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Fall Aikido Seminar 2018 with Ryuji Shirakawa Shihan

Posted on by Beau Calvez

Calgary Aikikai is excited and looking forward to training with 6th dan Ryuji Shirakawa Shihan of Sendai, Japan this September. This three-day seminar is not to be missed. Scheduled for September 21 to 23. All are welcome to come train with this dynamic and energetic Sensei. FRI, Sept 21 Children’s Session (6-13) 6:00 to 7:00pm Read more

Six Rules When Attending Aikido Seminars

Posted on by Andrew Barron

Rule 1: Keep an eye on Sensei at all times Zanshin – loosely “mental connection” or “awareness” — is an important ability to cultivate. At higher levels the top instructors value intuition and spontaneity more than a student’s ability to just follow ritual and protocol. Watch the footwork, the follow through, and listen to their Read more

February 2018 Aikido Seminar, with Michael Friedl Shihan

Posted on by Beau Calvez

This February we are excited to welcome back seventh dan Michael Friedl Shihan of Aikido of Ashland in Oregon. Sensei will be teaching with us from February 9th to 11th, 2018. All are welcome to come train and learn with this master instructor who has been practising aikido for over 45 years. FRI, Feb 9th Read more

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