National Seminar Jun-2013

Takemusu Aikido Seminar

Our next Takemusu Aikido National Seminar has been confirmed for Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at our Fourways Dojo (16B Penguin Drive, Fourways). The seminar is aimed at the beginner student syllabus, covering basic Aiki-Ken (sword), Aiki-Jo (staff) and Tai-jutsu (empty hand) techniques.

Seminar Program
08:30 – 08:45 – Registration
09:00 – 10:00 – Aiki Ken
10:15 – 11:15 – Taijutsu
11:30 – 12:30 – Aiki Jo
12:45 – 13:30 – Kyu Grade Examinations


  • The seminar is open to all Aikido students, from any federation or style, provided they are fully insured.
  • Please bring your Aikido Yudansha Card for registration purposes.
  • The seminar fee is R100 per student.
  • Ken, Jo and Tanken are required for weapons training.
  • Breaks between sessions are 15 minutes – bring some energy drinks along to replenish your energy.
  • Hakama may only be worn by yudansha (black-belt students).
  • The use of any kind of video or digital camera is strictly forbidden.

Register for this Seminar online.

About Takemusu Aikido South Africa

The Takemusu Aikido Association South Africa (TAASA), formally Iwama Ryu™ South Africa, is a free group of black-belted practitioners of Aikido based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Our aim is to promote and spread the traditional teaching method of Morihiro Saito Sensei, direct student of the Founder of Aikido, to all communities in South Africa.