For those who participated in the instructor seminar this past weekend, here is a past article from Fumio Toyoda Shihan about the importance of meiso ho and kokyu ho in training. This is from “Aikido World”, Vol 11, No. 5.
For a PDF copy, please contact the Aikido Association of America office (email@example.com).
The AAA and AAI will be announcing plans for a trip to Japan in 2014 for the celebration of Aikido Kobayashi dojo shortly. Until then, news from Aikido Kobayashi Dojo.
We thank you for your patience. We are now happy to inform you that
the date for the 45th anniversary event of Aikido Kobayashi Dojo is
The date is September 27, 2014, Saturday, and it will take place in Kyoto.
There will be seminars, demonstrations, and a party.
We will be able to inform you the details later. In the meantime, we
need to have an approximate number of participants by the end of May,
therefore, we request you to send us a provisional application.
At later occasion, by mid-August, we will request you to send us a
Please invite people of your dojos, families, friends, as much as
possible, to join this event.
For now, we would like to just present you the above information.
Yasuo Kobayashi, Soshihan
Hiroaki Kobayashi, Dojocho
Aikido Kobayashi Dojo”
Tatsuo Toyoda Sensei in Ghent, Belgium 2013 hosted by Aiki Libre and AAI Belgium.