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Old 02-10-2007, 03:14 AM   #1
erguvani
Dojo: Iwama Ryu Takemusu Aikido Turkiye
Location: Istanbul
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Hello from Turkey

Hi all,

we are starting aikido with my wife today 2 hours later

we are so excited,

nice to meet you everyone

yoroshiku onegaishimasu~~
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Old 02-10-2007, 03:28 AM   #2
stelios
Dojo: aikido dojo nippos Crete
Join Date: May 2005
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Re: Hello from Turkey

Welcome to the Aikido world, a trully exciting experience commences.
Relax and enjoy the journey. Training with your partner in life will be of tremendous assistance to you both. Have fun!
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Old 02-10-2007, 06:12 AM   #3
raul rodrigo
Location: Quezon City
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Re: Hello from Turkey

Could you tell us more about your dojo? We have trained under the japanese shihan who introduced aikido to Turkey, Kenji Kumagai. Would he happen to be your teacher's teacher?
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Old 02-10-2007, 08:32 AM   #4
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Re: Hello from Turkey

Hi Mehmet,

Welcome to AikiWeb.

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Old 02-10-2007, 10:06 AM   #5
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Re: Hello from Turkey

Hi Mehmet,

How did u both get on?
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Old 02-12-2007, 12:56 AM   #6
erguvani
Dojo: Iwama Ryu Takemusu Aikido Turkiye
Location: Istanbul
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Re: Hello from Turkey

Quote:
Raul Rodrigo wrote:
Could you tell us more about your dojo? We have trained under the japanese shihan who introduced aikido to Turkey, Kenji Kumagai. Would he happen to be your teacher's teacher?
Thank you very much all,

yes, sensei has been studied aikido with Kenji Kumagai sensei from 1983 to 1989,

Ihsan Ozgun sensei is a Shihan by Aikikai-Tokyo Hombu Dojo and 5dan.
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Old 02-12-2007, 01:02 AM   #7
erguvani
Dojo: Iwama Ryu Takemusu Aikido Turkiye
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Re: Hello from Turkey

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Graham Old wrote:
Hi Mehmet,

How did u both get on?
Actually we are both go players(1 kyu), and we found aikido's thinking close to go, and now we are experiencing it.
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