ACADEMY OF AIKIDO (INDIA)
The Académie Autonome d’Aikido Kobayashi Hirokazu (3aKH) was created in 1982 by André Cognard on the proposal of Kobayashi Soshu his master. It is an association law 1901 which set itself as goal to develop aikido according to the principles taught by Kobayashi Sensei. These principles are respect for the individual, tolerance and benevolence.
3aKH is a traditional school which is at the origin of the creation of many Dojo in France and several academies abroad. It trains teachers who are at your disposal to present their discipline.
3aKH is recognized as a "Franco-Japanese Friendship Association" by the Japanese Embassy . The prize of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan was awarded to André Cognard in November 2016.
3aKH is part of Kokusai Aikido Kenshukai Kobayashi Hirokazu Ryu , an international school established in 1998 to spread and develop Kobayashi Soshu's Aikido and aikishintaiso.
Since 2012, the Dai Nippon Butoku Kai has recognized Kobayashi Ryu Aikido as Official Budo, of which André Cognard is named So-Shihan then Soke in 2015. He also receives the title Samourai of Hanshi issued by his Royal Highness Prince Higashi Fushimi Jigo.
Kokusai aikido kenshukai Kobayashi ryu is a school in which one practices aikido according to the ethical, technical and philosophical principles transmitted by Kobayashi Hirokazu Soshu.