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We plan to introduce Topic and main activity plan for three or four times at yearly basis.

Sep-2017

2017 Indonesia Seminar

1st Ryukyu Kobujutsu Seminar was held in Bali island, Indonesia on 15th to 17th September 2017.
Members from Indonesia, Japan (Shidoin Mr. Taku Oguchi for guidance) & Belgium (Branch head Mr.Kurt Van Meel) and Australia.
We appreciate all of the devoted efforts & arrangements by Mr. Roy Soentjens (Seminar organizer, Branch Head in Indonesia), all his students & international participants.

Indonesia Seminar01
Indonesia Seminar02
Indonesia Seminar03


Aug-2017

2017 United Kingdom Summer Seminar

The Ryukyu Kobujutsu U.K. summer seminar was held in London on 18th to 20th August 2017.
There were more than 75 students who attended the seminar from 10 different countries coming from as far as Bermuda and Russia and also including Sweden (Branch head Mr. Matts Andersson) & Greece (Branch head Mr. Nicolaos Tsoupakis ).
The seminar took place under the tutelage of Shihan Mr. Masaru Shingai and Shidoin Mr. Hideho Yokota from Japan.
We appreciate all of the devoted efforts & arrangements by Mr. Julian Mead (Seminar organizer, Branch Head in U.K.) and all his students & international participants.

United Kingdom Summer Seminar
United Kingdom Summer Seminar


Aug-2017

2017 NHK "SPORTS JAPAN" introduces "Ryukyu Kobujutsu" to 150 countries.

NHK WORLD, a satellite and internet broadcasting by NHK, will introduce "Ryukyu Kobujutsu" in the TV program "SPORTS JAPAN" broadcasted in 150 countries.
We thank NHK for giving us this precious opportunity.

(Airtime in Japan: 4 times)

[Friday] 25th August 2017 13:30- (28 min.) Japan time
17:30- (28 min.) Japan time
[Saturday] 26th August 2017 01:30- (28 min.) Japan time
07:30- (28 min.) Japan time

(HP) https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/sportsjapan/



Jul-2017

2017 The Hokkaido karate-do Training seminar

The Hokkaido karate-do Training seminar 2017 for the boys & girls was held at Hokkaio Nakajima Sports Center on 22nd July 2017 and we (Inoue, Okawa, Okabayashi, Goto & Oguchi) have introduced Ryukyu Kobujutsu lecture and demonstrations.
We would like to express our sincere thanks for giving us this opportunity to "Nippon Budokan", "Nihon Kobudo Kyokai", "All Japan Karate-do Federation" and " Hokkaido Karate-do Federation" .

Hokkaido karate-do Training seminar Hokkaido karate-do Training seminar
Hokkaido karate-do Training seminar
Tonfa Kumite @Sai Kata @Tonfa Kata
Tekko Kumite @Tonfa Kumite

Jun-2017

2017 The Seminar in Canada

Ryukyu Kobujutsu seminar was held in Toronto, Canada on 22nd to 28th June 2017.
Members from Canada, Japan (Shihan Mr. Toshio Okabayashi for guidance) & United States of America (Branch heads Mr. Bernard Edwards, Mr. Colman Fink) participated.
We appreciate all of the devoted efforts & arrangements by Mr. Shane Higashi (Seminar organizer, Shihan & Branch Head in Canada), all his students & international participants.

Group Photo
Group A: classes for all level students, 22nd to 25th June 2017
Group Photo
Group B: classes for black belt students, 27nd to 28th June 2017

May-2017

2017 Demonstration at Shimogamo Shrine and Shiramine Shrine (Kyoto, Japan)

We have participated in the demonstrations for the dedication to Shimogamo Shrine and Shiramine Shrine on 4th & 5th May 2017.
We thank the opportunities.

Opening ceremony
Group Photo
Bo, Kama, Tekko
Kama
Nunchaku
Kama, Nunchaku, Bo
Nunchaku, Bo
Bo

Apr-2017

2017 Demonstration at Yasukuni Shrine

Sohonbu (Headquarters) & Ichikawa branch members joined the demonstration for the dedication to Yasukuni Shrine held on 23rd April 2017 in Tokyo on the occasion of Yasukuni Shrine Spring Festival.
We would like to express our sincere thanks for giving us this holy opportunity.

Demonstration members
Okabayashi shihan Bo kumite
Kama kumite
Kama kata
Nunchaku kata

Apr-2017

2017 Demonstration at Asakusa (Tokyo, Japan)

Our society joined Japanese traditional martial arts demonstration on 15th April 2017 at Asakusa in Tokyo.
The following Kata and kumite etc. were demonstrated by Souhonbu dojo members and Meiji university Kobudo club students.
We would like to express our sincere thanks for giving us this fruitful opportunity.

Inoue Sensei Tonfa kumite Bo kata
Bo kumite Tonfa kata
Nunchaku kata Nunchaku kumite

Apr-2017

2017 Demonstration at Shizuoka Sengen Shrine (Shizuoka, Japan)

Our society joined demonstration for the dedication to Shizuoka Sengen Shrine held on 3rd April 2017 in Shiuzoka.
Bo,Sai ,Tonfa kata and Kumite etc. were demonstrated by Shimizu branch & Shunseikan branch members.
We would like to express our sincere thanks for giving us this holy opportunity.

Group photo

Mar-2017

2017 Ryukyu Kobujutsu Demonstration in Tokyo

Annual domestic Ryukyu Kobujutsu seminar was held in Tokyo on 4th and 5th March 2017.
The members gathered from Souhonbu domestic branches and Belgium practiced Ryukyu Kobujutsu, Karate and Taijutsu under the guidance of president Kisho Inoue Sensei.
We were able to achieve meaningful exchanges among members through social gatherings, such as training.

Okabayashi shihan Okabayashi shihan
Okawa shihan and Okabayashi shihan Okabayashi shihan and Goto 4dan

Mar-2017

2017 Domestic Ryukyu Kobujutsu Seminar

Annual domestic Ryukyu Kobujutsu seminar was held in Tokyo on 4th and 5th March 2017.
The members gathered from Souhonbu domestic branches and Belgium practiced Ryukyu Kobujutsu, Karate and Taijutsu under the guidance of president Kisho Inoue Sensei.
We were able to achieve meaningful exchanges among members through social gatherings, such as training.

Group photo of domestis seminar
Group photo of domestis seminar

Mar-2017

2017 Standing directors' meeting and AGM

Standing directors' meeting and AGM were held in Tokyo on 4th March 2017, and the establishment of the Australia Perth branch etc. were approved.

Group photo of Standing directors' meeting

Feb-2017

2017 The 40th Nihon Kobudo Demonstration Festival

The 40th Nihon Kobudo Demonstration Festival" hosted by "Nippon Budokan" & "Nihon Kobudo Kyokai" was held at "Nippon Budokan" in Tokyo on 5th February 2017.
35 Japanese traditional martial arts styles joined to demonstrate.
We would like to express our sincere thanks for giving us this fruitful opportunity.

Bo kata Bo kumite
Tonfa kata Tonfa kumite
Sai kata Sai kata
Sai kumite