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An open letter to Hawaii Aikido students
from Mitsuo Adachi, Donald Moriyama and Randy Scoville.
|Dan Harden in Hawaii 2013|
"Internal training, Aiki, and empowering Aikido"
The material covered; while benefiting aikido greatly will not be "specific" to just the aiki arts like Aikido and Daito ryu, but any grappling or striking art, so teachers from other disciplines are welcome.
Please contact the Aikido Sangenkai for further information.
|February 8th - February 9th 2014: Tetsutaka Sugawara at Lihue Aikikai|
Tetsutaka Sugawara Shihan, Aikikai 7th Dan, will be instructing at the Lihue Aikikai.
Sugawara Sensei began his study of Aikido under O-Sensei Ueshiba at Hombu Dojo in 1960 and served as uchideshi at Ibaraki Dojo in 1961. His study of Katori Shinto Ryu began in 1975 and he received his instructors license in 1986. Sensei studied gojo-ryu karate and has been instrumental introducing aikido to China and incorpo- rating tai-chi and qigong into his training. He attained his rank of Nanadan in aikido in 1995 from Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba and teaches around the world in 17 countries.
Advanced registration by January 15, 2014 is required. Please see the registration form for additional details.
Download the PDF registration packet for details and contact information.
Also, see Tetsutaka Sugawara: Aikido and Taiji for more information about Sugawara sensei.
|February 15th - February 17th 2014: Tsuruzo Miyamato at Aikido of Hilo|
Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, Japan has confirmed that they will dispatch Tsuruzo Miyamoto Shihan, one of the senior 7th Dan instructors for our annual event.
See the Aikido of Hilo Winter Camp page for information and updates.
|February 22nd - February 23rd 2014: Tsuruzo Miyamato at Nuuanu Aikido Club|
Tsuruzo Miyamoto Shihan will be instructing at the annual winter seminar at the Nuuanu Aikido Club.Bento Lunch available for Sunday, to pre-order - call James at (808) 218-9181.
Saturday Feb 22, 2014 - 2 classes, 8:30-9:30 am and 9:45 - 10:45 am
Sunday Feb 23, 2014 - four 1 hour classes : 9:00 am, 10:15 am, 1:00 pm, 2:15pm
Both days $45
one day $25
|May 31st - June 1st 2014: Bill Gleason in Hawaii|
Please join us as we welcome Bill Gleason, Aikikai 7th Dan, back to Hawaii in a seminar hosted by Aiki Kai O Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii.
William Gleason studied Aikido from 1970 to 1980 at the main world headquarters (Hombu Dojo) in Japan and also with Yamaguchi Seigo Shihan. During that same period, Gleason Sensei studied swordsmanship (Kashima Shin Ryu) as well as Japanese language, classical music, and Eastern religion. Since 1985 Gleason Sensei has continued to practice and teach under the auspices of Mitsugi Saotome Shihan and the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba.
Gleason Sensei founded Shobu Aikido, Inc. in 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, and there are presently five Shobu affiliate dojos from the Midwest to the East Coast. He is the author of "Aikido and Words of Power: The Sacred Sounds of the Kototama" and "The Spiritual Foundations of Aikido", which has been translated into four languages.
See the Aikido Sangenkai website for news and updates.