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A.J. Bryant
10-08-2009, 07:23 AM
Greetings everyone,

On November 7th and 8th, 2009, the Zen Nihon Budo Renmei / Nippon Seibukan USA Branch (All Japan Budo Federation) will be conducting a Fall Budosai in Indianapolis, Indiana, hosted by the Rishinkan Dojo. This event is open to the public and will offer a rare glimpse into several traditional Japanese and Okinawan budo.

Mini-seminars will be offered in the following arts:

Aikido (Aikikai)
Karate (Goju-ryu)
Naginata (Halberd - Atarashi & Tendo-ryu)
Aiki Newaza (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu inspired Aikido ground tactics)
Iaido & Kenjutsu (The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship)

Each seminar may be attended individually and are scheduled to last approximately 3 hours each, with top quality instruction from some well-known and highly qualified martial artists. The cost of each seminar is only $25, or $100 for the entire weekend event. All required equipment will be provided to those who do not have their own. All that is required is keikogi or loose fitting clothing.

Instructors include:

Michael Jones, 7th-dan (Goju-ryu Karate)
Takami Tanner, 5th-dan (Atarashi Naginatado & Tendo-ryu Naginatajutsu)
Johanna Weber, 4th-dan (Atarashi Naginatado & Tendo-ryu Naginatajutsu)
Dave Johnson, 4th-dan (Aikido - Aikikai)
Joseph Lavelle, 3rd-dan (Aikido - Aikikai)
Andrew Bryant, 5th-dan / 3rd-dan (Dentokan Iaijutsu / Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iaido)


Indianapolis ATA Academy / Oaklandon Martial Arts
10625 Deme Drive, Suite E
Indianapolis, IN 46236



8:30am -- 9:00am: Registration Check-In
9:00am -- 11:45am: Aikido (J. Lavelle)
11:45am -- 12:30pm: Lunch Break
12:30pm -- 3:30pm: Naginata (T. Tanner / J. Weber)
3:30pm -- 6:30pm: Karate (M. Jones)


8:30am -- 9:00am: Registration Check-In
9:00am -- 11:00am: Aiki Ground Defenses (D. Johnson)
11:00am -- 1:00pm: Iaido & Kenjutsu (A. Bryant)

Seminar registration forms, payment options, recommended hotel information and directions are available by visiting:


Please call or email if you have any questions.

Andrew Bryant
Rishinkan Dojo
317-723-3561 (Dojo)

Janet Rosen
10-08-2009, 07:12 PM
WOW! That sounds like fun!

A.J. Bryant
11-03-2009, 06:17 AM
Still spots left for this weekend. Please consider attending if you're in the area.