On March 17, 18, 19, 2017 Aikido International Seminar with the Guidance of Sihan Ichiro Shishiya

On March 17, 18, 19, 2017 Aikido International Seminar with the Guidance of Sihan Ichiro Shishiya


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 complex of Yerevan State University (YSU) took place the opening of Aikido International Seminar, which was skillfully organized by the head of Jun-Shin Aiki Dojo club (the hieroglyphs “Jun-shin” 純真 are translated from Japanese as purity, serenityand giving such a name aims at emphasizing the approaches characteristic of Aikido martial arts, which dominate in that club) Arthur Poghosyan.  The technical manager of the club is Sensei Ichiro Shishiya (Tokyo, Japan), who has conducted such a seminar in Armenia for the first time in September 2011.

According to Shihan Ichiro Shishiya, the aim of conducting the seminar is not only the development of Aikido in Armenia but also the dissemination of peace with the help of Aikido. He sees the greatest attraction of Armenia in people’s kindness and softness.

On March 17, Shihan Ichiro Shishiya began the opening of the seminar with an interesting presentation “What is Aikido?”. Then there started the main trainings, of course with the detailed explanation of the technical manager.


The trainings continued on March 18 and 19 in the same hall.

On March 17, 18, 19, 2007 International Aikido Seminar with Ichiro Shishiya Shihan1

Author: H. Muradyan

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan