Masatake Fujita Shihan, 8th Dan Aikikai. will be in the Philippines in January 2006, to grace the Inaugural of the National Spiritual Training Center of Dangayan Singkaw Aikido Shinzui. The Center, located in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, is the culmination of the dream of R Jun Batobalani Sensei, 6th Dan Aikikai. The inaugural will be highlighted by a 3-day seminar featuring both Fujita Shihan and Batobalani Sensei.
Fujita Shihan will be the highest ranking Aikikai Hombu Shihan ever to visit the Philippines, making his visit a truly historic event.
Fujita Shihan's schedule for 2006 can be seen at this URL: http://ipaaf.hagukumi.nl/Agenda3.htm
Excerpt from Fujita Shihan's Agenda 2006:
Manilla Philippines. Seminars, Demonstration.
Additional Information Regarding Grand Inaugural Seminar of the DSAS Honzan Dojo, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Featuring Masatake Fujita Shihan, 8th Dan Aikikai
What: Grand Inaugural of Dangayan Singkaw Aikido Shinzui Group
Philippines National Spiritual Training Center, highlighted by an
Aikido Seminar featuring Masatake Fujita Shihan, 8th Dan, Aikikai
Hombu Dojo, and R Jun Batobalani, 6th Dan, Docho of DSAS Group Philippines
When: January 20 to 22, 2006
Where, DSAS National Spiritual Training Center, 60 Provincial Highway, Bgy. Bayaoas, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines
Places to stay: Accomodation at the DSAS Honzan Dojo is included with the seminar fee, but places are limited to 25 and will be available on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS ONLY. Only seminar attendees who have PAID IN ADVANCE will have a reserved place at the dojo.
Other Hotels in Urdaneta City: Majoha, Ciudad Fernandina, Urduja,
Lisland Forest Resort.
Interested Parties may email firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Featured Instructors:
Name: Masatake Fujita, 8th Dan Aikikai, Shihan
Date of Birth: April 21, 1937
Education: Graduated from the Department of Politics and Economics fro
Takushoku University, Tokyo 1956-1960.
Budo Career: Aikikai Aikido Hombu Shihan (8th Dan)
Director of General Affairs of Aikikai
Standing Director of All Japan Aikido Federation
Director of Japan Budo Council
Technical Advisor of Japan Overseas Cooperation
Volunteers/ Japan International Cooperation Agency
Auditor of Japan World Games Association
Aikido Technical Supervisor to British Aikido Federation, Bulgarian
Aikido Federation, Hungarian Aikido Cultural Federation and Aikikai of
Name: R Jun Batobalani (also known as L Jun Mateo) 6th Dan, Aikikai, Docho, Dangayan Singkaw Aikido Shinzui Group.