Iwama Ryu
  Morihiro Saito Sensei
  Hitohiro Saito Sensei
  Mehmet S. Dogu
  Aiki Shuren Dojo Istanbul
  The Article Of Doshu
   Moriteru Ueshiba
  A Memorial Address for
   Saito Sensei by
   T.K. Chiba, 8th dan Shihan
  Uchideshi System
  Iwama Ryu Buki
  Statement of
   Hitohiro Saito Sensei
  Is O-Sensei Really
   the Father of Modern Aikido?

Saito Sensei with his son...

Monday 19:30 - 21:00
Tuesday 19:30 - 21:00
Wednesday 19:30 - 21:00
Thursday 19:30 - 21:00
Friday 19:30 - 21:00
Saturday 11:00 - 12:30
Sunday -
Monday 07:00 - 08:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 08:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 08:00
Thursday 07:00 - 08:00
Friday 07:00 - 08:00

Aiki Shuren Dojo Istanbul
�elebi Mehmet Cad. Atasoy Apt. No:20 Emniyetevleri
4. Levent / Istanbul
For information about Dojo:
Av. Mehmet S. Dogu
Office: +90 212 234 51 83

Uchideshi System

Uchideshi is meant to be in-house student in Japanese traditional education and training. The in-house student stays day and night in the dojo and trains constantly.

In addition to the martial arts training, at other times, the student works in farming, other garden works and dojo works. The student also helps Sensei with the in-house works of Sensei.

Iwama Dojo (Ibaraki Aiki Shuren Dojo)

Iwama dojo is one of the few traditional dojos left today in Japan. It is theplace where you have experiences which will effect your understanding of martial arts forever. It is only possible to go to Iwama dojo with an introduction letter written by an Iwama-ryu instructor. One must train at least siz months in a local Iwama-ryu dojo, before an application to be made to stay in Iwama dojo, Japan. Those who are interested may contact Istanbul aiki Shuren dojo in this respect.

Istanbul Dojo (Istanbul Aiki Shuren Dojo)

Uchi-deshi system olsa exists in this dojo which practices in Istanbul and is the only Iwama-ryu dojo in Turkiye. Those who are interested may contact Istanbul Aiki Shuren dojo to introduce themselves and to get further information.

Iwama Shinshin Aiki Shuren Kai
Iwama Ryu Takemusu Aikido Organization

Ai Hanmi
Same or matched stance

Aiki Jo
The Staff of Aikido

Aiki Ken
The Sword of Aikido

Aikikai Hombu Dojo
World Headquarters of largest aikido organization

Strike to a vital point

Wooden Sword

Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu
Jujutsu school and the technical precursor of aikido

Deguchi, Onisaburo (1871-1948)
Spiritual leader of the Omoto religious sect who had a strong influence on the thinking of Morihei Ueshiba

Gyaku Hanmi
Reverse or opposite stance

Change, variation

Variation (technique)

First teaching


Shoulder grab

One-hand grab


Spirit or energy

Kobukan Dojo
Name of the prewar school of Morihei Ueshiba located in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo

Breathing way or method; series of exercices to develop breathing, ki extension, and a stable posture

Cross-handed grab

Oral teaching