More information about the Japanese instructors (Technical advisors, Hombu Dojo instructors, All Japan Aikido Federation designated instructors) will be added as the schedule is being finalized.
Takasaki Arena, Takasaki City, Gunma, Japan〒370-0846 Gunma-ken,Takasaki-shi, Shimowada-machi, 4 Cho-me, 1-18, JAPAN Hotel & City Guide
The construction of Takasaki Arena started during fiscal year 2014 and it is scheduled to be completed by August 2016 for a cost close to 10.9 billion yen.
The purpose of this 1,3145m², 3-story building will be to serve as a venue for major sports events and competitions, including as a training center for the upcoming 2020 Olympics, and as a live venue for concerts. Takasaki Arena will be conveniently located a 7 minute walk from JR Takasaki Station. A large number of hotels, restaurants, and shops are located within walking distance.
Accommodation booking are part of the registration process. Our partner travel agency has booked most of the hotels in Takasaki but room allocation will be on first come, first served basis. Should number of participants exceed the number of rooms, the travel agency will book additional rooms.
You can register via our online form. Just click on this linl: register now!
Takasaki offers a very wide range of cultural experiences. you can start by watching the video we made to introduce the city. We will also start posting specific articles about the region's highlights as we get closer to the date of the congress.
Classes will be instructed with many of the world's top Aikido instructors from Japan and abroad. You can learn more about them in the instructor's section and you can find out who teaches when in the events section (coming soon). More information will be added as we finalize the schedule.
We will publish a detailed schedule of the week's events soon but keep in mind that this is only for information purpose and that events may be changed according to requirements and/or unforeseen circumstances.