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Saito Sensei with his son...


Schedule
Evening
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 -
Morning
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
Çelebi Mehmet Cad. Atasoy Apt. No:20 Emniyetevleri
4. Levent / Istanbul
Turkiye
 
For information about Dojo:
Av. Mehmet S. Dogu
Office: +90 212 234 51 83
 
 

Mehmet SItkI Doğu


Mehmet Sıtkı Dogu was born in 1960. He is a lawyer, and he has a son and daughter. He started his martial art training at the age of thirteen. He holds 6th Dan level in Iwama-Ryu Aikido certification. He is also the only instructor in Turkey holding this level of bukiwaza certification. (Aiki ken, Aiki jo) He also holds 4th Dan level in Karate. He is a student of Morihiro Saito Sensei and his son Hitohiro Saito Sensei. He is the representative of Iwama-ryu aikido in Turkey. He was introduced to Saito Sensei by Daniel Toutain (6. Dan - Iwama ryu France). He stayed as uchideshi in Iwama Dojo and Iwama Ryu France Dojo many times. He frequently travels to Iwama and stayes as uchideshi.



Mehmet Sıtkı Doğu in front of Iwama Dojo



Iwama Ryu Bukiwaza certificate




Aiki Shuren Dojo İstanbul
TERMS
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

Atemi
Strike to a vital point

Bokken
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

Henka
Change, variation

Henkawaza
Variation (technique)

Ikkyo
First teaching

Jo
Staff

Katadori
Shoulder grab

Katatedori
One-hand grab

Ken
Sword

Ki
Spirit or energy

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

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

Kosadori
Cross-handed grab

Kuden
Oral teaching