2016: Martial Arts Stage

Martial Arts Stage

※The demonstration schedule may be subject to change without notice



Judo with the Budokwai

The Budokwai is the oldest and most well-known Japanese martial arts club in Europe, established in London in 1918 by Gunji Koizumi. Some of the most distinguished figures in the history of judo have trained or taught at the Budokwai including many Olympic medalists. www.budokwai.co.uk






Okinawan Traditional Goju-ryu Karate

Okinawan Traditional Goju-ryu Karate-do 沖縄剛柔流空手道   12:30  14:00

Japanese karate originated in the southern islands of Okinawa and the aim of the association is the transmission of Okinawan Goju-ryu Karate-do as taught by the founder Miyagi Chojun Bushi (1888– 1953). Under the guidance of Master Morio Higaonna 10th Dan, members feel privileged to train in Okinawa and around Europe annually. Sensei George Andrews 8th Dan IOGKF has been training for 45 years and teaches not only in this country but around the world. www.otgka.co.uk



London Aikikai

London Aikikai is the main London Aikido dojo with high-ranking instructors, officially recognized by the Akikido World Headquarters and founded in 1968 by T K Chiba 8th Dan. Aikido is a modern martial art rooted in ancient martial and spiritual disciplines. It works by applying holds, locks and throws through the coordination of mind and body. www.londonaikikai.com



Wakaba Kendo Club

Founded in 1993, Wakaba Kendo Club is the largest children’s kendo dojo in London, with about 30 registered students aged between 5 and 18. A team of dedicated, experienced and qualified teachers nurture the ‘new shoots (wakaba) and cultivate the young students’ development. Both adults and children from the club demonstrate today. www.wakabakendo.org



Okinawan Traditional Goju-ryu Karate


Wakaba Kendo Club


London Aikikai


Wakaba Kendo Club


Wakaba Kendo Club