The IAF team had a wonderful participation at the World Martial Arts Masterships in Korea. We were present in the event with an Aikido seminar conducted by our Ambassador, Shihan Christian Tissier 8 Dan, and a complex demonstration session.
Aikido had the weekend of 31 Aug – 1 Sep allocated in the international martial arts event that took place in Chungju, South Korea. The first day comprised the Aikikai Aikido seminar conducted by Shihan Christian Tissier 8 Dan, who was the Ambassador of Aikido at the World Martial Arts Masterships 2019. The participants followed his directions with great interest and interacted with new people on tatami for practicing the Aikido techniques.
The second day comprised the Aikido demonstration session, called Embukai. After the opening ceremony, that was lead by Shihan Christian Tissier, the session started with the demonstration offered by Korea Aikido Federation. The IAF team presented the demonstrations on several sections: 1) Basic techniques 2) Advanced techniques 3) Weapons 4) Experts. The final demonstration was offered by the IAF Ambassador, Shihan Christian Tissier 8 Dan.