Nepal Army Ranger Nippon-kan Aikido Report

May 30, 2017


Nepal Army Rangers perform the central and vital role in teaching Nippon Kan Aikido within the entire Nepali Army. Approximately 60~80 instructor candidates train at AHAN Nippon Kan Training Center (ANTC). Over 7,500 Army soldiers are trained by experienced instructors every year. Elite Nepal Army Rangers with the Gurkhas lineage and traditions are not only tough and strong as elite …

About Nippon-Kan AHAN meal service

May 26, 2017


AHAN Homeless Meal Service is one of the activities of “AHAN”, the humanitarian support operations division of Aikido Nippon-Kan, a federal 501 c 3 non-profit organization. AHAN Homeless Meal Service is carried out on the third Sunday of every month, and this year marks the 26th year since its beginning. The records show 195 people were served with free meals …

Aiki Shrine Grand Ceremony

April 29, 2017


April 29, 2017, Iwama Japan, Founder of the Nippon Kan, Gaku Homma sensei’s Visit to Japan I paid homage again to AIKI Shrine in Iwama, Japan, and to the Iwama Dojo during AIKI Shrine’s annual Grand Ceremony. The Iwama Dojo is the alma mater dojo of mine. After having paid homage to the Founder of Aikido, I visited the Dojo of …

Nepal Report – Joint Activity by AHAN Nippon Kan and Kobayashi Dojo March31 – April 5, 2017

April 1, 2017


On April 1st in Kathmandu, Nepal, the Aikido Wahei Kan Inauguration Ceremony was held at the Ranger Battalion headquarters ANTC facility. In attendance from Nippon Kan were Gaku Homma Kancho, Bryon Hays Sensei, Nippon Kan instructors Jason Breitzman and Josh Baker, along with Jerry Kishiyama, Nippon Kan President and his wife, Carol. In addition, Hiroaki Kobayashi Shihan, Aikikai 7th Dan …

Nepal –The Next Generation; Sharing the Gift of Caring

February 3, 2017


Nepal Ranger WWY Meal Service Project Kathmandu February 3rd, 2017 On February 3rd, 2017, the Nepal Ranger AHAN WWY (We’re with You) project held a meal service for senior citizens housed at the Pashupatinath Briddhashram in Kathmandu. Nepal Ranger Commanding Officers, Ranger Instructors and the children of the Ranger WWY program prepared and served the meal to elders in need …

Aikido Nippon Kan –Starting off the New Year 2017 with a Bang!

January 12, 2017


Photos capture the spirit of the New Year at Nippon Kan General Headquarters, Denver, Colorado USA Keiko Osame –Last Practice of the Year Dec 30th, 2016 Keiko Hajime-First Practice of the Year January 4th, 2017 First Beginning Aikido Classes of 2017 January 9th, 2017 Aikido Nippon Kan offers 18 sessions of Beginning Classes per year. Off to a good start, …