Posts related to aikido training.

Beginners Class Intro!Starts April 29th 2024

Posted on by Beau Calvez

Coming April 29th to June 3rd Calgary Aikikai is excited to be offering our six week introduction to aikido. Taught by a fifth and second dan (degree) blackbelts these separate classes are designed to introduce new students to the exciting martial art of aikido. Totaling nine hours of instruction and open to all people ages Read more

Winter One-Day Aikido Intensive

Posted on by Beau Calvez

Please join us for a special one day intensive on Sunday, March 3rd. Taught by the humble instructors at Calgary Aikikai and finishing up with a small social event following the intensive. Open to all we hope to see you on the mat. Sun, March 3rd Adults and Youths(14+) 1:00pm to 6:00pm Cost Participants (13+): 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

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