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Aikido The Japanese Martial Art Of Harmony
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Aikido The Japanese Martial Art Of Harmony

Aikido, is a Japanese martial art which represents a potent distillation of centuries of Japanese martial arts knowledge. Aikido is more than just a martial art, is a way of self-development. Aikido’s origin was founded by Morihei Ueshiba. It has spread its wings from Japan, all over the world as a martial art that focuses […]

The 13th International Aikidio Summit Tokyo, Postponed
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The 13th International Aikidio Summit Tokyo, Postponed

Press Release 30 / 03 / 2020 Postponement of the International Aikido Summit 2020     The International Aikido Federation (IAF) has been in close contact with the Aikikai World Headquarters monitoring the Covid-19 situation in Japan and the rest of the world in order to decide whether to host the International Aikido Summit as […]

International Aikido Federation at the Chungju, World Martial Arts Masterships 2019
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International Aikido Federation at the Chungju, World Martial Arts Masterships 2019

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 […]

IAF – The Disability Working Group in Action
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IAF – The Disability Working Group in Action

“Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow.” Morihei Ueshiba For the first time, two wheelchairs using Aikido teachers taught together in Aikido clinics in Europe. Lydia Zijdel, the Chairperson of the Disability Working Group of the IAF, from Netherland, and […]

IAF News: Female Instructors Seminar in Netherlands
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IAF News: Female Instructors Seminar in Netherlands

The Annual Aikido Seminar in Netherlands, that is conducted by female instructors, run its course full well. Women and also men gathered to practice together on tatami. The instructors that lead the course were Jeanette Tanis, Trudeke Sterringa, Satomi Ishikawa and Caroline Bied-Charreton, all four of them from Netherland, and also Laura Copello from Argentina. […]