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Myanmar Aikikai

Instructor:Mya Sein
Style:Aikikai
Country:Myanmar
Address:
 
No. 37, Warkalma St, Sanchaung Township
Yangon, Myanmar
Phone:095-1-706689
Website:www.myanmaraikikai-neworganization.com
Email:myanmar-aikikai@myanmaraikikai-neworganization.com

1951 - Shihan Aritomo Murashige 8th Dan (1st Gereration of O Sensei) arrived in Myanmar to teach Aikido to the Police Forces in Mandalay.

1953 - Aritomo Murashige Sensei contacted the Yangon University sport committee and U Thaung Din (the Boxing instructor of Yangon University) learned Aikido from Murashige Shihan.

1955 - Aritomo Murashige Sensei connected Hombu (Japan Aikikai) and Burma Aikikai (U Thaung Din's Residence 11 (A) Shan Road, Saunchaung Township), which is the foundation of Burma Aikikai in Myanmar.

1955 - When Seigo Yamaguchi Shihan (3rd Gereration O Sensei) arrived in Myanmar, U Thaung Din Sensei continued to learn aikido from Yamaguchi Sensei. After that, U Thaung Din Sensei taught Aikido in Myanmar. But Burma Aikikai stopped the connection with Hombu for various reasons. Although disconnected with Hombu, Burma Aikikai continued in Myanmar.

1995 - Ohashi Sensei (4th Dan Fujitsu Aikikai) came and met U Thaung Din Sensei and reconnected with Hombu.

5.12.1996- The father of Myanmar Aikikai U Thaung Din passes away. U Thaung Din Sensei left word to Ohashi Sensei for Myanmar Aikikai that U Nyunt Din (Son of U Thaung Din Sensei) and U MYA SEIN (Instructor of Myanmar Aikikai) should manage and improve Myanmar Aikikai.

14.12.1996- According to U Thaung Din Sensei's will and Ohashi Sensei wish, Ohashi Sensei registers in Hombu U Nyunt Din as a Representative and U MYA SEIN as chief instructor of Myanmar Aikikai. (New Organization)

97 - U NYUNT DiN (Representative of Myanmar) retired from Myanmar Aikikai for health reasons and handed responsibilities over to U MYA SEIN Sensei. U MYA SEIN Sensei continued to manage Myanmar Aikikai and taught Aikido in Myanmar. U MYA SEIN Sensei tried to teach in Yangon, Mandalay and Pyay. U MYA SEW Sensei discussed with U NYUNT DiN (Honourable Consultant of Myanmr Aikikai) and taught Aikido in Myanmar. Today Myanmar Aikikai can open two Dojo in Mandalay and one Dojo in Yangon legally.

Myanmar Aikikai is not only the longest standing Aikido team in Myanmar but also the first Aikikai outside of Japan and operates as a non-profit organization in Myanmar.