The calligraphy of tanren drawn by Maruyama Sensei and presented to those who attended the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Aikido Yuishinkai in Japan. Tanren means to forge the spirit.

The calligraphy of tanren drawn by Maruyama Sensei and presented to those who attended the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Aikido Yuishinkai in Japan. Tanren means to forge the spirit.

Koretoshi Maruyama Sensei returns to the UK in July 2017 and will once again be hosted by the Takagashira Dojo in Kendal, Cumbria. Photos of the 2014 seminar are available here.

Maruyama Sensei was a direct student of the founder of aikido – Morihei Ueshiba – for 13 years. He was also the Chief Instructor and President of the Ki Society under Koichi Tohei Sensei before establishing his own association: Aikido Yuishinkai.

  • When: 8th-10th July 2017
  • Venue: Kendal Judo Club, Parkside Business Park, Parkside Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7EN, UK
  • Schedule: 10.00am-4.30pm each day, details here.
  • Fees: £155 for three days - early registration until 31st March 2017, £170 thereafter.
  • Reserving your place: Secure your place by completing the relevant registration page, current limit set at 100 people.
  • Insurance: You need to bring proof of your own insurance to the seminar, this is usually available via your home dojo. If you do not have any insurance we can insure you on the day for a small fee, £2.50 for the whole seminar.
  • Travel and Accommodation: We’ve put together some pages to help you find a place to stay and the best way to get here.
  • Our refunds and cancellations policy is here, please read it before you book your place.