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Fall One-Day Aikido Intensive

Posted on by Beau Calvez

Please join us for a special one day intensive on Sunday, November 27th. This five hour intensive is set to review elements of the Kuma Tachi, Nagare in hand techniques, The principles of First Touch, Tanto techniques, and much more. Taught by the humble instructors at Calgary Aikikai and finishing up with a small social 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

Inaba Friendship Aikido Intensive

Posted on by Beau Calvez

All Aikidoka are welcome to join Calgary Aikikai at our first Inaba Friendship Aikido Intensive, July 19 and 20, 2019. This two-day event is a chance to dig deep into your training and share the mat with local dojos in a spirit of collaboration and friendship. Special emphasis will be given to training with jo Read more

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