Joe Thambu,

  • Test results from the tests held at Heidelberg and Springvale on 19th March 2016. Congratulations to those who passed their test! Osu!

  • Congratulations to all who graded on 22nd December 2018 at the Heidelberg dojo. The following students have been promoted:

  • Congratulations to all who graded on 23rd February 2019 at the Heidelberg dojo and Springvale dojo. The following students have been promoted:

  • This seminar provides a unique insight into aiki combat principles and application from 3 of Australia's top instructors. The seminar is being run in Melbourne on 4th June.

  • Joe Thambu Shuseki Shihan will be teaching weekend seminars in Belgium and Germany in October and November. Experience his dynamic style of Aikido and be taught by one of the world's best Aikido instructors.

  • Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Aikido Shudokan 36th Anniversary Demonstration on Saturday 30th April!

  • Inoue Kyoichi Hanshi, recently passed away on 23rd December 2017, was a 10th Dan Aikido master and a model gentleman.

  • an excerpt from an interview with Sensei Joe Thambu that was featured in our annual magazine.

  • Joe Thambu Shihan, 8th Dan, will be teaching seminars in Canada in June 2016.

  • Joe Thambu Shihan, 8th Dan, has been invited to teach in Poland and Ukraine during May 2016.

  • Joe Thambu Shihan, 8th Dan, the technical director of Aikido Shudokan worldwide, has been invited by Aikido Shudokan Malaysia and Aikido Shudokan Indonesia to conduct seminars during April 2016.

  • Joe Thambu Shuseki Shihan has been invited by Vadim Cherynyk of Aikido Yoshinkan Lviv Shinkikai to teach an Aikido seminar in Lviv, Ukraine, and invited by Pawel Felisiak Kyoshi of Aikido Shudokan Poland to teach an Aikido seminar in Poland. Experience his dynamic and powerful style of Aikido and get to one of these seminars!

     

    11 - 12 May 2019

    Aikido Yoshinkan Lviv Shinkikai

    Vadim Chernykh, chernykh@shinkendo.org.ua

     

    18 - 19 May 2019

    Aikido Shudokan Poland

    Pawel Felisiak Kyoshi, pfelisiak@aikidoshudokan.net

    www.aikidoshudokan.net

  • Joe Thambu Shihan will be teaching his dynamic style of Aikido at weekend seminars in Russia and United Kingdom during April and May 2018. The details are as below and please contact the host dojos for further information.

  • Melbourne Budo Academy will be hosting Sensei Joe for a seminar on 6th February. All students welcome to attend

  • On 17th February Joe Sensei will be conducting a special advanced class open to Shodan and above. Due to this special training session there will be no classes at Springvale and only 10:30 Childrens class and 12:00 Adults class at Heidelberg.

  • Joe Thambu Shuseki Shihan has been invited by Ondra Musil Shihan of Bushukan, to teach at a Summer School in Jizierka, Czech Republic, from 13th - 21st July 2019.

  • The Aikido Shudokan was the first Yoshinkan style dojo in Australia, founded by Joe Thambu Shihan in 1980, and has schools in Heidelberg West, Springvale, Fitzroy, Williamstown and Albury, teaching men, women and children.
     
    The style of Aikido is a dynamic and self-defence effective system of throwing, joint-locks, strikes and pinning techniques. It emphasises practical efficiency and is the style used to train women and anti-riot teams of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police. There are no tournaments and it is not classed as a sport.