Passionate about Aikido, we stand on the mats almost daily. We practice a lot and get the chance to travel a lot too. Whenever possible, we grab the opportunity to combine both and visit various Dojos in Japan. It is always great to practice with many different people, share our knowledge and get inspired by great teachers and masters. Read here our reports on the Dojos and schools we could visit.
Every year, in memory of Emperor Meiji, one of the biggest martial arts demonstrations in Japan takes place, at the so called “Meiji Shrine Yabusame Taikai“. Honoring both, the Emperor Meiji and the gods enshrined at the Meiji Shrine, the event is held in the form of an ancient ceremony that dates back hundreds of years ago.
Meiji Shrine Kobudo Embu Taikai
Celebrating Emperor Meiji’s Birthday
Every year, in memory of Emperor Meiji, one of the biggest martial arts demonstrations in Japan takes place, the so called “Meiji Shrine Kobudo Embu Taikai”. It is greatly supported by the Shiseikan, a training hall for Japanese Budo including Kyudo (archery), Judo, Kendo, Aikido and Kenjutsu (sword’s practice).