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Aikido Club wins silver prize

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December 18, 2015

Tokyo Tech's Aikido Club won silver prize in the group division of the 34th All Japan Shinshin Toitsu Aikido Taigi Competition. In the individual division, 3rd-year undergraduate pair, club captain Sigeru Kobayashi (Chemical Engineering) and Satoshi Maeda (Mechano-Aerospace Engineering) received 4th prize.

Master Otsuka and members of the Tokyo Tech Aikido Club
Master Otsuka and members of the Tokyo Tech Aikido Club

This year's competition was held on September 27 in Tochigi, with a total of 99 middle school, high school, and university students competing in group and individual divisions.

Kobayashi, the prize winner, acknowledged the strong support he receive and expressed his decision to aim for ever higher standards.

The Tokyo Tech Aikido Club was founded 47 years ago in 1968. Members have training sessions four days a week, with Master Yutaka Otsuka, 9th dan, providing instruction once a week.

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This article has been updated to correct a typographical error on December 18.

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