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Seminar Information & Forms

Training seminars are held four times each year at the ISF/AB/KTRR Honbu Dojo in Los Angeles, CA, USA. In January there is Keiko Hajime (open to all members), in May and October there are the two annual Instructors Seminars, and in August there is Shochu-Geiko (open to all members). Specific dates and schedules for these seminars are posted as they approach on the homepage, the seminars and events calendar, and the discussion forums. These seminars are led by Obata Toshishiro-kaiso and Obata Yukishiro-nidai sōke, and attendees are instructed in Shinkendo, Aikido, Toyama Ryu Battodo, and Bojutsu.

In addition to the quarterly seminars hosted at the Honbu Dojo, Obata-kaiso and Yukishiro-sōke frequently travel all over the world to conduct seminars at shibu dojo.

If you are interested in attending a seminar, please notify your instructor or the Honbu Dojo and submit a registration form (see below). For the latest schedule of upcoming seminars and other events, please consult the seminars and events calendar.

2016 Shochū-Geiko Seminar

From August 19th-21st, 2016, the ISF/AB/KTRR Honbu Dojo in Los Angeles will be hosting our annual Shochū-Geiko Seminar. The seminar consists of three days of training in Shinkendo, Aikido, Toyama Ryu Battodo, and Bojutsu, under the direct leadership of Obata Toshishiro-kaiso and Obata Yukishiro-nidai sōke. This seminar is open to students and instructors of all experience levels.
      DATES: August 19th-21st, 2016
      LOCATION: ISF/AB/KTRR Honbu Dojo
      SCHEDULE: Fri. 1-5pm; Sat. 9am-12pm, 1:30-4:30pm; Sun. 9am-12pm (subject to change)
      SEMINAR FEE: $175 pre-registered by August 4th, 2016; $200 at the door
      TO REGISTER: please complete and send in registration form (see below)
The paper registration form and seminar fee must be submitted to the Honbu Dojo directly. Electronic submission is not available at this time.

More information about this seminar, including how to register, is listed below.

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