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Doka of the Day - February 21, 2019
The way of Izu has become
The Aiki of Heaven, Earth and Man.
Oh, let us keep this Way
Ye Kami of the Universe (ten-chi).

                              - Morihei Ueshiba


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AikiWeb Column: "It Had to be Felt" on Okimura Shigenobu by Christopher Barnett
Posted 1/07/2019 3:47pm [from Jun Akiyama]

A new AikiWeb Column, "It Had to Be Felt #62, Okumura Shigenobu: 'A Truly Inspiring Teacher'" by Christopher Barnett is now available for your reading pleasure!


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Video/DVD: "The Gospel of Combat"
Posted 2/08/2019 10:18am [from Jun Akiyama]

From their website: The Gospel of Combat is a 30 minute documentary about an East African martial artist’s journey toward self-understanding through Aikido and Karate. The film follows Benedict “Sensei Ben” Kiyaga, a freelance martial arts instructor, as he ekes a living from a handful of private classes. Along the way, Sensei Ben reflects on the application of martial art as spiritual practice, and shares how it has helped him make sense of his multicultural identity amid pervasive tribal conflict. The movie is slated to screen in Los Angeles, CA and Sedona, AZ in February, 2019.

Seminar: Zenko Okimura in Newark, DE, Feb 23, 2019
Posted 2/08/2019 10:17am [from Birte Feld]

Aikido Delaware Aikikai Winter Seminar Aikido Delaware Aikikai will be holding their annual winter seminar under the leadership of WAAI Founder, Chairman, and Chief Instructor Rev. Zenko Okimura Shihan on February 23rd. On this cold winter day, stimulate your mind, exercise your body and warm up your heart with Aikido. The seminar will conclude with a potluck get together where you can socialize and meet new friends. Where: Aikido Delaware Aikikai, WAAI Headquarters, 667 Dawson Drive, Ste. A, Newark, DE 19713 When: Saturday, February 23rd 8.30 am to 4.30 pm (followed by potluck dinner) Adults: $65, Aikido Kids: free from 11am to 12pm. All are welcome! For more information visit www.AikidoDA.org or call 302-369-AIKI (2454).

Seminar: Xavier Dufau, 5th Dan Aikikai, Edinburgh, 22-24 Feb 2019
Posted 1/19/2019 11:12am [from Scott Reed]

Xavier Dufau is coming to Edinburgh for his first seminar. He is a 5th dan aikido, 3rd dan Iaido and has trained extensively with Tamura Sensei, Toshiro Suga and Tiki Shewan. The course is open to all - please bring aikido weapons and insurance.

Article: "Perceptions of the Aikido Community" by Josephine Fan
Posted 1/17/2019 9:34pm [from Jun Akiyama]

Here’s an insightful article from Josephine Fan of Long Island Aikikai on "Perceptions of the Aikido Community." 

From the article: “A particular question continued to pop up in my research: ‘Why do people have such a poor impression of Aikido?’ […] Taking in my experiences from understanding how social media worked, the simple answer was that the Aikido community itself gave a terrible perception and impression to the outside world. […] There's so much infighting ("My sensei is better than your sensei, my style is better than your style, the way I train is the best way to train") and lashing out against anyone that is different or new. It has very little to do with whether or not there is anything worth learning in it, since we know there are benefits to doing so. The perception of the Aikido community has amounted to a joke, and it's entirely deserved.”

Event: Seminar with Ethan Weisgard in Santander, Spain, Feb 2-3, 2019
Posted 1/17/2019 9:34pm [from Aikido Cantabria]

Santander, February, 2nd to 3th 2019. V International Congress of Traditional Aikido: Taught by Ethan Weisgard Sensei. 6th Dan of Aikikai, Who was a direct disciple of Morihiro Saito Sensei in the dojo of Iwama (Japan). He was nominated by Morihiro Saito Sensei as his direct representative for the Takemusu Aikido in Denmark.

Aikikai Hombu Dojo 2019 Kagami Biraki Promotions
Posted 1/13/2019 1:52am [from Jun Akiyama]

Aikikai Hombu Dojo has just put out their 2019 Kagami Biraki Promotions list. Congratulations to everyone promoted!

Article: "The Disability Working Group in Action"
Posted 1/07/2019 10:42am [from Jun Akiyama]

The International Aikido Federation has posted an article entitled "The Disability Working Group in Action" which highlights Lydia Zijdel (3rd dan, Netherland) and Molly Hale (4th dan, Aikido West), two Aikido teachers who use wheelchairs. From the article: "For the first time, two wheelchair using Aikido teachers taught together in Aikido clinics in Europe. Lydia Zijdel, the Chairperson of the Disability Working Group of the IAF, from Netherland, and Molly Hale, member of the same working group, from USA, organized a tour where they taught together in Netherland. This event was organized in cooperation with Aikikai Netherland, under the aegis of IAF."

Event: Jan 4-6 & 11-13, 2019: Kobayashi Ryu Aikido in Los Angeles, CA
Posted 12/26/2018 5:23pm [from Kim T]

Los Angeles Aiki Kai invites you to an opportunity to experience Kobayashi Ryu Aikido as we host a training with Franck Palazzolo Shihan, 6th Dan KAKKHR/DNBK, of France for the first two weekends in January (Fri-Sun Jan 4-6 & 11-13). LAAK is the home of KAKKHR in the USA, bringing opportunities to learn the teachings of Hirokazu Kobayashi Sensei and André Cognard Hanshi. Please contact (laaikikai@gmail.com) to inquire or for more information. Thank you!



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