A Trip to Japan

This spring Ukrainian Aikido Yoshinkan Delegation visited Aikido\'s country of birth - Japan. The trip was educational purposes and lasted two weeks. Throughout the day delegates trained over 5 hours, and acquainted with the culture and customs of Japan. During the 27th Annual Urayasu Aikido Demonstration in Tokyo Federation members were indicative of the performance, which showed great skill in martial arts. The most significant event of the trip was certified on 6 dan sensei Vladimir Vaschyshyna which took place during the festival and which was witnessed over 1,000 people from all over the world. It is a great honor for us, for the first time in the history of the festival certification took place during the festival. Certification Commission members were 5 people with the highest ranking of the International Federation of Aikido Yoshinkan