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Sita Nanthavong
03-31-2005, 11:48 AM
hello! i'm not sure if i'm i the right part of the forums... so please forgive me if i should be elsewhere.

i'm moving to bentonville, arkansas and was wonder if anyone knew of dojo's out in that area? i've googled for dojo's in bentonville and didn't come up with anything.

any suggestions/advice/dojo information would be very helpful!!

thank you very much in advance.

03-31-2005, 11:57 AM
Have you tried using the AikiWeb Dojo Search Engine and its radius/proximity search function?

-- Jun

Sita Nanthavong
03-31-2005, 12:04 PM
yes :( to no avail.

Sorry - no dojo with the above criteria found within 50 miles of
bentonville, AR

03-31-2005, 12:10 PM
Strange -- doing the same search for me returns three dojo.

All I used as search criteria were "Bentonville" for city, "Arkansas" for state, and "50" (miles) for the radius.

-- Jun

Sita Nanthavong
03-31-2005, 12:11 PM
it hates me lol

i'll try it again

03-31-2005, 12:20 PM
Try this website


It is about 14 miles out from your location!!

Sita Nanthavong
03-31-2005, 12:42 PM
ty, both!! i finally got it to work lol

:) wish me luck!

Patrick Allen
03-31-2005, 02:35 PM
If this place isn't too far away from where you'll be, you'd be well served to check out this dojo. I met Randy Beard Sensei this winter. He is a great martial artist and a great guy to boot.

Tatsumaki dojo
103 S. Blair
Springdale, AR 72764
Randy Beard Sensei
(479) 751-3433 ph

Greg Null
04-05-2005, 01:20 PM
NWA Aikido is a satellite of my dojo - Gyokushinkan dojo in Fort Smith, AR. James Jones is our dojo cho.

I have trained with Moreland sensei (NWA)for four years now and you will be very pleased with him. He has previously been an uchideshi under Andy Sato and Edward Germanov (Bulgaria) and has trained all over the country.

Feel free to visit www.aikidoworldalliance.com


Jeremy Young
04-19-2005, 09:41 AM
I am a student of Randy Beard sensei. Our dojo is location is not far from Bentonville and we do offer aikido & aikibujutsu training as well as shinkendo (japanese swordsmanship), bojutsu and of course jojutsu. We are affiliated with the aikibujutsu tanren kenyukai and international shinkendo federation. You can find out more about this at www.shinkendo.com . Please call the dojo and speak with Mr. Beard sensei or his wife and make a time to stop by the dojo.
ajj...and Patrick Allen-san, Mr. Beard says hello and he remembers you very well!

Jeremy Young
Tatsumaki dojo
Springdale, AR

Jeremy Young
04-19-2005, 10:03 AM
Greg Null sensei:

I am surprised to see NWA Aikido in Springdale. I was not aware of it! May i ask, what "style" of aikido is taught? I mean is it from maybe from Tomiki or the Aikikai? Or should i contact the senior instructor here in springdale with these questions?
Arigato Gozaimasu.
Jeremy Young
Tatsumaki Dojo
Springdale, AR

Mr Greyhame
04-19-2005, 08:08 PM
Jeremy Young:
I am a student at Gyokushinkan Dojo in Fort Smith, so I will field this Question for Greg Null, and I hope he will not mind my attempt to help. The NWA Aikido as a satellite of Gyokushinkan Dojo, teaches Aikikai style Aikido.
You may also find useful information and a way to contact Moreland Sensei at the NWA Aikido webpage at http://www.nwaaikido.com/index.php. The Aikido World Alliance page is also a wonderful source of information on our association.

Just my bit to help,