The first A.K.I. dojo, Sasame Dojo was established in mid 60's when late Seigo Yamaguchi left the dojo with Takeda shihan to take over.
Sasame dojo created great instructors of A.K.I. and it was mecca of many keen aikidoka. When the dojo was demolished in late 90's, the ronins continued their traditional training in Kamakura and still continue to this day.
Magnificent eleven black belts from this historical lineage are visiting Sydney for their 20th anniversary.
Magnificent eleven black belts from Kamakura, including our own Yass Suzuki and the instructor of the weekend, Seino 7th dan.