NEWS

28 October, 2011.

On the 28th of October, 2011, the attestation exams for the degrees of 6th (yellow belt), 5th (red belt) and 4th (green belt) kyu were held.
The attestation commission was headed by Armen Avetisyan Sensei (3rd Dan Aikido Aikikai).
We congratulate those who successfully passed the attestation!!!

4 KYU
Kostandyan Alexander
Arshakyan Arman
Sahakyan Aram
Badikyan David
Chilingaryan Hayk

5 KYU
Aslanyan Tigran
Chopuryan Inessa
Sargsyan Arman

6 KYU
Soghoyan Armen
Matentsyan Sargis
Sahakyan Vahagn
Matentsyan Hayk
Khalatyan Gagik
Ordukhanyan Gor
Ordukhanyan Gevorg
Navasardyan Norayr
Martirosyan Arman
Maghakyan Norayr
Maghakyan Mariam
Movsisyan Vahagn
Bahrazyan Narek
Ghevondyan Edgar


28 September, 2011.

On the 28th of September, 2011, the attestation exams for the degrees of 6th (yellow belt), 5th (red belt), 4th (green belt) and 3th (blue belt) kyu were held.
The attestation commission was headed by Armen Avetisyan Sensei (3rd Dan Aikido Aikikai).
We congratulate those who successfully passed the attestation!!!

3 KYU
Sahakyan David
Khachatryan Arman

4 KYU
Khancharyan Karen
Gevorgyan Hayk
Serobyan Mkhitar

5 KYU
Yeroyan Galust
Diyachenko Yaroslav
Gevorgyan Ani
Harutyunyan Natali

6 KYU
Ignatosyan Arsen
Ghevondyan Mikael
Muradyan Vahan
Beginyan Mher
Dilanjyan Gevorg
Zakaryan Marat
Movsisyan Arthur
Hovhannisyan Roman
Khachikyan Heghine


07 August, 2011.

On the 07th of August, 2011, the attestation exams for the degrees of 6th (yellow belt), 5th (red belt) and 3th (blue belt) kyu were held.
The attestation commission was headed by Armen Avetisyan Sensei (3rd Dan Aikido Aikikai).
We congratulate those who successfully passed the attestation!!!

3 KYU
Gevorgyan Hayk
Hovhannisan Moushegh
Sargsyan Arthur
Petrosyan Karen
Hakobyan Ruben
Petrosyan Ashot
Danielyan Levon
Vardanyan Harutyun
Serobyan Mary
Poghosyan Artyom
Simonyan Artur
Makaryan Levon
Serobyan Hovhannes
Gevorgyan Arthur
Gevorgyan Victoria

5 KYU
Yayloyan Konstantin
Shukhyan Karen

6 KYU
Baghoyan Spartak
Sahakyan Sahak
Aghabalyan Mher


2 August 2011

New photos from the International Seminar of Aikido in Yerevan added to our gallery!







25 Jule 2011

Photos from the International Seminar of Aikido in Yerevan in our gallery!







14 June, 2011

Additional information about Aikido international seminar:
Location: "MIKA" Sports Complex, 41 Manandyan str. (near "Garegin Nzhdeh" metro station)


Seminar timetable:



27 May, 2011.

On the 27th of May, 2011, the attestation exams for the degrees of 6th (yellow belt) and 5th (red belt) kyu were held.
The attestation commission was headed by Armen Avetisyan Sensei (3rd Dan Aikido Aikikai).
We congratulate those who successfully passed the attestation!!!

5 KYU
Ohanyan Hovhannes
Sargsyan Eduard
Malkhasyan Lilit
Sahakyan Artak
Shahgeldyan Arman
Zeytnaghyan Ruben
Mehrabyan Shahen
Petrosyan Artur
Nikoghosyan Vardan
Yeroyan Hayk
Grigoryan Ararat

6 KYU
Malkhasyan Norayr
Minasyan Sargis
Saghatelyan Galust
Yeroyan Galust
Khachatryan Gor


19 April, 2011.

On June 23-26, 2011 Aikido international seminar under the direction of Hombu Dojo Shihan Shigeru Sugawara 7th dan Aikikai will be held in Yerevan.
The seminar is organized by the Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia.
President of the Federation - Armen Avetisyan (3 Dan Aikikai).
Site of the Federation - www.aikikai.am.
Cost of the full seminar for each participant is 25 000 AMD (≈ €50).
Subscription fee only.
To participate in seminar, please, fill in the application and send it to seminar@aikikai.am
Additional information with the detailed schedule of trainings will be presented in a short term.
For all questions, please contact through the seminar@aikikai.am

Due to the fact that summer is a peak tourist season in Armenia and the hotels are mostly full, we ask you to book rooms in advance.
You can book rooms through the sponsor and partner of Aikido seminar in Armenia "Avarayr Tour Company".
For details about hotel services, as well as the prices and payment methods write to avarayr@arminco.com, or visit the web-site of "Avarayr Tour Company" - www.avarayr.am .


March 30, 2011.

On March 26-27, 2011, International Spring Aikido Seminar, which featured Hironobu Yamada (7-th Dan Aikido Aikikai Casey Menkyo Tenshinsho-den Katori Shinto-ryu), was held in Moscow.
The trainees with the degrees from the 3rd kyu to 5th dan participated in the event. During the seminar Yamada Sensei demonstrated the basic techniques of Aikido, tanto-dori (techniques with knife), tati-dori (techniques with sword), as well as explained the principles of work against several attackers, including futari-dori, sanin-dori and renzoku-waza.
The Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia was represented at the seminar by Armen Khojayan and Hovhannes Hakobyan.
After the seminar Yamada sensei held attestation exams during which Armen Khojayan and Hovhannes Hakobyan made a great showing and successfully passed it!

We congratulate Armen Khojayan with obtaining 1st dan Aikido Aikikai and Hovhannes Hakobyan with obtaining 2nd dan Aikido Aikikai!

1 DAN
Armen Khojayan


2 DAN
Hovhannes Hakobyan



05 March, 2011.

On the 05th of March, 2011, the attestation exams for the degrees of 6th (yellow belt), 5th (red belt), 4th (green belt) and 2nd (brown belt) kyu were held.
The attestation commission was headed by Armen Avetisyan Sensei (3rd Dan Aikido Aikikai).
We congratulate those who successfully passed the attestation!!!

2 KYU
Gevorg Hayrapetyan

4 KYU
Arthur Gevorgyan
Victoria Gevorgyan
Arthur Sargsyan
Levon Mkrtchyan
Moushegh Hovhannisyan
Hovhannes Serobyan
Arman Khachatryan
Tigran Avetisyan
Levon Tumanyan
Vilen Sahakyan
Davit Tsaturyan
Hayk Gevorgyan
Ruben Hakobyan

5 KYU
Hovhannes Lijyan
Natalya Turovtseva
Vahan Torosyan

6 KYU
Vache Atoyan
Vahe Atoyan
Gagik Leganyan
Arthur Petrosyan
Inessa Chopupyan
Ani Gevorgyan
Koryun Mkrtchyan
Shahen Mehrobyan


29 December, 2010.

On December, 24th and 29, 2010, the attestation exams for the degrees of 6th (yellow belt), 5th (red belt) and 4th (green belt) kyu were held.
The attestation commission was headed by Armen Avetisyan Sensei (3rd Dan Aikido Aikikai).
We congratulate those who successfully passed the attestation!!!

4 KYU
David Arakelyan
Ashot Petrosyan
Anna Pribilova
Karen Petrosyan
Artem

5 KYU
Grant Varjapetyan
Gevorg Voskanyan
Vaagn Voskanyan
Roman Gasparyan
Hayk Grigoryan
Arsen Gazaryan
Armen Melkomyan
Arman Arakelyan
Tigran Manukyan
Aram Asryan
Eduard Kargaganyan Vaagn Avetisyan
Levon Khachatryan
David Qeropyan
David Sargsyan
Mary Serobyan

6 KYU
Natali Arutyunyan
Yaroslav Dyachenko
Shukhyan Karen
Tigran Aslanyan
David Asryan
Hayk Eroyan
Vardan Nikoghosyan
Gurgen Hayrapetyan
Armen Nahapetyan
Lenik Nazarov


28 October, 2010.

Moscow 2010 International Aikido Festival

On October 21-23 Moscow 2010 International Aikido Festival, organized by the International Aikido Center, the Russian Union of Martial Arts, the Russian National Aikido Board and the Russian Aikido Federation, was held. The classes were conducted by Mitsuteru Ueshiba Waka-sensei, the great grandson of Morihei Ueshiba and son of the incumbent Doshu (Aikikai leader), three shihans from Hombu Dojo – Shigeru Sugavara (7th Dan Aikido Aikikai), Hiroshi Fujimaki (6th Dan Aikido Aikikai), Tony Smibert (7th Dan Aikido Aikikai) from Australia, as well as president of Swedish Budo Federation Stefan Stenudd (6th Dan Aikido Aikikai).

The Aikido Aikikai Federation of Armenia took part in that International Aikido Festival.The Armenian delegation included the president of the Federation Armen Avetisyan (3rd Dan Aikido Aikikai) and instructor Hovhannes Hakobyan (1st Dan Aikido Aikikai).

Participation in such an occasion with the top instructors is a valuable experience which will later be passed to other students of the school. It is also a great time spent among the people who share your views and another step for establishing friendly relations with other Aikido federations from different countries of the world and regions of Russia.


5 October, 2010.

On the 6th of October, 2010, in the Labour Reserve Sports Gym (13 Agatangeghosi st.) a ceremonial presentation of certificates will take place for those who had successfully passed the 6th kyu (yellow belt) and 5th kyu (red belt) tests on the 2nd of October, 2010.
The ceremony will start at 19:00.


2 October, 2010.

On the 2nd of October, 2010, the next attestation exams for the degrees of 6th (yellow belt) and 5th (red belt) kyu were held.
We congratulate all those who successfully passed the attestation!

6 KYU
Armen Melkonyan
Vruyr Simonyan
Tiruhi Gevorgyan
Ruben Zatnagyan
Arman Aragelyan
Konstantin Yaloyan

5 KYU
Arman Arshakyan
Tigran Grigoryan


30 April, 2010.

On the 30th of April, 2010, the attestation exams for the degrees of 6th (yellow belt) and 5th (red belt) kyu were held.
The attestation commission was headed by Armen Avetisyan Sensei (3rd Dan Aikido Aikikai).
We congratulate those who successfully passed the attestation!!!

6-th KYU
Armudyan Pablo
Kerobyan David
Varzhapetyan Hrant
Manukyan Tigran
Vardanyan Rafael

5-th KYU
Sargsyan Artur
Ayvazyan Suren
Gevorgyan Artur
Gevorgyan Victoria
Mkrtchyan Levon
Hakobyan Gor
Hovhannisyan Mushegh
Grigoryan Hayk
Khachatryan Arman
Vadikyan David