RIP Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan

We have received the following communication from NY Aikikai. And we would like to share the sad news. Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei, please rest in peace! Yamada Sensei was member of IAF 's Senior Council.

2023 Kagami-biraki Ceremony

On the 8th of January 2023, Sunday, the Aikido Hombu Dojo's Kagami-biraki Ceremony took place in Tokyo, Japan. 918 persons were promoted at the event.

IAF at United Through Sports World Youth Festival 2022

United Through Sports had a great edition of the World Youth Festival. Many events dedicated to the youth around the globe took place the other days.
The Aikido Ambassador of this event was Dyana Al Haddad, from Saudi Arabia.


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Aikido Back on Track - Youth Event

Successful International Youth Seminar organized by the IAF member in the Netherlands, under the patronage of the IAF and with the participation of the IAF YWG, was held in Papendal in 22-24 July 2022. Teacher: Toshio Suzuki Shihan

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The American television personality, Andre Aldridge, visited us at the Embukai venue in Bill Battle Coliseum, Birmingham Southern Collage, Alabama, USA, and was eager to find out more about the Art of Peace. We are happy that the CBS broadcasted this reportage about Aikido at The World Games 2022.


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