23-25th of August 2024

INVITATION TO SEMINAR IN SWEDEN, Åkersberga (Stockholm area)

The Kaizenkai Open Summer Camp offers an opportunity to train different Martial Arts outdoors on the beach with the Baltic Sea for the beginners as well as advanced students to develop knowledge, friendship, and to have fun

What? 2,5 days of world-class training in Okinawa karate and kobudo,  Jiujitsu, Mugairyu iaido & Hachimanryu battojutsu. There will also be an oppurtunity for training in Kyujutsu. It is up to you what you want to train. You can spend all sessions with the same master or change from session to session to see what the other masters will teach you.

Main teachers and instructors:

- Sir Leif Hermansson, Soke, 10 dan hanshi karate & kobudo, Shihan in Mugairyu iaido & Hachimanryu    battojutsu, Sweden

- Renshi Petri Tabell, 6 dan karate & kobudo, Sweden

- Shidoin Malin Eklöf Heinonen, 4 dan karate, Okinawa kobudo och iaido

- Shidoin Kenneth Hansson, 3 dan iaido, 3 dan karate och Okinawa kobudo

- Few more instructors will assist.


Friday 1 session:               Saturday 4 sessions:                       Sunday 3 sessions:

 Session 1: 18-20                  Session 1: 10:00-11.30                            Session 1: 10:00 -11.30

Adults only                          Session 2: 11.45-13:00                            Session 2: 11.45-13:00

                                               Lunch: 13:00-14                                      Lunch: 13:00-14

                                               Session 3: 14-15:30                                 Session 3: 14-16:00

                                               Session 4: 15.45-17

                                              Dinner: 19:00

Entry fees One session: 200 SEK/20 EUR; all 8 sessions: 1500 SEK/150 EUR to be paid through banktransfer, cash or swish 123 090 53 07 (Kaizenkan) in advance. For money transfers from abroad: 

BIC: NDEASESS and IBAN: SE76 9500 0099 6026 0964 7553

Please send your name and contact details at for registration

Bring your own Gi and/or Hakama and Bo, Sai, Tonfa and iaito with you, if you will train with them. We also have some Bo and Bokken you can use.

Applications No later 1st of August 2024 by e-mail to: We need to know which sessions you will take part of, your name and grade in Martial Arts (if have), club or organization and country

Where to stay?

If you need a place to stay, you are welcome to stay at the dojo in your own sleeping bag for free if you wish. We have also arranged a special rate at The Public Best Western hotel for a single or double room including breakfast. Inform the staff when booking that you will come to the Kaizenkai event and you will get a 25 % discount., phone: +46 8 - 55 80 9000.

Logistics: Everything is within walking distance from the hotel like the Dojo Kaizenkan where we train on Friday night (and all other days if rain) and a shopping centre.  Saturday and Sunday trainings are outdoors on the beautiful Brevik Beach and if you need a transport (4 km), you need to stay outside of the hotel 30 min before the training start. Take something to eat with you for lunch like a salad, fruits or Hotdogs if you like to make a BBQ on the beach.

How to get there from the Stockholm Arlanda airport: By taxi to Åkersberga centre or from Stockholm city by car or light rail, the Roslagsbanan, no. 28 towards Österskär, which departs from Östra Station by metro station Tekniska Högskolan. Your stop: Åkersberga Station.

The Sushi dinner will take place at the dojo on Saturday night at 7 PM and the cost is 300 SEK/30 EUR  including beer or wine, and 200 SEK/20 EUR for a menu with non-alcoholic drinks. Pay for the dinner at same time as you pay the entry fee for the camp: cash, swish (123 090 53 07 (Kaizenkan)), or money transfer before the start of the training camp.

Equipment: Bring your Gi and/or Hakama and the weapons like Bo, Sai, Tonfa and bokken/iaito with you, if you will train with them. We also have some Bo and Bokken you can use.

First time in Sweden?

Take some extra few days and do some sightseeing in our beautiful 'Venice of the North'! Explore Stockholm city, the Wasa Museum, the Old Town, the ABBA Museum, the Royal Castle and more. We are happy to come with advice.

We wish you a warm welcome and hope to see you in August!