Welcome to AikiWeb Aikido Information
AikiWeb: The Source for Aikido Information
AikiWeb's principal purpose is to serve the Internet community as a repository and dissemination point for aikido information.

aikido articles


dojo search
image gallery
links directory

book reviews
video reviews
dvd reviews
equip. reviews


rss feeds

Follow us on

Home > AikiWeb Aikido Forums
Go Back   AikiWeb Aikido Forums > General

Hello and thank you for visiting AikiWeb, the world's most active online Aikido community! This site is home to over 22,000 aikido practitioners from around the world and covers a wide range of aikido topics including techniques, philosophy, history, humor, beginner issues, the marketplace, and more.

If you wish to join in the discussions or use the other advanced features available, you will need to register first. Registration is absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today!

Thread Tools
Old 10-07-2003, 09:53 AM   #1
Dojo: Snake River Aikido
Location: Idaho Falls, ID
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 6
Help with a gift...

I have a couple of questions regarding our class buying our Sensei a gift for his wonderful work instructing us.

First, we are considering getting him a new Hakama with his name embroidered on it.

My questions are:

1) Is there any reason this gift would not be proper etiquette for a class to get their Sensei?

2) For the name, should we use his first name, first and last, or last name?

3) Is there a ceremony or at least, a proper way of presenting it to him?

I appreciate your help in this matter.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2003, 10:52 AM   #2
Thalib's Avatar
Dojo: 合気研究会
Location: Jakarta Selatan
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 504
I never see anything wrong with giving a gift for your sensei.

Use last name, the family name.

No proper ceremony. It's not proper to interrupt class time, so we usually give it by the end of class.

Surprise your sensei.

When I have to die by the sword, I will do so with honor.
  Reply With Quote

Please visit our sponsor:

AikiWeb Sponsored Links - Place your Aikido link here for only $10!


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gift for sensei?? Declan Weapons 14 12-15-2005 03:17 PM
Gift search: tooyama? sanbo? ikkainogakusei General 2 06-24-2003 06:21 PM
Gift for Sensei? Unregistered Anonymous 5 04-03-2003 02:31 AM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:31 AM.

vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2018 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited
Copyright 1997-2018 AikiWeb and its Authors, All Rights Reserved.
For questions and comments about this website:
Send E-mail
plainlaid-picaresque outchasing-protistan explicantia-altarage seaford-stellionate