Other Events

A lot more happens in and around Brisbane in the aikido world than our little dojo. Fortunately we are invited to most of them and often know about the others. Here are such events be it the good, the bad and the downright ugly.  These events we may or may not recommend < insert legal disclaimer stuff here>

Maruyama Sensei, New Zealand October 12-15

posted 10 Aug 2012, 04:35 by Dan James

Why not skup across the dutch and checkout Sensei in Auckland



Northcote Dojo, Kaka Street, Northcote, Auckland


NZ$150 including Shindo (Yuki) Shindo only - NZ$40 NZ$120 for the Aikido Sessions or NZ$50.00/day

Fri 12th Sat 13th


10h00 to 12h00 Registra􏰀on at 09h00 14h00 to 16h00

10h00 to 12h00 Registra􏰀on at 09h00
14h00 to 16h00
19h00 - Dinner at a local venue
(pay on the day)

Sun 14th
SHINDO (YUKI) Sensei’s healing art

10h00 to 12h00 Registra􏰀on at 09h00 14h00 to 16h00

Mon 15th 10h00 to 12h00 Registra􏰀on at 09h00 14h00 to 16h00 

Maruyama Sensei, Melbourne October 26-28th

posted 10 Aug 2012, 04:29 by Dan James

Aikido Yuishinkai 2012 National Tour
Melbourne Intensive Weekend Seminar
Master Koretoshi Maruyama Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai 

26-28th October 2012

Maruyama Sensei - Melbourne Training Schedule

28-30 October 2011


44 Lynch St. Hawthorn, Victoria
03 9815 3388
info@aikicentre.com.au or www.aikicentre.com.au

Full Intensive (6 sessions @ 2 hours each) Cost $370- (GST incl.)

Sessional (Provides for 2 sessions as a minimum) @ Cost $180- (per 2 sessions GST incl.) 





2 - 4pm

Aikido Training Session 1


Aikido Training Session 2

8.45pm onwards

Chicken & Pizza Gathering @ Aiki-Centre ($15 per person - BYO Drinks)


9 - 10am

Aiki-Kids Special Aikido Training Session

with Catherine Schnell Sensei and special guest

Master Koretoshi Maruyama Refer separate registration Cost: $25

11am - 1pm

Aikido Training Session 3

3 - 5pm

Aikido Training Session 4

6pm onwards

Drinks / Snack / Dinner at venue TBA


11am - 1pm

Aikido Training Session 5

3 - 5pm

Aikido Training Session 6

Training schedule is correct at time of printing but may be subject to changes 


Maruyama Sensei, Byron Bay 5-8 October 2012

posted 10 Aug 2012, 04:27 by Dan James   [ updated 3 Oct 2012, 23:35 ]

Master Koretoshi Maruyama

Description: Sensei portrait 2008smallFounder of Aikido Yuishinkai

5th – 8th October 2012

at the

           Byron Bay Regional Sports and Cultural Centre

! NOTE: Participant limit remove and Friday classes are changed to  2:30 - 4:30 pm and 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Also Daylight savings starts in NSW on the Sunday, if your from Qld you'll be one hour (and 25yrs behind)). 

AIKIDO - Maruyama Sensei has dedicated his life to communicating the benefits of ‘positive mind’ through Aikido training. Maruyama Sensei’s accessible and inspirational teaching style, infused with humour, vigour and grace, is an example of positive, non-contentious mindfulness and ‘Aikido without Boundaries’.

This seminar is designed to cater to all levels of training ability. All styles of aikido are welcome to attend. 

SHINDO – The healing art of Aikido - On Monday 8th October, Maruyama Sensei will teach SHINDO to promote understanding and heightened sensitivity for those wishing to practice this hands-on healing concept for the benefit of self, family and friends. SHINDO is used to invigorate the body and create a climate by which the body can heal itself. This class is suitable for the general public.


Registration for


Standard (Early Bird)

Students (Door)

(Early Bird)

Full Seminar (Aikido and Shindo)

$ 285

$ 250

$ 250

$ 235

3 Day Aikido

$ 205

$ 175

$ 175

$ 160

1 Day Aikido

$ 80


$ 75


SHINDO (2 sessions)

Morning session only

$ 100

$ 50


$ 90

$ 45


AIKIDO: Friday 5 Oct – Sunday 7 Oct

10am – 12pm

3pm – 5pm



SHINDO: Monday 8 Oct

10am – 12pm

2pm – 4pm




(time table is correct at time of printing but may be subject to changes)


Pre-payment is welcome.                      


Please make cheques payable to:

Byron Bay Aikido Club Inc.

PO Box 412

Byron Bay, NSW 2481


Or by direct deposit to (please note name with transfer):

Byron Bay Aikido Club

Account Number: 06 2514 1025 2776

Commonwealth Bank

Jonson St., Byron Bay, NSW 2481

Byron Bay, NSW 2481




For  more information, please visit www.aikidoinbyron.com or contact


Maruyama Sensei in Australia and New Zealand Oct 3- Nov 6

posted 17 Jun 2012, 16:58 by Dan James   [ updated 17 Jun 2012, 18:20 ]

Australia/New Zealand - October 3 to November 6 

Sensei will be in*:

Byron Bay - Goshinkan Dojo: Oct 4 - 10  (Jim Nicholls)
Seminar will be on Friday 5, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October

Auckland - Oct 10 - 17 (Mike Stanford)

Perth - Oct 17 - 24 (David Matthews)

Melbourne - Oct 24 - 31(Catherine Schnell)

* Please note that the seminars are going to be held on the relevant weekends, generally from Friday to Sunday.

Check local dojo for details http://www.aikidoyuishinkai.com

Koretoshi Maruyama, Wagga Wagga November 2012

posted 17 Jun 2012, 01:03 by Dan James   [ updated 10 Aug 2012, 04:32 ]

IN the first of the Australian seminars for Maruyama Sensei,  David Bardos Senseicordially invites us to a seminar in Wagga Wagga. Travel is tricky but sensei assures us we will be looked after once we get there. Hope we can make it. Saty tuned for Melbourne, Byron and NZ seminars


  • Total 3days or 10hrs of Aikido training (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
  • 2hrs of Shindo (last session, Sunday, 4th Novemeber, 2-4pm)
  • Dinner on Saturday night at the Wagga Wagga Country Club




Venue: Lake Albert Dojo


9:00am Resgistration

9:30-11:30am - 1st Session

11:30-2:00pm - Lunch break

2:00-4:00pm - 2nd Session

6:30-9:00pm - Dinner at Zen X (Japanese Cuisine)



9:00am Registration

9:30-11:30am - 3rd Session

11:30-2:00pm - Lunch break

2:00-4:00pm - 4th Session

6:30-10:00pm - Dinner celebration at the Wagga Wagga Country Club


9:00am Registration

9:30-11:30am 5th Session

11:30-2:00pm - Lunch break

2:00-4:00pm 6th Session


  • Venue for 2-4 November will be advsed shortly
  • Seminar fees will be posted on the site on or before 30 June. Please watch this space
  • Special rates for accommodations will be posted together with the seminar fees
  • For any questions regarding Maruyama sensei's seminar in Wagga Wagga, please contact David at 0421-004-691

Yamaguchi Tribute Seminar July 14/15 2012

posted 17 Jun 2012, 00:58 by Dan James   [ updated 17 Jun 2012, 01:00 ]

Chicko Sensei, friend of the dojo is hosting a seminar in Byron bay in tribute to his teacher

Chicko Xerri Sensei in a Tribute to Yamaguchi Sensei

of A.K.I Fudoshin Dojo

Saturday the 14th July 12:00 to 15:00
Sunday 15th July 09:00 to 11:00 and 13:00 to 15:00

Full Seminar $60 / One Segment $25 / All of Sunday $45

Contact : fudoshindo@gmail.com     or         Phone : 0417 443 710

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