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Aikido is a handshake

Posted on by Andrew Barron

The Scout’s Handshake The Essence of Aikido is Contained in a Handshake Aikido is formed from three kanji. “Ai” is the unifying, or combining, the “Ki” as the spirit, or energy, and the “Do” a way, or a path. In 99% of situations if one were to extend a hand to another, that person would Read more

Beginners Class Intro Starts September 25th

Posted on by Beau Calvez

Coming September 25th Calgary Aikikai is thrilled to be offering a six week introduction to aikido. Taught by a forth dan (degree) blackbelt these separate classes are designed to introduce new students to the exciting martial art of aikido. Totalling nine hours of instruction and open to all people ages 16 and up. See our Read more

Lessons From the MasterChristian Tissier Shihan

Posted on by Beau Calvez

The Ikazuchi Dojo of Irvine California has a great post with Christian Tissier Shihan talking about lessons he has learned over his 55 year-plus aikido career. Great advice for teachers and students alike. Thanks to Josh Gold Sensei for the excellent post!

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