2018 Black Belt Training Sessions

2018 Black Belt Training Sessions

Aiki Budo Centre is conducting Black Belts Training Review Sessions on the following dates:

Date______________________________________Review Topic
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.

Kagami-Biraki 2018 in Mississauga

Kagami-Biraki 2018 in Mississauga

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

Sensei Sheppard Training With Sensei Terada

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Here Sensei Jaimie Sheppard takes ukemi from Kiyoyuki Terada (Yoshinkan Aikido Saikō Komon or Yoshinkan Aikido Supreme Advisor) who along with Gozo Shioda co-founded Yoshinkan Aikido in the years following the Second World War. In this clip, from September 2002, we see Terada Sensei at the age of 80 performing Kata Mochi Yokomen Uchi Shihonage.

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Aiki Budo Centre Class Photos

Aiki Budo Centre Class Photos

Here is a first look at the Group Photos of all the classes at Aiki Budo Centre  London taken Monday, February 1, 2016 to Saturday, February 6, 2016.  Click the pictures to see a larger view. The Photo Gallery section will be updated later.

Monday Night
Monday – Adults
Tuesday - Kids
Tuesday – Kids
Tuesday - Adults
Tuesday – Adults
Tuesday - Weapons
Tuesday – Weapons
Wednesday
Wednesday – Adults
Thursday - Adults
Thursday – Adults
Friday - Adults
Friday – Adults
Saturday - Kids
Saturday – Kids
Saturday - Adult Open Class
Saturday – Adult Open Class
Saturday - Adults
Saturday – Adults
Saturday - Adult Jiyu Waza
Saturday – Adult Jiyu Waza
Saturday- Adult Weapons
Saturday- Adult Weapons

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