SODJ 10th Anniversary|空手道場・SODJ松濤館大島道場

SODJ 10th Anniversary

To members of Shotokan Ohshima Dojos

Shotokan Ohshima Dojo Japan’s
10th Anniversary

Oct 26 – 27, 2019

updated on Aug. 31st. 2019
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Thanks to you from all over the world for you participation in our 10th anniversary celebration.
We really appreciate that you visited Japan and supported us a lot. We hope that all of you enjoyed your time with us and had a good time with Ohshima Sensei.

Mr.Ono has estaboished the organization of SODJ in 2009 and he decided to make this event for a coupld of objectives.
One objective is to make links stronger among SODJ members.
Second objective is to cultivate relations with all members of Ohshima Dojo in the world to practice together and Mr.Ono would like all of you enjyo short staying in Japan.
The third objective is to pray Ohshima sensei’s health.  Fortunately we heard that Ohshima sensei will arrive at Narita on the 18th so we are working hard to prepare to welcome all of your members, and Ohshima sensei.

We are looking forward to seeing you in two weeks and we are preparing the practice and party on the 26th. Ohshima sensei is coming on the 18th so every SODJ member are trying to make the best effort to entertain the guests from all Shotokan Ohshima Dojo members from abroad.

October 26th, Saturday

in Tokyo


Location: Shiseikan Dojo of Meiji Jingu Shrine

Time Schedule:
10:10am meeting at the West exit of JR Yoyogi station (*note1)
10:30am The last group start to move to Shiseikan Dojo
11:00am Change cloth
11:30am Practice start
Demonstration of Kata of Kenjutu by Mr. Udagawa (president of the Dojo)
Practice led by Mr. Ono
0:30pm Kata demonstration by each countries
1:00pm Individual tournament
2:00pm Memorial Photo
2:30pm Exit Shiseikan Dojo
3:00pm Visit the main worship hall of Meiji Jingu Shrine


(1) Kata demonstration by each country

Individual Kata and or group kata. We do this demonstration at Shiseikan Dojo inside of Meji Shrine. This very honorable opportunity was provided by Mr.Eli Cohen’s assisting.

Mr.Ono would like to dedicate all of your Kata demonstration to Meiji Shrine in order to pray for Ohshima sensei’s health.

(2) Individual tournament

We are planning to have the individual tournament by 16 males.
We would like to ask a leader of each country to suggest some members who would like to participate to the tournament.
If you could tell us the names of the candidates of the tournament, by return mail until October 20, we appreciate it.

Also we would like to ask you if anyone can help us as a judge and or refree, please let us know.

(3) Visit the main worship hall of Meiji Jingu Shrine
(Dress code: Business Casual with/without Tie)

After changing clothes, the applicants will visit the main worship hall of Meiji Jingu Shrine.
If you wish to visit, please wear in at least a specific dress code (Business casual with tie).

*note1: Meeting point at JR Yoyogi station


Location: Rihga Royal Hotel near Waseda Univ.
(Dress code: Business Casual)

Time Schedule:
6:00pm Registration Start
6:30pm Reception Start
8:55pm Reception End

*Mr Ohshima will join the reception.

October 27th, Sunday

Hakone Tour

Time Schedule:
9:00am Get on Odakyu Romance Car (Express train) (**see note2)
9:59am Arrive at Odawara Station
10:10am Depart from Odawara station by a charter bus
11:00am Arrival at Hakone Shrine
11:00am Visit the main worship hall
11:20am Change cloth
11:30pm Practice (to 1:00pm)
1:00- 1:10pm Change cloth
1:20pm Depart from Hakone Shrine
1:25pm Arrival at Lunch place (Hakone-en “Nanakamado”)
1:30pm Lunch starts (with Mr. Ohshima)
3:00pm Lunch ends
3:20- 4:00pm Go around the Komagatake hill
(by Ropeway)
5:00pm Hakone Prince Hotel check-in
5:30pm Dinner starts (Lakeside Grill)
7:30pm Dinner ends

Ticket distribution
Tickets from Shinjuku to Odawara will be distributed to each group leader at the reception on the 26th.

Late arrival
The limited express departs at 9:00. If you missed it, please contact the leader of each group. Information on how to get to Odawara will be distributed at the ceremony reception on the 26th.

The temperature of Hakone on 26th/Oct. will be around 20 °C (68 °F).

forcast on 24th

*note2: Transfer from JR to Odakyu at Shinjuku Station

Odakyu Romance car (Express train) is leaving from the platform No.2.

There are major three ways to transfer from JR to Odakyu at Shinjuku station (omit others)

  1. JR West gate to Odakyu west ground level gate
  2. JR Central west gate to Odakyu transfer gate
  3. JR South gate to Odakyu south gate

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Location: Hakone Jinja Shrine

Time Schedule:
11:30am to 12:30pm
*visiting Shrine main hall 11:00am to 11:20am and changing cloth by 11:30am

Lunch and Hakone Sightseeing

Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lunch (near by Prince hotel)
3:00pm to 4:30pm Ropeway to Komagatake hill or Aquarium

Dinner and Hot spring

Location: Hakone Ashinoko Prince Hotel

Time: Check-In 5:00pm

October 28th, Monday

The tour will conclude after breakfast. Participants to arrange own return transportation to Tokyo.


October 26th Anniversary Events

15,000 Japanese Yen (JPY)

1. Meiji Jingu Shrine Dojo practice
2. Rihga Royal Hotel reception party (10,000 JPY attend the only party)

October 27th Hakone Tour

10,000 JPY

1. One way train transportation from Shinjuku to Odawara
2. Chartered bus transportation
3. The Hakone Jinjya Shrine Dojo practice
4. Lunch

October 27th One night stay at Hakone Ashinoko Prince Hotel

4 Plans –S, A, B, C

  • Plan S
    • 39,000 JPY per person
    • Based on 1 adult per room, includes Dinner and Breakfast,
    • 2 single beds

  • Plan A
    • 25,000 JPY per person
    • Based on 2 adults per room, includes Dinner and Breakfast,
    • 2 single beds

  • Plan B
    • 20,000 JPY per person
    • Based on 3 adults per room, includes Dinner and Breakfast,
    • 2 single beds, 1 sofa bed

  • Plan C
    • 17,000 JPY per person
    • Based on 4 adults per room, includes Dinner and Breakfast
    • 2 single beds, 2 sofa beds

Remittance advice for the expenses will be informed later. The above expected expenses shown do not include hotel expenses at Tokyo area (for the first night). Please make arrangement it with each wishful hotel and pay for yourselves. (If you need assistance for it, please let us know.)

The fees above do not include hotel expenses in the Tokyo area for the first night and after the tour. Please make your own arrangements. If you need any assistance, please let us know.

Applications must be received by July 31, 2019.  We need to know the total number of attendees by country group and the total number of rooms needed by plan type. We would appreciate if you could send the information as soon as possible. Full payment must be received by August 31, 2019 for the total number of attendees by each country group/organization. Payment should be paid by international bank wire transfer to the SODJ bank account. Please contact us by email if you wish to make payment by bank wire transfer.


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We are looking forward to seeing you.

Yasunori Ono
Shotokan Ohshima Dojo Japan