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40th Anniversary of Jun Yamada Shihan in Malaysia

In conjunction with the celebration of Jun Yamada Shihan’s 40th Anniversary in Malaysia, Academy Aikido Jyuku is hosting this year’s Aikido Fellowship – South East Asia (AFSEA) seminar in Malaysia. Seishinkan Aikido Dojo, as an affiliated dojo of Academy Aikido Jyuku has been invited to participate and we highly recommend this to our students.

Among the guest Shihans who will be conducting the seminars are:

Motohiro FUKAKUSA Shihan, President of Aikido Association of Thailand & Chairman of the Aikido Fellowship-South East Asia

Toshiyuki ARAI Shihan, disciple of Founder Morihei Ueshiba, Chairperson of the Gunma Aikido Federation & Director of the All Japan Aikido Federation

Seminar Details

Venue: Wisma Olympic Council Malaysia

Sat, 20th October 14:00 Seminar begins
15:30 Seminar
17:00 Seminar

Sun, 21st October 09:00 Seminar begins
10:30 Seminar
13:30 Seminar
15:00 Demonstration
19:00 Dinner Party
(Time of seminars is subject to change)

Participating Fees:

RM200 (includes Seminar Fee and Dinner Party)
RM100 for primary school students (includes Seminar Fee and Dinner Party)
RM200 for Observers (includes Seminar Fee and Dinner Party).

Please contact Desmond or Reuben should you be interested in participating as soon as possible.

Seminar Timetable

Seminar Timetable

Light refreshments will be provided but please bring your own water as well!

22 Oct.  

11pm  – 12:30  Warm up by Haji M.Sula
1st Seminar by Atsushi sensei
12:30 – 14:30   Lunch
14:30 – 16:00  2nd Seminar by Shihan J.Yamada
16:30 – 18:00  3rd Seminar by Atsushi Sensei

23 Oct    

09:30 – 11:00  4th Seminar by Shihan
11:00 – 12:00  Demonstration by each Dojos.
Atsushi Sensei
JCKL Dojo by Ladies
Kota Permai Dojo
Fudoshin Dojo
Francis Dojo
Sekishin Dojo
Seishinkan Dojo

40th Anniversary Seminar on 22-23 October 2011

We are pleased to invite all dojos under Academi Aikidojyuku to our seminar jointly hosted by Seishinkan Aikido Dojo and Sekishin Aikido Dojo to commemorate the 40th year since Aikikai Aikido was introduced to Malaysia by Shihan Jun Yamada.

Details of the seminar are below:

DATE     :               22 October 2011 – 23 October 2011

TIME      :               11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (22nd October); 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. (23rd October)

VENUE  :               Swinburne University Multipurpose Hall

There will be a nominal seminar fee of RM30.00 to cover costs for Seishinkan/Sekishin Members, RM50 for other dojos affiliated with Academy Jyuku.

Light refreshments will be provided for participants. Meals are to be handled individually but there are several eating places nearby the venue so it should be relatively convenient.

Please confirm your participation by contacting Desmond, Reuben or Eileen by the 14th October 2011

In conjunction with the 40th Anniversary, these shirts are available for sale from the Academy Aikidojyuku Malaysia Aikikai and will be brought by Shihan on his visit here. Please let us know as soon as possible if you wish to order.


  1. T-Shirt without collar RM35 (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
  2. Polo Shirts RM40 ( S, M, L, XL, XXL)



Upcoming Seishinkan and Sekishin Joint Training on 24 June 2011

Sekishin Dojo is finally visiting us!

We hope everyone can attend.

Venue is our own dojo.

Date and time is on the 24th June 2011, Friday, 7.30 PM – 8:30 PM (or however long you want it to be 😛 ). We will still have classes commencing at 7.00 PM if you want to warm up or practice your special techniques to show off to Sekishin (kidding) :P.

There will be drinks and some food as well so don’t eat too heavy a dinner! Please let us know if you’ll be attending so we can estimate the amount of food and drinks required. Thanks!

Seishinkan Demo at Kyan!me 2011

We were invited by Kyanime to perform a demo/workshop at the Hills over the weekend.

We didn’t manage to get that many pics but luckily a Japanese blogger took some nice shots!

Thanks to Steve for participating and everyone else who helped out and Kyanime who invited us.

Teaching simple hand grab escapes to a cosplayer

Little girls bullying the Aikidoka

Steve also took this drama mama video slo-mo version of us going through the various pins in Aikido.

Gawai Schedule and Saturday Class Reschedule

Happy Gawai! Just to let you know our schedule for the Gawai Holidays are as follows:

30th May Monday: Classes as per normal
1st June Wednesday: Closed for Gawai Holidays
3rd June Friday: Classes as per normal
4th June Saturday: Closed for Agung’s birthday
5th June Sunday: Classes as per normal

For the next two months we’ll be also shifting our Saturday class to 4pm to 5pm as Swinburne University goes into their semester break.

Confirmation of Plans with Sekishin

Just to let you know that in the event you are unavailable to attend the seminar, Sekishin has kindly allowed us to bring our students to Sekishin Dojo to observe the upgrading and participate in any training session after the upgrading.

This is on Saturday from 2.00 PM onwards where we will have our dan upgradings with Shihan Yamada.

Please let us know as to how many of you would want to participate in this as well since space is limited. Thanks!

Seminar at Sekishin & Upgrading Announcement

Sekishin Dojo has kindly invited us to participate in their seminar held by Shihan Jun Yamada (7th dan) on the following times:

Venue: Sekishin Dojo 3rd FLR, S/L 11, Lot 44 & 45, Jalan Kulas Kuching Sarawak

13 May Friday: 8.30 pm – 10.00pm
14 May Saturday: 9.00 am – 12.00pm

The fee for this seminar is RM100.00 per head which is the same as what Sekishin students are paying to Shihan.

We have a limited number of slots with a maximum of 8 people from Seishinkan


We will also a hold a joint upgrading with Sekishin at Sekishin dojo on the 14 May Saturday: 2.00pm onwards

For those of you eligible for upgrading, please confirm your attendance on this with Sensei Desmond.