View Single Post
Old 05-04-2009, 09:39 AM   #7
Toby Bazarnick
Dojo: Shobu Aikido of Boston
Location: Lecce, Italy
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 34
United_States
Offline
Re: Yoshinkan in or near Boston?

Thanks for the info and welcome to the neighborhood!

YOSHINKAN AIKIDO IN NEW ENGLAND
Goshinkan dojo (est. 2007)

Josh Nathan, 2nd dan Yoshinkan Aikido, offers 2 classes:
Sun 10:30am-noon
Wed 6-7:30pm

Location:
Esposito's Karate/Fitness
230 Adams Street
Newton, MA 02458

I could not find any dojo videos, so here's a Yoshinkan clip that shows the focus of the movements and choreography:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZixZZ...eature=related

Here's a video of Robert Mustard, 7th dan Yoshinkan doing a seminar in Hawaii:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmndD1pHDaY

This sensei was one of the characters in the book "Angry White Pyjamas". The author of this book relates his experience of going through the intense 1-year aikido training course (culminating in a black belt) that is done by the Tokyo police.

Intense stuff and looks like it's accessible to new learners as techniques are broken into memorizeable postures and steps.

  Reply With Quote