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6-th Aikido Aikikai Certification Seminar



Dear friends and colleagues,
We are glad to invite you to participate in 6-th International Aikido Aikikai Certification Seminar, which will be held under direction of Shigeru Sugawara – Hombu Dojo Shihan, 7th Dan of Aikido Aikikai.
Seminar will be held on 6, 7 and 8 of May 2016, in Yerevan, Armenia.
The seminar is organized by the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia.
President of the Federation — Armen Avetisyan
Site of the Federation — www.aikikai.am
Cost of the full seminar for each participant is 80 euro.
Subscription fee only.
To participate in seminar, please, fill in the application and send it to seminar@aikikai.am.
Follow this link for detailed schedule of training sessions – www.aikikai.am/aikidoen/doc/timeschedule.pdf
You can download application form for participation in the international Aikido Aikikai seminar in Yerevan on our web site — www.aikikai.am/aikidoen/doc/Application.doc
Book hotel rooms, as well as to get detailed information about hotel services, prices and payment methods, please contact your sponsor and partner of aikido seminar in Yerevan - the tourist company "Avarayr Tour Company".

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Tel.: +(374 10) 563681, 524042
Fax: +(374 10) 563681
E-mail: avarayr@arminco.com
Address: 1 P.Byusand St., 375010 Yerevan, Armenia

You can also use the services of our sponsor and partner of the Metropol hotel complex.
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For all insurance issues, you can refer to our sponsors and partners, the insurance company Rosgosstrakh.
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Also, in case of need, we can provide assistance in finding an apartment for rent.
For all questions, please contact through the seminar@aikikai.am


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5-th Aikido Aikikai Certification Seminar



Dear friends and colleagues,
We are glad to invite you to participate in 5-th International Aikido Aikikai Certification Seminar, which will be held under direction of Shigeru Sugawara – Hombu Dojo Shihan, 7th Dan of Aikido Aikikai.
Seminar will be held on 6, 7 and 8 of May 2016, in Yerevan, Armenia. The event is dedicated to our anniversary - ten year of founding the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia.
Also, we would also like to inform that, within the frames of the seminar, on 28 of June, the Aikido Festival will held at Dinamo Sports Complex.
The seminar is organized by the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia.
President of the Federation — Armen Avetisyan
Site of the Federation — www.aikikai.am
Cost of the full seminar for each participant is 80 euro.
Subscription fee only.
To participate in seminar, please, fill in the application and send it to seminar@aikikai.am.
Follow this link for detailed schedule of training sessions – www.aikikai.am/aikidoen/doc/timeschedule-en.pdf
You can download application form for participation in the international Aikido Aikikai seminar in Yerevan on our web site — www.aikikai.am/aikidoen/doc/Application.doc
Book hotel rooms, as well as to get detailed information about hotel services, prices and payment methods, please contact your sponsor and partner of aikido seminar in Yerevan - the tourist company "Avarayr Tour Company".

www.avarayr.am
Tel.: +(374 10) 563681, 524042
Fax: +(374 10) 563681
E-mail: avarayr@arminco.com

Also, in case of need, we can provide assistance in finding an apartment for rent.
For all questions, please contact through the seminar@aikikai.am


Please find us on Facebook - Our Page - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aikido-Aikikai-Federation-of-Armenia/606955262713550 and Our Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/137887342925571/


Aikido Aikikai Certification Seminar



Dear friends and colleagues,
We are glad to invite you to participate in International Aikido Aikikai Certification Seminar, which will be held under direction of Shigeru Sugawara – Hombu Dojo Shihan, 7th Dan of Aikido Aikikai.
Seminar will be held on October 31, November 1 and 2, 2014, in Yerevan, Armenia.
The event is dedicated to the opening of the new Dojo of Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia.
The solemn ceremony will be held on October 30 with the participation of Shigeru Sugawara.

Also, we would also like to inform that, within the frames of the seminar, on November 2, the Aikido Festival will held at Dinamo Sports Complex.
The seminar is organized by the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia.
President of the Federation — Armen Avetisyan
Site of the Federation — www.aikikai.am
Cost of the full seminar for each participant is 80 euro.
Subscription fee only.
To participate in seminar, please, fill in the application and send it to seminar@aikikai.am.
Follow this link for detailed schedule of training sessions – www.aikikai.am/aikidoen/doc/timeschedule-en.pdf
You can download application form for participation in the international Aikido Aikikai seminar in Yerevan on our web site — www.aikikai.am/aikidoen/doc/Application.doc
Book hotel rooms, as well as to get detailed information about hotel services, prices and payment methods, please contact your sponsor and partner of aikido seminar in Yerevan - the tourist company "Avarayr Tour Company".

www.avarayr.am
Tel.: +(374 10) 563681, 524042
Fax: +(374 10) 563681
E-mail: avarayr@arminco.com

Also, in case of need, we can provide assistance in finding an apartment for rent.
For all questions, please contact through the seminar@aikikai.am


Please find us on Facebook - Our Page - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aikido-Aikikai-Federation-of-Armenia/606955262713550 and Our Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/137887342925571/


New Training Hall for Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia

We are happy to inform that the Government of the Republic of Armenia allotted premises (508m2) to the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia for the arrangement of a training hall. This is a great event for all of us and all the pupils of Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia did their bit in improvement of our future training hall. Photos of the hall and cohesive work of our pupils can be found on our web-site in "Gallery" page


Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia wishes to thank to the Government of the Republic of Armenia for providing the facilities for the training hall.


Photos from Aikido Aikikai International Seminar, 2013

On June 21, 22 and 23, 2013 Aikido Aikikai International Seminar under the direction of Hombu Dojo Shihan Shigeru Sugawara 7th dan Aikido Aikikai was held in Yerevan.
Our friends from different countries participated in the seminar.
Seminar passed in homely atmosphere and helped participants to share their experience and take the secrets of adopt the secrets of aikido unveiled by Shigeru Sugawara.
Photos from the seminar can be found on our web-site in "Gallery" page




Aikido Aikikai International Seminar, 2013



On June 21, 22 and 23, 2013 Aikido Aikikai International Seminar under the direction of Hombu Dojo Shihan Shigeru Sugawara 7th dan Aikido Aikikai will be held in Yerevan.
The seminar is organized by the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia.
President of the Federation — Armen Avetisyan
Site of the Federation — www.aikikai.am
Cost of the full seminar for each participant is 50 euro.
Subscription fee only.
To participate in seminar, please, fill in the application and send it to seminar@aikikai.am.
Additional information with the detailed schedule of trainings will be presented in a short term.
For all questions, please contact through the seminar@aikikai.am.
You can download application for participation in the international seminar of Aikido Aikikai in Yerevan from our web site — Application
Due to the fact that summer is a peak tourist season in Armenia and the hotels are mostly full, we ask you to book rooms in advance.
You can book rooms through the sponsor and partner of Aikido seminar in Armenia — "Avarayr Tour Company".
For details about hotel services, as well as the prices and payment methods, please contact through the avarayr@arminco.com, or visit the web-site of "Avarayr Tour Company" — www.avarayr.am.
Also, in case of need, we can provide assistance in finding an apartment for rent.



AIKIKAI FOUNDATION
THE AIKIDO WORLD HEADQUARTERS


Hereby Certifies;

Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia

is an Aikido organization in Armenia established and recognized by Hombu according to the rules and regulations of the Aikido World Headquarters, for instruction and training in the art of Aikido
following the principles laid down by the founder, Morihei Ueshiba.
This 1st day of April A.D. 2013
Aikido Doshu - Moriteru Ueshiba
Chairman Aikikai Foundation


ԱՅԿԻԿԱՅ ՀԻՄՆԱԴՐԱՄ
ԱՅԿԻԴՈՅԻ ՀԱՄԱՇԽԱՐՀԱՅԻՆ ԳԼԽԱՎՈՐ ԳՐԱՍԵՆՅԱԿԸ


Սույնով հաստատում է`

Հայաստանի Այկիդո Այկիկայ Ֆեդերացիան

հանդիսանում է Այկիդոյի Համաշխարհային Գլխավոր Գրասենյակի օրենքների և դրույթների համաձայն Հոմբուի կողմից հիմնադրված և ճանաչված Այկիդո կազմակերպություն Հայաստանում, որի նպատակն է այկիդո արվեստի ուսուցումը և մարզումների անցկացումը` համաձայն հիմնադիր Մորիհեու Ուեշիբայի հիմնադրված սկզբունքների:
Ապրիլի 1, 2013թ
Այկիդո դոշու Մորիտեռու Ուեշիբա
Այկիկայ Հիմնադրամի նախագահ






CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION



On November 1, 2012 Ambassador of Japan to Republic of Armenia, Chikahito Harada awarded Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia with certificate of commendation in recognition of distinguished service in contributing to the deepening of mutual understanding and friendship between Armenia and Japan.



CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION
Ambassador of Japan extends his deepest regards to:
Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia
in recognition of the distinguished service in contributing to the deepening of mutual understanding and friendship between Japan and other nations.
Awarded on 1 November 2012 in Yerevan
Ambassador of Japan to Republic of Armenia, Chikahito HARADA



Պատվագիր
պարգևատրվում է
Հայաստանի «Այկիդո Այկիկայ» ֆեդերացիան
Ճապոնիայի և Հայաստանի փոխըմբռնման և բարեկամական կապերի ամրապնդման գործում ունեցած նշանակալի ավանդի համար
Հայաստանի հանրապետությունում Ճապոնիայի արտակարգ և լիազոր դեսպան
Տիկահիտո Հարադա
1-ը նոյեմբերի 2012թ.

III Aikido Aikikai open Festival of Moscow region

On October 21, 2012 the 3rd Open Aikido Aikikai Festival of Moscow Region, organized by the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Moscow Region with the assistance of Aikido Aikikai Federation of Russia and National Aikido Council of Russia, was held in Fryazino.
The president of the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia Armen Avetisyan (4th dan of Aikido Aikikai) was the member of the presidium of the festival and participated in the exhibition performance.
We appreciate our Russian friends for homely atmosphere, great organization and another opportunity for expansion of ties and strengthening of friendly relations in the world of Aikido.

Photos from the festival



The 11th International Aikido Congress in Tokyo

On September 17-24 the 11th International Aikido Federation Congress will be held at "Yoyogi Olympics Memorial Youth Center" in Tokyo.
The Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia will be represented at the congress by its president – Armen Avetisyan (4th Dan Aikido Aikikai)!

International Aikido Aikikai seminar under the direction of Shigeru Sugawara in Vilnius, Lietuva.

Lithuanian Aikido Aikikai Federation invites you to participate in the 5th International Aikido Aikikai Seminar under the direction of Hombu Dojo instructor Shigeru Sugawara (Shinan, 7th dan). The seminar will be held on November 2-4, 2012 at “SPORTIMA” Sports Complex in the wrestling hall. Address: Azuolyno g. 5, Vilnius, Lietuva.
Those who want to participate must fill in and send application till October 10, 2012 to this e-mail address: info@aikidoaikikai.lt
www.aikidoaikikai.lt
All your questions You can send via e-mail - info@aikidoaikikai.lt, or call - 00370 656 45268.

Attestation for 1-st, 2-nd and 4-th Dan

We are pleased to announce than within the framework of the 2nd International Aikido Aikikai Seminar in Yerevan attestation examinations were held by the secretary of the International Aikido Aikikai Federation Shihan Shigeru Sugawara 7th Dan Aikido Aikikai. The representatives of the delegations of the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Russia and Aikido Federation of Georgia also participated in the exams.
We congratulate all those who successfully passed the attestation!

Armen Avetisyan 4th Dan (Armenia)

Armen Khojayan 2nd Dan (Armenia)
Aleksey Taygunov 2nd Dan (Russia)

Gevorg Hayrapetyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Ashot Petrosyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Levon Danielyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Viktoriya Gevorgyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Mery Serobyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Mkhitar Serobyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Levon Makaryan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Artur Simonyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Aleksandr Kostandyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
David Sahakyan 1st Dan (Armenia)
Simon Darakhvelidze 1st Dan (Georgia)
Koba Mirezashvili 1st Dan (Georgia)


7 June, 2012

Additional information about Aikido international seminar:
Location: "MIKA" Sports Complex, 41 Manandyan str. (near "Garegin Nzhdeh" metro station)


Seminar timetable:



Aikido Aikikai International Seminar in Yerevan (June 18-20, 2012)

On June 18-20, 2012 Aikido Aikikai international seminar under the direction of Hombu Dojo Shihan Shigeru Sugawara 7th dan Aikido Aikikai will be held in Yerevan.

The seminar is organized by the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia.
President of the Federation - Armen Avetisyan.
Site of the Federation - www.aikikai.am/ .
Cost of the full seminar for each participant is 50 euro.
Subscription fee only.
To participate in serminar, please, fill in the application and send it to seminar@aikikai.am

Additional information with the detailed schedule of trainings will be presented in a short term.
For all questions, please contact through the seminar@aikikai.am

You can download application for participation in the international seminar of Aikido Aikikai in Yerevan from our web site - Application.doc



Kobayashi Sensei's seminar in Bulgaria

President of Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia Armen Avetisyan participated in the seminar, which took place on December 9-11, 2011 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
seminar was held by Sensei Kobayashi (Shihan, 7th dan Aikido Aikikai).
Seminar took place in a friendly atmosphere and in a good mood and provided the participants with additional portion of experience on their way of knowing Aikido.
We would like to express our gratitude to the Bulgarian Aikido Aikikai Federation and “Satori-Plovdiv” club!









November 14. Martial Arts Festival in Yerevan

On November 14 Martial Arts Festival was held in Yerevan. Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia took part in the festival. You can find the video of the demonstration on our website, and on our channel on YouTube!

Demonstration at the Japanese Films Festival at “Moscow” cinema

Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia held a demonstration at the Japanese Films Festival, which took place at “Moscow” cinema. Photos of the demonstration can be found on our site as well as in our group in Facebook

President of the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia Armen Avetisyan visited Japan

On October 1-15, 2011 the president of the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia Armen Avetisyan visited Japan for participating in seminars and dealing with some issues connected with the development of Aikido in Armenia.
The visit was arranged together with the delegation of the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Russian headed by the vice-president Denis Tulchinsky.
On October 2 Tada Sensei’s seminar took place at Yamada Sensei Dojo (curator of Aikido Aikikai Federation in Narita).



Tada Sensei’s seminar at Yamada Sensei Dojo


On October 3-7 trainings at Yamada Sensei Dojo took place (Narita).



Yamada Sensei Dojo


On October 8-10 seminars by Tada Sensei (9th Dan in Aikido Aikikai, pupil of O-sensei Morihei Ueshiba) took place at Oze Iwakura mountain camp.



Armen Avetisyan and Tada Sensei




Seminar at mountain camp.




Armen Avetisyan and Denis Tulchinsky at Oze Iwakura mountain camp.




Trainings at mountain camp




Mountain camp. Denis Tulchinsky, Yamada Sensei and Armen Avetisyan




With friends from Russia near the hotel in Oze Iwakura




Life at the mountain camp




Mountain camp in Oze Iwakura.
Night gatherings with friends


On October 11-15 trainings at Hombu Dojo were organized.
In Hombu Dojo official meetings with Sensei Shigeru Sugawara and head of the department of international relations Masaki Tani took place.
We are glad to state that at the meetings an agreement was reached with Sensei Sugawara on arranging seminars in June 2012 in Armenia.
There's also a new video