Hombu Dojo 本部道場

Headquarters training hall; general term used by many organizations to refer to their main school. In aikido context, usually refers to AIKIKAI HOMBU DOJO located in Shinjuku Ward of Tokyo. The present four-floor concrete building, which rests on the site of the old KOBUKAN DOJO, was completed on 15 December 1967 and dedicated on 12 January 1968.

Josh Gold

I am Executive Editor of Aikido Journal and co-founder of Ikazuchi Dojo. I began my aikido journey in 1991 under Haruo Matsuoka.

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