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Old 04-04-2006, 04:41 PM   #1
Dojo: Soseki Aikido Dojo
Location: Ramstein
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 2
Talking Hello from Germany

Just wanted to say Hi to all,
My Name is Douglas Davenport
I opened the Soseki Aikido Dojo in September of last year in Ramstein, Germany.
A very nice atmosphere here in the Dojo. Small but refined, I say refined, as I build it myself and I'm not the Handyman kind of guy but now I most certainly am. LOL. I'll post some pics shortly…..
I'm am not the Aikido god incarnation that's for sure, I just enjoy Aikido. The friends that are made thought Aikido are one of kind, you might even say we are a strange lot in my humble opinion, that's what I like about Aikido. If your ever in the Ramstein Area in Germany, look me up….be happy to see you.
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Old 04-04-2006, 05:59 PM   #2
Michael O'Brien
Dojo: Nashville Aikikai
Location: Nashville, Tn
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 288
Re: Hello from Germany


Welcome from Nashville, Tn.

Harmony does not mean that there are no conflicts,
for the dynamic spiral of existence embraces both extremes.
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Old 04-04-2006, 11:19 PM   #3
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Join Date: Jun 2000
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Re: Hello from Germany

Hi Douglas,

Welcome to AikiWeb.

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Old 04-05-2006, 12:37 AM   #4
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Dojo: Aikido Verein Esslingen
Location: Duisburg
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 193
Re: Hello from Germany

Hi Douglas,

I was born and raised in Kaiserslautern, so Ramstein is quite familiar to me (I live in the Stuttgart area now, though). Is your dojo on the army base, then?

I wish you all the best for your dojo

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Old 04-05-2006, 07:29 AM   #5
Location: Frederick, MD
Join Date: Sep 2000
Posts: 509
Re: Hello from Germany

Howdy from the other side of Germany, Douglas! I'm in Grafenwoehr, about a stone's throw from Czech.

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Old 04-05-2006, 01:37 PM   #6
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Dojo: Team Combat USA
Location: Olympia, Washington
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 4,376
Re: Hello from Germany

Down at Hohenfels...just south of Chuck! Chuck I will be heading up you way tommorrow! Will try and stop by as I need to talk to SGM Torres!
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Old 04-08-2006, 08:34 AM   #7
Dojo: Soseki Aikido Dojo
Location: Ramstein
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 2
hi sonja.

Im just outside of Ramstein AFB. A stones throw..Nice Place here.
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Old 04-09-2006, 08:04 AM   #8
Larry Feldman
Dojo: Atlanta School of Aikido
Location: Atlanta, GA
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 340
Re: Hello from Germany

How far are you from Frankfort?

What style of Aikido do you teach?

(I have a guest in my class now from Frankfort.)
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