Aikido Kobayashi Dojo 55th Anniversary and Soshihan's 88th Birthday Celebration

Aikido Kobayashi Dojo was founded in April 1969. Thanks to your warm support and cooperation, the year 2024 will mark the 55th anniversary of our founding. Also in 2024, Kobayashi Yasuo soshihan will turn 88 years old.

On these auspicious occasions, we are planning the following commemorative events. Many members in Japan as well as many friends over seas are expected to attend.

The celebration party will be held at Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo, and the commemorative camp will be held in Chichibu, Saitama. We hope that many people attend both events events.

We will send out an invitation for registration at later date. We are looking forward to seeing you all in 2024!

Celebration Party

1. Date: September 29, Sunday, 2024 (4:30pm - 6:30pm)
2. Place: Keio Plaza Hotel (1 minute walk from A1 exit of Toei Ōedo Line, Tochomae station)
3. Party Fee: TBA

Commemorative Camp

1. Dates: October 5, Saturday - October 6, Sunday, 2024
2. Place: Miyamoto no Yu
3. Instruction: Kobayashi Yasuo soshihan, Kobayashi Hiroaki dojocho, and more
4. Camp Fee: 17,000 JPY (tentative)

To print out information, click the following link:
Aikido Kobayashi Dojo 55th Anniversary and Soshihan's 88th Birthday Celebration

Memorial T-shirt Design Contest

As part of the celebration, we will make memorial T-shirts. To do so, we are inviting the world to submit designs for the T-shirts.
We invite you to showcase your artistic and design talents and create a memorable T-shirt for our anniversary events!

If your design is selected, you will receive a round trip economy class air ticket from your country to Tokyo!

For details, please check the following PDF:

Memorial T-shirt Design Contest


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