View Full Version : dojo near wayne, pa
03-10-2004, 09:52 AM
I will be on vaction next week, and was looking to practice for a day. I searched on the dojo search and found TOO many choices ;)
Is there anyone here who can vouch for one school or another; or (sadly) any school I should avoid? Thanks in advance.
03-11-2004, 06:56 AM
Wow... somebody from Wayne, P.A.
I wouldn't think meeting them here...
I was in VFMA... class of 95
I think there's a Yoshinkan Dojo around there somewhere...
03-11-2004, 07:17 AM
Rather off-topic since I don't know of any dojos in the area, but:
My father is a graduate of Valley Forge from '64. We attended his 20th class reunion when I was a boy. Later, in the early '90s, when I was on Penn State's Army ROTC rifle team, we shot matches against Valley Forge.
I enjoyed walking around the campus and meeting the cadets.
03-11-2004, 08:13 AM
Main Line Aiki Center
511 Old Lancaster Rd.
Berwyn, PA 19312
For Doshinkan (yoshinkan)Aikido
03-11-2004, 08:24 AM
You're 11 and a half miles driving (http://www.mapquest.com/directions/main.adp?go=1&1a=&1c=wayne&1s=pa&1z=&1y=US&do=nw&1ex=1&2ex=1&src=maps&ct=NA&2a=50%20E%20Germantown%20Pike&2c=Norristown&2s=PA&2z=19401%2d1512&2y=US&2pn=&2l=MovqDjKFVc8%3d&2g=eitUQe490LA%3d) from David Goldberg's dojo in Norristown (http://www.Aikidoseishinkan.org) . You should give him a try.
03-11-2004, 08:50 AM
Thanks! Maybe, I'll check him out.
03-11-2004, 10:03 AM
You'll have a good time a Goldberg Sensei's. Used to train there a LONG time ago, recently hooked up with him at a seminar. Top notch. He was the second guy to try to teach this klutz aikido.
03-11-2004, 05:07 PM
What style do you study now?
03-12-2004, 10:32 AM
03-12-2004, 03:39 PM
When I look for a dojo to practice at while traveling, my first choice is the one that is closest stylistically to what I paractice 'at home'. Should be plenty of Aikikai choices
Next I would look to the instructor...
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