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Old 12-02-2007, 08:45 PM   #1
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directions please!



Hi everyone,

A few friends of mine recently moved to Japan. Can anyone reccomend any good Dojos in Tokyo?

They're particularly intrested in studying under Doshu...

Thanks for the time!

best

J
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Old 12-02-2007, 09:07 PM   #2
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Re: directions please!

Then Hombu dojo, of course.
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Old 12-02-2007, 11:04 PM   #3
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Re: directions please!

Greetings J

This is the hombu website and map. Things are not so straightforward on the ground, but once you know the way it's about 20-30mins walk from Shinjuku station.



You might also want to check out this thread

Have fun

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Old 12-03-2007, 12:20 AM   #4
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Re: directions please!

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Greetings J

This is the hombu website and map. Things are not so straightforward on the ground, but once you know the way it's about 20-30mins walk from Shinjuku station.



You might also want to check out this thread

Have fun

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It's much quicker from Wakamatsu Kawada on the Oedo line (about 5 mins or so), which runs from Shinjuku.

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Old 12-03-2007, 01:39 AM   #5
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Re: directions please!

I also recommend the Wakamatsu station. I also recommend showing up at the station at around 6 AM in time for the Doshu's class. More than likely, a few of the regulars will be arriving at that time as well and offer to guide you. It makes it all so much easier.

Jim
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:43 AM   #6
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Kobayashi Dojo is very famous one. Igarashi dojo is too. I think there's a filipino student in Igarashi dojo. I met him some years ago and he visited Korea with Igarashi sensei. His name may be Louie(?)
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Old 12-03-2007, 06:31 PM   #7
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Re: directions please!

Hi everyone!

Thank you, thank you for the replies!

we truly appreciate the help!

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Old 12-04-2007, 03:41 PM   #8
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Re: directions please!

As well as the good recommendations from the other posters - it probably would help to get in touch with Aikikai Hombu directly, find out about fees (say what association you're a member of and who's the shihan and sensei in your area).
I think it also wouldn't hurt to show up a day or so before you expect to attend, during the day, so that you can learn more about the administrivia and payments you'll have to take care of before getting in, changing, and getting on the mats with whomever is leading the session...
Cheers,
W
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Old 12-05-2007, 09:43 AM   #9
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funny thread... pm me and ask for less popular destinations for more in depth tuition

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