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“Budo” Festival on September 17, 2017 (V...

On September 17, 2017, at 14:00-16:30 o’clock at the sport complex of State Revenue Committee under the Government of the Republic of Armenia (former “Mika”) there took place “Budo” festival of the Japanese martial arts, which has already become a tradition. This year “Budo” festival was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Armenia. Budo, which is translated from Japanese as a martial way, is the collective name for the modern Japanese martial arts. Karate, aikido, judo and kendo make the inseparable...
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On Sep17, 2017 “Budo” Japanese Martial Arts Festival

On Sep17, 2017 “Budo” Japanese Martial A...

The Embassy of Japan, in cooperation with the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and National Olympic Committee of Armenia will hold the “Budo” Japanese Martial Arts Festival to commemorate the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Armenia. The festival will feature performances by Armenian Budo organizations and will welcome special guests from Japan, the Judo masters Mr. Yoshiharu Makishi (1997 World Championships silver medal, Kodokan-7th dan) , Mr. Hiroshi Izumi (Men’s Judo 90 kg category silver...
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Mix Battle Fest on June10, 2017(Video)

Mix Battle Fest on June10, 2017(Video)

On June 10, from  18:00 to 21:00 p.m. at Yerevan Children’s Park (former Komaygi) took place a unique sports festival dedicated to the healthy lifestyle – Mix Battle Fest 2017, which unites such types of sports as street workout, acrostreet, break dance, capoeira, hip-hop. The organizer of the festival was the Armenian Federation of Street Workout, the aim of which is the spreading and development of healthy lifestyle, development of outdoor sports, as well as the formation of literate and healthy-minded youth in our country. The goal of Mix Battle Fest 2017 is...
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On March 17, 18, 19, 2017 Aikido International Seminar with the Guidance of Sihan Ichiro Shishiya

On March 17, 18, 19, 2017 Aikido Interna...

On March 17-19, 2017, in Yerevan took place an exceptional international seminar of Aikido with the guidance of Shian, 7th Dan master Sensei Ichiro Shishiya. The seminar was conducted under the title “From Conflict to Harmony” in the frameworks of the homonymous international seminars of the high-rank master. In different countries in the seminars of the master there attend participants from more than 12 countries of Asia and Europe, which make a community of people who have gathered around the idea of peace and healthy lifestyle. On March 17, 2017, in the sport...
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Armenian Kendo Federation

Armenian Kendo Federation

“Armenian Kendo Federation” has been officially registered in 2016 but the club has started its activities still in 2015, when the co-founder and technical manager of the club Yorihiko Maeno Sensei arrived in Armenia for the first time in order to conduct trainings. A year after that there was made a decision to create “Armenian Kendo Federation” in the Republic of Armenia for the development and dissemination of this martial arts and to cooperate fully with the international organizations. The head of the club is Arthur Poghosyan, who started his way of the...
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Kendo Training at Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University on April 16, 2016  (video)

Kendo Training at Russian-Armenian (Slav...

On April 16, 2016 in the aikido hall of Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University,  where the ambassador of Japan Mr. Eiji Taguchi weekly conducts lessons, was hosted by the world-class master of Kendo martial arts, 7th Dan Renshi, Yorihiko Maeno Snesei. At 10 o’clock, Taguchi sensei began the lesson with a warming up. Then after performing the greeting ceremony with the group, they started to teach striking techniques. After that, two participants put on Kendo uniforms and the other participants used the striking technique learnt just on them. There was a performing...
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The Training of the Master of Kendo martial arts, 7th Dan Renshi, Yorihiko Maeno Sensei in Armenia on April 13, 2016

The Training of the Master of Kendo mart...

On April 13, 2016 at 07:00-8:30 p.m. world-class master of Kendo martial arts, 7th Dan Renshi, Yorihiko Maeno Sensei, who has arrived from Japan, conducted his first seminar of Kendo martial arts in the hall located at Davitashen 6/1, 3rd block. Before beginning the lesson, he taught how to put on Kendo uniform. At the moment there are only two uniforms in Armenia. The coach has sent from Japan four uniforms as presents, he will also leave one uniformfor the Armenian sportsmen, which he has brought with him. When putting on the uniform the Armenian coach Arthur...
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Disabled Sportsmen Have Fought During The Open Karate Championship (Video)

Disabled Sportsmen Have Fought During Th...

On June 13, 2015 in «Dinamo» stadium the open championship of Japan Karate Association of Armenia has started. The championship has been carried out with contribution of Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations of the RA, with contribution of Japan Karate Association of Armenia (JKA Armenia) as well as with the initiative of «Unison» non-governmental organization. The project has been titled «You can protect yourself». More than 300 sportsmen have participated to this championship coming from different regions of Armenia, including 15 disabled...
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The Artist Artur Hovhannisian(Armenia) w...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5upqXbwwnpQ
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About «You can protect yourself» project...

In the ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations of the RA a special initiative has been started on February 23, 2015. In the framework of «You can protect yourself» project the karate trainings are organized for invalid workers and other people with disabilities. In this ministry the project is implemented by JKA Armenia Japanese Karate Association of Armenia, by the ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations of the RA and «Unison» NGO. the material is taken from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvaOsUPwIbo  translated from...
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People with Disabilities Will Also be En...

Japan Karate Association in Armenia starts the project “You can defend yourself”, the goal of which is to enable people with disabilities also be engaged in martial arts and take part in the republican and international competitions. Within the frameworks of the project there will be organized a unique flash mob to which famous people will join.Today during the meeting with the journalists said the chief trainer of Japan Karate Association in Armenia Sevak Hakobyan. He emphasizes that this project will enable to break the stereotypes in our society that people with...
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The Winner from Armenia of the World Championship of Sambo 2014 that has been held in Japan

The Winner from Armenia of the World Cha...

25.11.14 The members of the sambo team of Armenia that have taken part in the World Championship of Sambo in Japan have returned early this morning.  This is announced by the Sambo Federation of Armenia and they also inform that many fans of sambo have met them, especially the world champion Mavrik Nasibyan, who was the strongest of the combat sambo in 74 kg weight. Mavrik Nasibyan said to sambo.am, that he dedicates his victory to the Armenian pilots who were martyred in the sky of Artsakh. The source also mentions, that the new champion and bronze medalist Ashot...
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World Chess Olympiad: Armenia-Japan 4:0

World Chess Olympiad: Armenia-Japan 4:0

2014.08.02  Armenian chess teams of men and women had successful matches in the first tour of World Chess Olympiad taking place in Tromso, Norway. Teams of both men and women held victory over teams from Japan and Guatemala with 4:0 score. Armenian chess players in Tromso Olympiad: 1st tour Men Armenia-Japan 4 : 0 Sargsyan G. – Nandjo 1 – 0 Movsisyan – Kodjima 1 – 0  Hakobyan – Vatanabe 1 – 0 Qotandjyan – Averboukh 1 – 0 Women Armenia – Guatemala 4 : 0 Mkrtchyan -Sotomayor 1 – 0 Galoyal – Mazariegos 1...
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Japan  – Armenia   7:0 (5:3)

Japan – Armenia 7:0 (5:3)

September 17, 2012 Township of Japan Soccer Academy U-16 team held victory over Armenian U-17 team with 7 – 0 score in Avan’s football academy. After the game the Japanese won again the 11-meter-penalty kick with 5:3 score. Japanese team is preparing in Armenia for the upcoming U-16 Asia Cup tournament in Iran. They will leave for the venue on September 18. NEWS.am Sport the material is taken from...
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The Figure-Skating Team of Japan Will Prepare for Sochi Olympic Games in Yerevan

The Figure-Skating Team of Japan Will Pr...

February 28, 2013 The Armenian sport lovers will probably be able to frequently see, even to witness the trainings of the strongest figure skaters of Japan. This became clear at the National Olympic Committee of Armenia, where the president of Japan Skating Federation Hedeito Ito and the manager of that organization Tatsuro Matsumura were hosted. They were accompanied to Armenia by one of our famous ex-trainers Ararat Zaqaryan, who now lives and works in Moscow. The guests visited Tsitsernakaberd (Genocide Museum), put wreaths at the memorial of the victims of genocide....