RIP Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan
We have received the following communication from NY Aikikai. And we would like to share the sad news. Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei, please rest in peace! Yamada Sensei was member of IAF 's Senior Council.Read more…
2023 Kagami-biraki Ceremony
On the 8th of January 2023, Sunday, the Aikido Hombu Dojo's Kagami-biraki Ceremony took place in Tokyo, Japan. 918 persons were promoted at the event.Read more…
IAF at United Through Sports World Youth Festival 2022
United Through Sports had a great edition of the World Youth Festival. Many events dedicated to the youth around the globe took place the other days.
The Aikido Ambassador of this event was Dyana Al Haddad, from Saudi Arabia.
IAF Arab Summit in February 2023
The IAF Chairman, Wilko Vriesman, had an important meeting in Riyadh with His Highness Prince Fahd Bin Jalawi, Vice President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Chairman of the Education Committee of the Olympic Council of Asia.Read more…
Youth International Seminar in the Netherland 2022
The IAF member in Netherland hosted a successful youth international seminar in Papendal during 22-24 July 2022. The trainings were conducted by Toshio Suzuki Hombu Dojo Shihan.
The event is a mark of Aikido - Back on Track, underlining the efforts of bringing Aikido events back on international calendars.
Aikido at The World Games 2022
“Let the Games Begin!”
Today, the 7th of July 2022, it is the big day: the start of The World Games 2022, in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
The #IAFteam will have two demonstrations, on the 12th and the 13th of July.
Happy birthday, Dojo-cho Mitsuteru Ueshiba!
Today, the 27th of June, the Aikido community celebrates the birthday of Dojo-cho Mitsuteru Ueshiba.Read more…
Meeting with the Japan World Games Association in Tokyo
The IAF had a meeting with the Japan World Games Association in Tokyo, to strengthen our position in the World Games and to discuss future projects of cooperation.Read more…
Austria Aikido Seminar
The IAF was present at the National Seminar of our new member, Austria. The Austrian Aikikai Alliance organized the event during the 13-15th of May.Read more…
RIP Yutaka Kurita Shihan
We have received the sad news that Yutaka Kurita (栗田 豊, Kurita Yutaka) Shihan (born 20 April 1940 in Tokyo, Japan) who was one of the last live-in students (uchideshi) of the founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba has passed away on March 8, 2022.Read more…