The 54th edition of the All Japan Aikido Demonstration took place on Saturday, May, 28th 2016 at the legendary Nippon Budokan. Like every year, I filmed a few of the demonstrations throughout the day. As a one man operation, I of course cannot film them all so I tried to film in priority the demonstrations that had been requested to me on my Facebook page and via email.

Here is the full playlist of the 23 videos that I shot. As always, I sat at the second floor balcony as I reckon that it gives me a nice overview angle and it limits the amount of things in the background, as well as the risk of having staff and photographer step in the frame. Let me know what you think!

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Guillaume Erard
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Founder of the site in 2007, Guillaume has a passion for Japanese culture and martial arts. After having practiced Judo during childhood, he started studying Aikido in 1996, and Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu in 2008. He currently holds the ranks of 4th Dan in Aikido (Aikikai) and 2nd Dan in Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu (Takumakai). Guillaume is also passionate about science and education and he holds a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology since 2010. He currently lives in Tokyo and works as a consultant for medical research. > View Full Profile

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