04-02-2012, 02:25 PM
Dojo: Aikido Eastside
Location: Bellevue, WA
Join Date: Jun 2000
Re: June 1st - 3rd George Ledyard in Mesa, AZ
George S. Ledyard
June 1st - 3rd 2012
The Budo Shingikan School of Japanese Martial Arts
in Mesa, AZ will host George Ledyard for a weekend seminar.
Schedule details will be announced later but the focus will be on body mechanics of connection work, understanding "irimi" and will include classes on sword and how the same principles apply in empty hand and sword.
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Body MechanicsSaturday
How to Extend, Receive, and Join
9:00 am - Noon Aiki and Connection
Whole Body Movement, the importance of the "Intent"
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sword FundamentalsSunday
Kamae & Movement, Essential Techniques
10:00 am - Noon Understanding "Irimi"
Mechanics and Energetics of the "Entry"
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Kumitachi Essentials
Essential elements in the Kumitachi