What: Öffentliches Seminar

When: 24.08. – 25.08.2019 -und- 07.09. – 08.09.2019

Wehre: 古精神館道場 Ko Seishinkan Dojo Schönborn

Special Training Session

Each year the director of the Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu Headquarters, Kondo Katsuyuki, holds a special training session as described below.


Nippon Budokan Training Center
582 Sawakura, Katsuura City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Phone: (0470) 73-2111
See below for the transportation guide.


August 5nd (Mon) to August 11th (Sun), 2019
(joining the session in the middle is not allowed)
Participants should arrive no later than 18:00 on August 5th. 

A party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kondo Katsuyuki sensei’s dojo will be held on the 11th.

  • Time: 11:00AM
  • Place: Totenko (JR Chiba station, inside the station’s building)
  • Address: 〒260-0028 Chiba prefecture, Chiba city, Chuo, Shinmachi 1000 Sencity Bldg 22nd/23rd floor

Depart time will be after the celebrations.

All participants are expected also to attend the headquarters convention which will be held on the 10-11th.

Training time

  • 6:00-8:00
  • 10:00-12:00
  • 14:00-17:00

(subject to change)


Participation is limited to individuals who:

  • Have obtained a recommendation from an authorized branch dojo head or study group leader


  • Have attended at least five seminars by Headquarters director Kondo Katsuyuki (this may allow some former seminar participants to obtain a dan ranking).

Other requirements

  • Japanese national and residents must be in possession of their insurance card (保険書)
  • Foreigners in Japan for the duration of the seminar must have subscribed for travel insurance (coverage should include injuries and sickness)

Participants joining training must show proper etiquette. The keikogi (or training uniform) worn by practitioners must be either a white Judogi, Karategi or Aikidogi; colored keikogi are not allowed. Also, dan-level practitioners are expected to wear a black hakama during training.

Attendance fee

  • JPY 10,000/day (accommodations, 3 meals a day, 2 barbecues, insurance against injury included)

Only Japanese yen are accepted. Please exchange your currency upon arriving in the airport.

Dan examination and approval fees

Examination fee:

  • JPY 10,000 (1st dan and 2nd dan)

Approval fees

  • 1st dan: JPY 10,000
  • 2nd dan: JPY 20,000
  • 3nd dan: JPY 30,000

Headquarters Convention

The 64th Headquarters Convention will be held on August 10 and 11, 2019, in Katsuura, Chiba.


  • Saturday 10th
    • 64th Daito-ryu Enbu Taikai – Nippon Budokan Training Center, Katsuura, Chiba
  • 11
    • Celebrations, 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Katsushika dojo by headquarters director Kondo Katsuyuki