Aikido Shudokan Presents the "100 Years of Aikido" Public Demonstration, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2012. Instructor Demonstration by Ramlan Ahmed Sensei, 5th Dan Aikido, Chief Instructor Aikido Shudokan Malaysia.
The 100 years of Aikido Celebration is an event to marked the 60th Anniversary for Thamby Rajah Sensei establishing Aikido in Malaysia. Thamby Rajah Sensei was instrumental in introducing Japanese martial arts to Malaysia namely, karate, judo and aikido; the latter being his lifelong pursuit.
We will also be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Joe Thambu Sensei's (Chief Instructor of Aikido Shudokan Australia and Technical Advisor of Aikido Shudokan Schools Worldwide) tireless effort in spreading the principles of Aikido internationally. Joe Thambu Sensei was also the youngest and one of very few non-Japanese to be awarded the 6th & 7th dan, a feat that is difficult to achieve in Yoshinkan Aikido. Both of them are the living legend in the world of Aikido.
The celebration will be participate by Aikido practitioners and Shudokan members from local and international namely from Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Indonesia, Singapore and Iran.