On Saturday December 14th, 2019 there is a school tournament scheduled, so class will be cancelled that day.
Thank you Terry for a great night of instruction.
Sensei shared a copy of a document that I have provided as a digital copy for your viewing:
The Seven Pleats of the Hakama:
“The Aikido hakama has seven pleats, each one representing a certain character trait. We as Aikidoka are encouraged to consider these qualities as a means of … “
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The Aikidonl site is getting a complete rebuild in hopes of providing a much nicer experience for our visitors. Thank you for your patience during this transition.
Due to the school being a polling station, there is no Aikido 16 May, 2019.
We look forward to seeing everybody back on Saturday.
The Aikido Institute would like to thank all who helped make the Seminar a great success over this past weekend. There was a great turnout, and I am sure all who practiced appreciate Sensei Claude’s teachings and amazing technical skill.
As well, we would like to congratulate Daniel Sinnot on successfully passing his Shodan Test, and Mark McDonald for Achieving the rank of NiDan (2nd Dan)! Great job guys. Keep up the great practice.
The Aikido Institute is pleased to welcome Sensei Claude Berthiaume (Shihan) on the weekend of April 13, 2019.
We look forward to great weekend of practice, and to see everybody on the mats.
Join the Aikido Insitute on Saturday February 2nd for a local weapons seminar:
Image courtesy of Colette Phillips.
The Aikido Institute is very happy to announce Meagan McDonald’s achieving of 3rd Kyu on January 25th 2019.
Cantratulations Meagan! Keep up the great practice.
Happy New Year to all!
Congratulations to 3 of our members who have all advanced in rank over the festive season:
- Stephanie Curnoe – Nidan
- Colette Phillips – Nidan
- Fred Westcott – Sandan
Great job guys. we look forward to continuing our practice into 2019.