award and the…