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ryukyu kobudo athens seminar hambyThe first Ryukyu Kobudo Seminar under  Dell Hamby Sensei is being held in Athens, Greece in the 2, 3 and 4 of November 2018. Hamby Sensei has been living in Okinawa during the last years, training at the Shimbukan Hombu Dojo under Hiroshi Akamine Kaicho. Hamby Sensei is a long-time Uechi-Ryu practitioner as well. Hamby Sensei has been one of the closest students  Akamine Sensei, assisting him in many seminars around the world.  The seminar is hosted by Christos and Sundy Papapanos, long-time Karate and Kobudo practitioners and owners of Dreametal Kobudo (http://www.weaponskobudo.com), a premium kobudo weapons manufacturer based in Greece. 

The organizers chose to host the seminar in Aikido Academy (Elliniko area), one of the most premium facilities available in Athens. 

Practitioners of all martial arts and/or levels are welcome (Max. number of participants is 50). Participation form can be found here.

Important Info:

Friday 2 November - 18:00-21:00

Saturday, 3 November - 10:00-12:30 & 14:00-16:00

Sunday, 4 November - 10:00-13:00

Venue: Aikido Academy, Thrakis 30, Elliniko, 167 77 (google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/KNSM6ow4QLD2 )
Participation Form: https://applicationgreece.typeform.com/to/yGXRlU

Akamine kobudo europe tour march2018Akamine Hiroshi Sensei (9 Dan), head instructor of Ryu-Kyu Kobudo Shimbukan is on tour through Europe this March. Akamine Sensei, with the assistance of Hamby Dell Sensei (6 Dan) will teach four seminars in Barcelona (Spain), in Basilea (Switzerland), in Sondrio and Milano (Italy). In the information below you can see the exact dates and contacts for further information.

Important Info

  • 3-4 March, Barcelona (Spain), Info: +34640287647
  • 5-8 March, Basilea (Switzerland)
  • 10 March, Sondrio (Italy), Info: +393478016708
  • 11 March, Milano (Italy), Info: +393497345130


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 Photo from Loukopoulos Sensei's recent seminar in Austria.

2017 starts very strong for the Kobudo enthusiasts in Greece with Katherine Loukopoulos Sensei giving the first national seminar of the year this January. The seminar will take place in Athens, at "Talos", Orditis Sensei Dojo on Sunday, the 22nd of January 2017 from 10 AM to 1 PM. Loukopoulos Sensei, head of the Bubishi Karate-Do Organization, who was recently announced as National Coach of the Austrian Kobudo Team, will offer an introduction to Sushi No Kun Kata and its Bunkai.


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hiroshe akamineHiroshi Akamine Kaicho, Hanshi 9th Dan, President of the Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan, will be conducting a Kobudo seminar in Erlangen, Germany (June 15-18, 2017). The event will be held by Thomas Podzelny Sensei, Shihan 5th Dan Uechi-Ryu/ 4th Dan Ryukyu Kobudo and Ki-Shin-Tai Dojo, in Erlangen. More information to be announced soon...


This what we read at the event's page... 

" With great pleasure we announce the 4th Ryukyu Kobudo Seminar in Germany with Kaicho Hiroshi Akamine 9th Dan from Okinawa, Ryukyu Kobudo Shinbukan Soke. He will be assisted by Dell Hamby 6th Dan Renshi from Basel (Switzerland), now living long term in Okinawa. The seminar is open to everybody regardless of style, affiliation or rank.

Location: 91054 Erlangen / Germany
Accomodation with sleeping bag in the dojo free of charge :-). More details and official invitation coming soon. "

In Uechiryu.eu, we love the seminars which offer free accommodation, in sleeping bags, in a dojo!!!


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