Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre is holding Staff training for their summer programs on Friday, June 1, 2018 and Saturday, June 2, 2018. We will not have access to our regular room at the Centre. The Children and Adult classes on Saturday will be on the Basketball Court outside for those wishing to attend.
All Adult and Children’s Aikido Classes from Monday, June 18, 2018 to Friday, June 29, 2018 will be held outdoors in McMahen Park. The Carling Heights Centre will be carrying out their annual maintenance program and our regular room will not be available. Classes resume indoors on Saturday, June 30, 2018.
Aiki Budo Centre is conducting Black Belts Training Review Sessions on the following dates:
Thursday, Feb 8 & Thursday, Feb 15 _______Shiho Nage & Ikkajo
Thursday, May 17 & Saturday, May 19______Irimi Nage (Shomen and Sokumen) & Nikajo
Thursday, Aug 30 & Saturday, Sept 1 _______Kotegaeshi & Sankajo
Thursday, Nov 8 & Satruday, Nov 10 _______Tenchi Nage, Hijishime & Yonkajo
Saturday sessions listed above are reserved for Black Belts only and will be held during the second hour of the adult classes (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) There will be no regular Kyu Belt instruction offered during the second class. The 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. sessions will continue as usual for all Aiki Budo Centre members.
Sendokan Aikido Dojo in Missiissauga is holding a Kagami-Biraki (New Year’s Training and Celebration) following the tradition of the Yoshinkan Honbu Dojo in Japan where instructors take turns teaching basic techniques. All 150 basic techniques are taught over the course of 10 to 14 days followed by a celebration. This year Sendokan Dojo will be hosting 8 of the highest ranked Yoshinkan Aikido instructors in Canada for their final 3 days of training and celebration. Sensei Jaimie Sheppard will be one of the 8 instructors at the event scheduled for February 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
Rgistration information can be found on Sendokan Dojo website:
Sendokan Dojo Kagami-Biraki 2018
Be sure to sign-up by January 21, 2018
Registration and Waiver
Aikido classes will be cancelled on the following dates either because the Centre is closed or the room is unavailable. More dates may be added; please check here for the latest information.
- Monday February 19, 2018 – Family Day holiday
- Saturday, March 3, 2018
- Friday, March 30, 2018
- Monday, May 21, 2018 – Victoria Day holiday
- Friday, June 1, 2018
- Saturday, June 2, 2018
- Monday, June 18, 2018 to Friday, June 29, 2019 classes moved to McMahen Park
- Monday, September 3,2018 – Labour Day holiday
- Monday, October 8, 2018 – Thanksgiving Day holiday
- Friday, October 19, 2018 – Tournament Rental
- Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Tournament Rental
- Monday, October 22, 2018 – Municipal Elections
- Monday, December 24, 2018 – Tuesday, January 1, 2018 – Christmas to New Year’s Break
Keiko Hajime or first class of the year will be taught by Sensei Ishihara on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
Keiko Osame – Last practice of the year will be Saturday, December 23,2017. Sensei Sebastiao will be teaching our last class for 2017.
Mark your calendar. Our Aiki Budo Centre Year End Party will be on Saturday Dec 2nd, 9:30-12noon and takes the place of regular classes that day. All club members and their families are welcome to attend. More information to follow.
Enjoy the following videos from our ABC demo at Art in the Park, July 2017!
Photos also available in our Special Events Gallery!
The Aiki Budo Centre is proud to have been invited to perform a demo and workshop at the Inspire! Community Expo, a family event to encourage healthy living and community involvement, this Saturday, July 22!
The event will be running from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm with our session at 3:00 pm. Don’t worry, plenty of time to get there after Saturday morning weapons’s class.
If you or anyone you know would be interested in attending the Aikido session, yoga, salsa dancing workshops, watching some live music, learning about smart juicing and much more, please visit the events Facebook page for more details.
If you are available to help with the session in any way, please contact Sensei Knight who will be coordinating the session. Also available in person in class this Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
See links below for more details: