135 YEARS OF YUZHNO- SAKHALINSK
In the capital of the Sakhalin region,
solemn events dedicated to the 135th anniversary of
the regional center were launched.
This year, given the grandness of
the date, birthday decided to celebrate two days.
In addition to invited guests, the city's creative
teams, as well as pupils of regional, municipal sports
schools and federations, came to congratulate their
Pupils of the Sakhalin Aikido Federation did not
become an exception.
VIII INTERNATIONAL ATTESTATION AIKIDO SEMINAR
AIKIDO KOBAYASHI DOJO ON SAKHALIN
Spring is traditional season for
Sakhalin Aikido Federation to conduct practical sessions
and seminars. So, VIII International Seminar led by
Yamawaki Hisashi sensei from Aikido Kobayashi Dojo,
6 Dan Aikido Aikikai, was conducted in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
within May 25-28, 2017.
The structure of the event can be divided into two
parts: the practical one and the promotion tests.
Yamawaki sensei emphasized attention on basic elements
of aikido during practical classes. Deep understanding
and permanent practice of the basic elements and techniques
are the key factors for each and every aikidoka to
improve one's skills and technical level.
This year Yamawaki sensei allowed
members of Sakhalin Aikido Federation to attend Dan
Promotion Test procedure. So we could support our
Practical session of this year was dynamic, well organized
and positive, same as previous ones.
Members of Sakhalin Aikido Federation sincerely thanks
Yamawai sensei for the classes and keep practicing
with due energy and patience looking forward his next
AIKIDO INSTRUCTOR FABRICE GROIZE HELD PRACTICAL
SESSION FOR SAKHALIN AIKIDOISTS
On April 28 and 30 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
hosted International Aikido Practical Session held
by Fabrice Groize, Le Circle Tissier instructor, 5
dan Aikido Aikikai.
The event arranged by Sakhalin Aikido
Federation with support of Sakhalin Trade Chamber
gathered Sakhalin aikidokas and representatives of
aikido federations from Khabarovsk.
Despite the short schedule of the session Fabrice
Groize as professional instructor could cover all
significant aspects of aikido practice. First of all
he paid special attention to basic techniques, especially
for young aikidokas.
Other several hours of the session
were devoted to practice with traditional Japanese
weapon - sword (aikido practice uses wooden practical
sword known as bokken).
The top point of the session was special practice
with knife. Fabrice Groize consequently showed the
most important techniques starting from the basic
ones and following to application ones that used in
military and police service.
Fabrice Groize visits Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to hold aikido
practical sessions for the second time. This session
is another step in Far East aikidokas' practice and
preparation to the 8th International Session "Aikido
Kobayashi Dojo" to be hold in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
in late May.
INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CAMP ON KENJUTSU AND
In the period from 15 to 25 February
in Sapporo (Japan) will host an international training
camp on Kenjutsu and Iaido. This event is aimed at
preparing for certification on masterful degrees dan.
Sakhalin aikido federation in these
training camp will present - Chairman, head coach
Yuri Misaylov and instructor Em Du Sa.
CHRISTMAS ON THE TATAMI
Traditionally, for the past 8 years,
the Dojo of Aikido Aikikai Federation Khabarovsk Krai
opens its doors to aikidoists Far East.
Each January, during the Christmas
holidays, amateurs and professionals aikido, adults
and children from Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Blagoveshchensk,
Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk participate
in the Far East Congress of aikido.
This year's congress was held in
the period from 06 to January 8.
Over the three days more than 100
participants of the congress were able to take part
in 12 training sessions led by: Valery Bastrakov (4
dan, Khabarovsk), Mikhail Gorshkov (4 dan, Blagoveshchensk),
Yury Misaylov (4 dan, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk), Alexey Rezepov
(4 dan, Komsomolsk-on-Amur), Pavel Pastukhov (3 dan,
Khabarovsk), Victor Misaylov (3 dan, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk),
Sergey Pristavkin (2nd dan, Khabarovsk).
The participants of the congress were able to share
their theoretical knowledge in a heated debate between
the practical exercises.