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Shirakawa, Ryuji in Calgary, Alberta Oct. 6-8th 2017

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:12
Shirakawa, Ryuji in Calgary, Alberta Oct. 6-8th 2017
From: Andrew Barron posted on 11. Sep 2017, 01:12pm
URL: http://www.calgaryaikikai.com

We are excited and looking forward to training with 6th dan Ryuji Shirakawa Shihan of Sendai, Japan once again this Canadian Thanksgiving. This three day seminar with this dynamic sensei is not to be missed. This will be Sensei’s only North American seminar in 2017 and is scheduled for October 6th, 7th and 8th. Please join us on the mat as Sensei teaches us with his characteristic humour, intensity, and powerful technique. If you haven't seen him check out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tock4srHlcI

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    Mary Heiny Sensei in Oberlin, OH, Oct 6-8, 2017

    Mon, 09/11/2017 - 09:48
    Mary Heiny Sensei in Oberlin, OH, Oct 6-8, 2017
    From: Andrzej Siwkiewicz posted on 11. Sep 2017, 08:48am
    URL: http://clevelandaikido.com/events

    Mary Heiny sensei will be coming back to Oberlin to teach our Fall Seminar October 6-8, 2017. She last visited Oberlin 10 years ago, so we are very pleased she is coming this year again. Mary Heiny Sensei (6th dan) has followed a path of physical and spiritual inspiration for more than forty five years, as a student and teacher of Aikido. She started this journey in 1965 after watching O'Sensei teach a class at Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, Japan. Heiny Sensei brings to every class, workshop, and seminar she teaches not only her years of aikido training and teaching, but also her extensive experience and study of Japanese culture, language, Shinto and Buddhist philosophies, and Non-Violent Communication. She strives always to communicate the beauty and challenge of O'sensei's desire that we use Aikido to become empowered as creative, compassionate beings and learn to appreciate each other as members of one human family. Seminar keiko will be held at the Hales Gym, Oberlin College, 180 West Lorain Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074-1016: Friday, October 6, evening class at 7 - 8:30 p.m., Saturday, October 7, morning class at 10 - 12 p.m., and afternoon class at 3 - 5 p.m., and Sunday, October 8, morning class at 10 - 12:30 p.m. The full seminar cost is $110, or $35 per class. All affiliations are welcomed. Preregistration is recommended and housing available in hotels nearby. For more information visit: http://clevelandaikido.com/events/, or call 216-3922274.

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    Tom Collings Sensei in Seattle, WA, 9/30 - 10/1/2017

    Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:12
    Tom Collings Sensei in Seattle, WA, 9/30 - 10/1/2017
    From: Jason Mallia posted on 7. Sep 2017, 08:12am
    URL: http://squareup.com/store/tenzan-aikido/item/seminar-with-tom-collings-sensei

    Tenzan Aikido presents Tom Collings Sensei's practice which goes beyond style to demonstrate how each of us, using the principles of Aikido, can personalize our training and meet adversity with compassion. Tenzan Aikido Bruce Bookman Kaicho 7700 Aurora Ave N Seattle, WA 98103 (206) 525-4032

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    AikiWeb Columns: 20th Anniversary Edition

    Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:53
    AikiWeb Columns: 20th Anniversary Edition
    From: Jun Akiyama posted on 29. Aug 2017, 09:53am
    URL: http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=75

    To celebrate AikiWeb's 20th anniversary this month (August, 2017), we have eight columns on the topic of "Twenty Years" from authors including Peter Godsbury, Janet Rosen, Linda Eskin, Lynn Seiser, Stefan Stenudd, Paul Schweer, and Ross Robertson. Click here to read the columns. Thank you, all, for 20 years of support for AikiWeb!

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    Uchideshi Training at Korinji Monastery (Madison, WI)

    Sat, 07/08/2017 - 21:16
    Uchideshi Training at Korinji Monastery (Madison, WI)
    From: Kristen Radtke posted on 8. Jul 2017, 08:16pm
    URL: https://www.korinji.org/focused-internships

    Applications are being accepted for combined Aikido/Zen residential training at Korinji, a Rinzai monastery near Madison, WI. Meido Moore Sensei (6th dan), who is also a Zen teacher, serves as the Korinji abbot and will direct the training. Uchideshi in this full-time residential program will participate in daily Zen practice according to the monastic schedule, but with approximately 4 hours daily allotted for Aikido training. For formal uchideshi training a minimum stay of six months is required, with longer stays encouraged. Persons wishing to reside and train for shorter periods are also welcome, however, as general guests. For more information please click the link; inquiries may be directed to info@korinji.org.

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    "The Language of Aikido" Now in Paperback!

    Wed, 07/05/2017 - 23:09
    "The Language of Aikido" Now in Paperback!
    From: Jun Akiyama posted on 5. Jul 2017, 10:09pm
    URL: http://amzn.to/2tODUHv

    "The Language of Aikido: A Practitioner's Guide to Japanese Characters and Terminology" by Michael Hacker is now available in paperback! “The Language of Aikido” is a well-researched book steeped with scholarship, personal experience, and heart. I believe “The Language of Aikido” will help clarify the Japanese language as used in Aikido to deepen both the theory as well as the practice of our art for students and teachers of all approaches, backgrounds, and experience levels. An invaluable addition to every Aikido library. Highly recommended!

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    Aikido Assassins: The gang of Siberian athletes turned contract killers

    Wed, 07/05/2017 - 01:59
    Aikido Assassins: The gang of Siberian athletes turned contract killers
    From: Jun Akiyama posted on 5. Jul 2017, 12:59am
    URL: https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2017/7/4/15919418/aikido-assassins-the-gang-of-siberian-athletes-turned-contract-killers

    This article entitled "Aikido Assassins: The gang of Siberian athletes turned contract killers" describes Andrey Sinyukov, head of the Aikido Federation in Kuzbass, who reportedly engaged in racketeering, money-laundering, blackmail, and even murder through a criminal organization masquerading as a sports entity that he founded. From the article: "Sinyukov is reportedly a 2nd dan blackbelt in Aikido, a title he received in Tokyo. In Russia, he owned and operated the ‘Sei Shin’ training facility for children interested in learning Aikido. He regularly gave interviews to Kuzbass media, where he discussed the importance of sports as a form of education. This façade of legitimacy created by Sinyukov lasted until the the Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation in the Kemerovo region reported that Sinyukov was “suspected in a number of especially grave crimes, including murder." In a matter of hours, Sinyukov went from a respected member of society to a wanted fugitive fleeing prosecution."

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    8/26-8/27, 2017: How to Run an Aikido Dojo Workshop, Spotsylvania, VA

    Wed, 07/05/2017 - 01:56
    8/26-8/27, 2017: How to Run an Aikido Dojo Workshop, Spotsylvania, VA
    From: Aviv Goldsmith posted on 5. Jul 2017, 12:56am
    URL: http://www.gashuku.net

    8/26-8/27, 2017 in Spotsylvania, CA: We are offering an innovative and informative seminar for Dojo Cho and Senseis and Assistant Instructors. How to Run an Aikido Dojo will be led by a successful businessperson and 6th dan Sensei, Aviv Goldsmith. Learn about all facets of how to make your dojo be more successful and efficient. http://www.gashuku.net/documents/HowtoteachAikidoSeminar2017.pdf

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    Video/DVD - Living Aikido Life

    Sun, 06/11/2017 - 13:31
    Video/DVD - Living Aikido Life
    From: Bogdan Heretoiu posted on 11. Jun 2017, 12:31pm
    URL: http://livingaikido.life/dojo-cho-info/

    Living Aikido Life is a project dedicated to connecting local Aikido Dojos with educators and parents from K-12 Public Schools in their community, with the intention to explore Aikido’s fundamental principle of conflict resolution based on mutual respect. The film and overall project provides exceptional knowledge in how Aikido’s principles can be applied in our daily lives, regardless of being a Martial Artist or not. For more information please visit http://livingaikido.life/dojo-cho-info

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    "The Language of Aikido" by Michael Hacker

    Wed, 06/07/2017 - 08:47
    "The Language of Aikido" by Michael Hacker
    From: Jun Akiyama posted on 7. Jun 2017, 07:47am
    URL: http://amzn.to/2sDLVf5

    Michael Hacker's new book "The Language of Aikido: A Practitioner's Guide to Japanese Characters and Terminology" has just been released in E-book format! It is a well-researched book steeped with scholarship, personal experience, and heart. I believe “The Language of Aikido” will help clarify the Japanese language as used in Aikido to deepen both the theory and practice of our art for practitioners of our art. An invaluable addition to every Aikido library. Highly recommended!

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    6/30-7/2/2017: Igarashi Shihan Last Summer Seminar Calgary

    Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:32
    6/30-7/2/2017: Igarashi Shihan Last Summer Seminar Calgary
    From: Andrew Barron posted on 2. Jun 2017, 09:32am
    URL: http://calgaryaikikai.com/the-last-igarashi-summer-aikido-seminar/

    Igarashi, K Shihan 7th Dan is holding his last summer seminar in Calgary from June 30th to July 2nd, 2017. After supporting Calgary Aikikai for the almost four decades, as sensei of our founder Inaba, Y Shihan 6h Dan dojo’s ( Calgary Aikikai Established in 1980), and then following Inaba Sensei’s passing, as the mentor, yearly seminar conductor and yudansha examiner, he has decided to reduce his travel and commitments. Igarashi Shihan’s teaching style and wealth of understanding of all aspects of Aikido will forever be cherished by our members. We welcome all former and new students join us in this event. (for information see www.calgaryaikikai.com)

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    May 2017 AikiWeb Columns Now Available!

    Wed, 05/31/2017 - 15:02
    May 2017 AikiWeb Columns Now Available!
    From: Jun Akiyama posted on 31. May 2017, 02:02pm
    URL: http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=75

    This month's batch of AikiWeb Columns is now available! We have a great set of five columns including "It Had to be Felt" columns on Maruyama Shuji by Ron Ragusa and on Matsuoka Haruo by Josh Gold; the first installment of a new series called "Aikido Picayunes" from John Driscoll; an essay on "Training After Shodan" from The Mirror; and, a column entitled "Wei Wu Wei" from Ross Robertson. As always, your comments in the thread following each column are appreciated by the authors, so please be sure to leave them your thoughts. Read columns here: http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=75

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