Dear Kashima Shinryu practitioners,

As previously announced, Inaba Shihan, 8th dan Aikido and headmaster of the Meiji Jingu Shiseikan in Tokyo, will conduct two budo seminars in Europe next summer, in Norway and Greece.

We would like to invite you in Greece for the summer seminar, according to the specific time schedule. Any additional information will be available in due time at Please verify that you received this invitation by email to



Place & time

The seminar will be held at Koryshades village and Karpenisi area, from August 11th to 17th. Instructions will be translated in English only. The seminar cost will be approximately €450, including accommodation, breakfast and two meals per day, practice fees and transportation. For visitors that will not participate in practice the cost will be approximately €300. Children under 3 years are free of charge. Vegetarian meals would also be available.


There are several ways to get to Karpenisi from Athens Airport, but we have arranged a bus departure from there at August 11th around 16.00. Time could be rearranged according to arrival flights, so please inform us as soon as possible on your arrivals.

Trekking routes

According to the schedule there are two trekking routes at August 12th and 14th. For the visit to the local monastery women are usually requested to wear long skirts or trousers. For the second route (through a river) it is advisable for everybody to bring shorts, bathing suits, outdoor sandals or canyoning shoes, hat and a water bottle.


Due to the limited number of participants, application is necessary. Please apply as soon as possible by filling out the registration form and send it by email ( There is a new application deadline closing at May 20th. Verifications will be sent as soon as possible.


Payment deadline would be at May 31st. Information for way of payment will be available soon and send through email.

Sincerely yours,

Athens Aikido Society Secretariat