National Seminar Nov-2009

Takemusu Aikido Seminar

Takemusu Aikido Seminar

Our next Takemusu Aikido National Seminar has been confirmed for Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at our Fourways Dojo (16B Penguin Drive, Fourways, Johannesburg). The seminar is aimed at the beginner student syllabus, covering basic Aiki-Ken (sword), Aiki-Jo (staff) and Tai-jutsu (empty hand) techniques. This will also be our last seminar for the year, so all students are encouraged to attend!

Seminar Program
09:00 – 09:30 – Arrival / Registration
09:30 – 10:30 – Aiki Ken
10:45 – 11:45 – Taijutsu
12:00 – 13:00 – Aiki Jo


  • The seminar is open to all Aikido students, from any federation or style, provided they are fully insured.
  • Please bring your Aikido card and completed seminar registration form. A cost of R50 is required on registration.
  • Ken and Jo 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 forbidden.

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.