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Old 03-18-2002, 05:50 AM   #17
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 212
Originally posted by Greg Jennings

Hi Kathryn! Oh, yes. This is a friendly forum. Well, till a flame war starts. But they're much rarer here than on some other forums.

The first thing to do would be to look up the dojo on the AikiWeb dojo finder. . It may list the style of aikido and an affiliation.

Failing that, ask one of the sempai what the style of aikido is and if the dojo belongs to a larger organization. I might be an acronym, so listen sharp and write it down. One of us can probably track it down for you. There is a list of affiliations here: .

Ask your sempai or instructor. They might have their own ideas.

I trained for two years before I knew there was such a thing as a seminar. But as soon as I did, I started attending them. There just about the maximum fun allowed by law.

Yep. Alabama. As I said somewhere "a back-woods dojo". Our metropolitan statistical area is about 300,000, but it's pretty spread out.

Trussville is about 1.5 hours away. It's an easy drive around the I-459 loop then down I-65. Be warned, if you visit, we'll nikyo you till you let us buy you dinner.

Best Regards,
Thanks for the info Greg I'll use those links and see what I find. 300,000 thats alot. The village where we live has a population of about 300. If you count people outside the village limits, such as ourselves, there might be 1000! When I visit my Aunt and Uncle ,I'll eventually get around to doing that,I'll definitly come to your dojo! No need to twist to my arm you can buy me dinner anytime!
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