Seiichi Sugano Legacy Seminar 2017

posted Jun 11, 2017, 7:18 AM by Chum Joseph

July is around the corner and so is the S. Sugano Legacy Seminar with Tony Smibert Shihan.

LOCATION OF SEMINAR: Dwi Emas International School

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: We are introducing a new system for this seminar. Your registration is not confirmed until payment is received. If you didn't get a confirmation on payment receipt, please email the admin(contact in registration link) as soon as possible.

Payment instructions are on the registration link

Early Registration Fees (by 9pm 7th July 2017):
MAA (Adults): RM250 (Full Seminar) | RM150 (Daily)
MAA (Students): RM200 (Full Seminar) | RM120 (Daily)
Non-MAA members
RM300/SGD100/USD70 (Full Seminar) | RM150/SGD50/USD35 (Daily)

Walk-In Registration Fees (this means if you pay on the day of the seminar):
MAA (Adults): RM275 (Full Seminar) | RM175 (Daily)
MAA (Students): RM225 (Full Seminar) | RM150 (Daily)
Non-MAA members
RM325(Full Seminar) | RM175(Daily)

Seminar schedule:

July 8TH 2017 (SATURDAY)
2.00pm Registration
2.30pm - 3.45pm Session 1
4.00pm - 5.15pm Session 2
5.30 pm – 6.30pm Session 3
6.30pm End

July 9TH 2017 (SUNDAY)
9.00am Registration
9.30am - 10.45am Session 4
11.00 am – 12.15pm Session 5
12.30pm – 1.30pm Session 6
1.30pm End & Close of Seminar

Gentle reminder: Sometimes accidents happen on the mat so you should have adequate health and accident insurance before engaging in the seminar. MAA is not responsible for any injuries sustained.


Best Regards,

Tuen Li Chen,
Secretary, Seiichi Aikikai

Updated MAA Schedule 2017

posted Jun 11, 2017, 6:59 AM by Chum Joseph

Start DateEnd DateEvent
12-Mar-1712-Mar-17National Kyu Grading
6-Apr-179-Apr-17National Coaching Level 1
13-May-1714-May-17Hombu Shihan Seminar
2-Jul-172-Jul-17National Kyu Grading
8-Jul-179-Jul-17Tony Smibert Shihan Seminar
13-Aug-1713-Aug-17Yudansha Exam
10-Sep-1710-Sep-17National Kyu Grading
5-Oct-178-Oct-17National Coaching Level 2
25-Nov-1726-Nov-17Annual Camp
17-Dec-1717-Dec-17National Kyu Grading

HOMBU SHIHAN SEMINAR 2017 - Makoto Ito Shihan (Registration required) - Updated

posted Apr 13, 2017, 1:56 AM by Chum Joseph   [ updated May 6, 2017, 10:55 PM ]

Please take note that registration is required for the

below event. Register here.

Date: 13th – 14th May 2017
Venue: Tan Sri Hamzah Arena, Level III, Wisma OCM, Jalan Hang Jebat, Kuala Lumpur

Seminar Fees
Adults  RM250.00 (Full Seminar) RM150.00 Per day   
Students RM200.00 (Full Seminar) RM120.00 Per day

Non-members and Overseas Participants      
RM 300.00 / SGD 100.00 /USD 70.00 Full Seminar
RM 150.00 / SGD 50.00 / USD 35.00 per day

We reserve the right to make changes to the programme as and when the need arises due to unforeseen circumstances.

2.00pm                        Registration
2.30pm                        Opening Ceremony. (Japanese Embassy representative in attendance)
2.45pm - 4.00pm       Session 1
4.15 pm - 5.30pm      Session 2
5.45 pm – 6.45pm     Session 23
6.45pm End

MAY 14TH 2017 (SUNDAY)
9.00pm                        Registration
9.30 pm - 10.45am    Session 4
11.00 am – 12.15pm Session 5
12.30pm – 1.30pm    Session 6
1.30pm                        End & Close of Seminar  


Each participant is required to have adequate health and accident insurance as we are engaging in activities which may inadvertently cause physical injury,. Malaysia Aikido Association is not responsible for any injuries you may sustain during this seminar. 


We would appreciate if your payment for the seminar is made by bank transfer to account: Maybank 5122 3151 6030 Persatuan Aikido Malaysia by May 12th 2017. Please remember that registrations are only confirmed when we receive your payment. If you are unable to make payment by this date, please contact for further arrangements.

Please feel free to reach out for any further clarifications.

MAA AGM 2017

posted Mar 30, 2017, 12:22 PM by Chum Joseph   [ updated Apr 4, 2017, 8:19 AM ]

To all MAA members,

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 8th Annual General Meeting (under the Sports Development Act 1997) of the Malaysia Aikido Association will be held as follows:

Date: 30th April 2017(Sunday)
Time: 5.00 pm 
Venue: Restaurant Sri Karak, no 17, Jalan 52/8, Section 52, Petaling Jaya (Opposite Menara MPPJ)

For more information please click on the file below. 

2016 Seiichi Aikikai Executive Committee

posted Oct 16, 2016, 6:36 AM by Chum Joseph   [ updated Oct 16, 2016, 7:22 AM ]

We are pleased to announce the members of the Executive Committee who are appointed by Dr Leong Sensei today.

Chairman: Dr Leong Sensei
President: YS Tan
Vice President: JM Pang
Gen.Secretary - LC Tuen
Asst Gen. Sect - Joseph Chum
Treasurer - HS Loo
Membership Sec - PS Hoi
Committee - JL Heng
Matthew Lim

The reason for forming this Executive Committee is to assist and serve the group and its member in a more efficient manner and maintaining the legacy of the late Seiichi Sugano Shihan.

Louis Van Thieghem Shihan - 26 - 27 November 2016

posted Oct 9, 2016, 9:21 PM by Chum Joseph   [ updated Oct 30, 2016, 7:33 PM ]

Dear All,

We are delighted to be able to invite Louis van Thieghem Shihan to come to Malaysia for a 2 day Seminar.

All Aikido Practitioners are welcome to join.

Among the many positions he holds in Europe he is part of;
  • The Grading Committee for the AFA Belgium in Southern Belgium and VAV (the northern organisation that follows Sugano Sensei's teachings). 
  • The panel which accredits Aikido teachers for the Belgian Government (equivalent to Shidoin and Fuku-shidoin). 
  • The Technical Director of the Inter-regional Aikido Federation of the Crimea and Sebastopol
  • The Technical Director of the Yamato Aiki Kai Aikido Foundation in St Petersberg, Russia, and of the Aikicen of Cameroon (another group following Sugano Shihan's teachings).


26th November 2016 (Saturday) - 2pm - 6pm
27th November 2016 (Sunday) - 10am - 2pm


Arena Tan Sri Hamzah, Wisma Olympic, Jalan Hang Jebat, KL

Full Seminar - RM 250
Per Day - RM 150


Mesyuarat Agung Khas October 2016

posted Sep 7, 2016, 11:29 PM by Chum Joseph


Notice is hereby given that a Mesyuarat Agung Khas (Special General Meeting) will be held as below:

Date: 9th October 2016
Time: 9am 
Venue: City Hall, 1 Jalan Bandaran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

This Mesyuarat Agung Khas is called by the President, with the support of the current Management Committee. The Special General Meeting will have on its Agenda:

  1. To set up an Advisory Council in the Malaysia Aikido Association.

The purpose, terms and conditions of the Advisory Council will be detailed in a circulation to all members in benefit for the consideration and vote. The distribution will be by the Sensei / Sempai in charge of the dojos, 21 days or more prior to the date of the Mesyuarat Agung Khas.

As the venue is in Sabah, proxy forms will be supplied to enable members who will not be present at the Mesyuarat Agung Khas to participate in the voting process. 


posted Jun 11, 2016, 7:10 AM by Chum Joseph

Date: 20th – 21st August 2016
Venue: Arena Sukan Level III, Wisma OCM, Jalan Hang Jebat, KL

Wisma OCM

Seminar Fees                       
    Adults        RM250.00 (Full Seminar)    RM150.00 Per day           
    Students    RM200.00 (Full Seminar)    RM120.00 Per day           
Non-members and Overseas Participants                       
    RM 300.00 / SGD 100.00 /USD 70.00 Full Seminar
    RM 150.00 / SGD 50.00 / USD 35.00 Per day


posted Jun 11, 2016, 6:41 AM by Chum Joseph

The Malaysia Aikido Association is pleased to introduce the above course for those who has an interest in teaching Aikido and wishes to be properly trained to be an Aikido Instructor, whether full-time or part time.

The course is conducted in collaboration with the Akademi Kejurulatihan Kebangsaan, Institut Sukan Negara and recognized as a Sports Specific Course.

The course is scheduled to take place from 21st to 24th July at Majlis Sukan Negara, Bukit Jalil. There will be theory classes, practical training, skills assessment and examinations.

Please submit your names to your Instructors as soon as possible as the course is limited to 30 participants. The closing date is 30th June 2016. Successful applicants will be informed by your own Instructors. The decision by the Teaching and Examination Committee shall be final.


Attached below please find the Calendar for Sports Science Courses undertaken by Institut Sukan Negara in the various states.

Updated - Annual General Meeting 2016 - Malaysia Aikido Association

posted Apr 21, 2016, 6:45 AM by Chum Joseph   [ updated May 4, 2016, 9:38 AM ]

For the first time, the MAA will hold our Annual Dinner after the AGM.
This is to encourage active participation in the AGM by the members. The Dinner is heavily subsidized and members only pay RM 20.00 while spouses and accompanying persons are charged RM 50.00. As places are limited, please reserve  early(dateline 30th April 2106).

All Level I Aikido Coaching Course successful candidates are also expected to attend to collect their Certificates. Please confirm your places early.

For full information please refer to the attached below.

Warmest regards,

Dr Leong KW

Hon Gen Secretary
Malaysia Aikido Association
Tel: 603-80757010
Fax: 603-80801595

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