Updated 9th January 2022

Upgrading at the Academy Aikido, HQ Dojo conducted by Yamada Shihan.

Name Rank
Tan C.S. 6th Dan
Francis Choong 5th Dan
Jacky Chine 5th Dan
Xin Yee Lim 2nd Dan
Nurul Izzah 2nd Dan
MyAnh PHAM 2nd Dan

Updated April 9th, 2014

Aikido Demo in Brunei, 13-15th April 2014

Held in conjunction with the 30th Anniversary of Japan Brunei Friendship, Aikido demonstration was held over several days during the "Japan Festival", organised by the Times Square Shopping Centre.
Together with Yamada Shihan, three other members from Kuala Lumpur, four members from Kuching along with the Aikido representatives from Brunei, Aikidamashi Dojo and Brunei Aikido Foundation, took part in the demonstration which had the audience buzzing with interest.

YAM Pengiran Anak Abdul Wadood Bolkiah(R) and Kenichi 
Suganuma(L), Ambassador of Japan to Brunei Darussalam launching the 
Japanese Festival

Updated June 26th, 2012

An Aikido demonstration was held at the outdoor stage of Muzium Negara on 9th June, 2012. Members from the Wangsa Maju Dojo and two lady members from Japan Club Kuala Lumpur participated in the demonstration to an audience of 150 people.
This event was organised by the Department of Museums Malaysia and the Japan Foundation.

Updated April 20th, 2011

Fund Raising for Japan Tsunami & Earthquake Victims Charity Event on 2nd April 2011

Demonstration at the "2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami Charity Event" hosted by Eastin Hotel on 2nd April 2011.

Updated March 5th, 2011

Seminar in Amman and Abu Dhabi, 2011

Shihan Jun Yamada and Atsushi Sensei (5th Dan) conducted the annual seminars in Abu Dhabi and Amman, from the 21st to the 28th February, this year.
In this trip, Shihan witnessed the Abu Dhabi Aikikai growing at a tremendous speed under the leadership of Mr Diyab Alseery, and who's organization is also supported by the UAE government.
Seminars conducted in Amman, Jordan, had participants from Syria that was led by Yukioka Shidoin (5th Dan) and ten persons from Palestine. This is the first time that members from the Palestine Dojo joined Shihan's seminar in Jordan. The Aikido Dojo in Palestine has just been set up and with the cooperation from Jordan Aikikai, we look forward to the growth of their club.
Of course, local members in Amman also participated with much enthusiam, making the best out of the seminars.

Diyab and Yamada Shihan, Abu Dhabi Aikido DojoSeminar in AmmanRaed, Atsushi Sensei, Aiman
The Seminar with participants from Syria, Palestine,etc.

Updated March 5th, 2011

Sekishin Dojo, Seminar in January 2011

Atsushi Sensei as Instrutor for the seminar.The Sekishin Dojo

Atsushi Sensei in Sekishin Dojo. The Dojo is run by Hj Sula.

Updated February 1st, 2011

Academy Aikido Jyuku 2011 First Demo

The Aikido Club participated in Japan Club's New Year Celebration on January 8th, 2011. The male members flexed their trained muscles in making the rice cake Mochitsuki(Steamed-glutonous rice placed in the "usu" is "kneaded" with "kine". Mochitsuki is one of the event in celebrating the New Year's.) while the female members demonstrated the graceful moves of aikido techniques to the audience of various identities. (The New Year Celebration at Hombu Dojo was held on January 9th, 2011.)

The handsome feature who is kneading the rice is Shihan Yamada.

Updated June 12th, 2010

Shihan Yamada in Amman, Jordan

Shihan Jun Yamada, upon the invitation by Mr Ayman Al-Mohissin and Dr Aiman Turani, representative of Aikido in Jordan, conducted seminars and upgrading in January and May 2010.   Shihan's Aikido with Amman started in October 2002 and has continued since then.



Seminars in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Mr Diyab Al-Aseery of Abu Dhabi Aikido Dojo, UAE, visited Shihan Yamada in Malaysia in 2008 and that became the beginning of Shihan's relationship in Abu Dhabi.   Seminars and upgrading are conducted on October 2009, January 2010 and May 2010.  

Previous demonstrations and activities



The Chairman

The Shihan







Iwama Issue