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Calgary Aikikai COVID-19 Response

Posted on by Beau Calvez

UPDATED Mar 21, 2020 Dear Calgary Aikikai members, As an organization, the safety of our membership is absolutely our highest priority. In light of recent developments regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, we have made the decision to suspend the Adults’ and Childrens’ programmes, effective immediately. All classes will be suspended until further notice. Please check Read more

Rei and Bowing in Aikido

Posted on by Arran Fisher

Newcomers to Japanese martial arts might find all the bowing that we do a little bit strange. In the West, we don’t do much bowing and when we do, it’s either for a ceremony, such as the end of a concert performance, or it’s part of a religious ritual. But in Japan, there is bowing Read more

Recent testing promotionsTadhg, Riley, and Todd

Posted on by Beau Calvez

Mawa A big congratulations to Tadhg and Riley on getting their 4th Kyu. Your hard work and dedication in moving from the kids class to youths in the adults class has really paid off. Keep at it with the hard work. And another congratulations to Todd Simms for passing his Nidan exam. A well deserved Read more

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