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It Aint Necessarily So #3: Where's My Money!!!?? (Ellis Amdur)

12 hours 19 min ago
General: It Aint Necessarily So #3: Where's My Money!!!?? - 0 Replies

From: Ellis Amdur on Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:24:16 -0600

[URL="https://guillaumeerard.com/aikido/articles-aikido/it-aint-necessarily-so-wheres-my-money/?fbclid=IwAR0K3W2TVOteSDVY6x4WrkS9wY8eAJ5ng6c_iMb3G2JPfILcMJNFeUiq2LY"]Here is a new article[/URL] in Ellis Amdur's "It Ain't Necessary So" series that challenges the commonly accepted cause for Ueshiba Morihei and Sokaku Takeda's split to be a question of money. More specifically, Ueshiba refusing, or not being able to pay the huge sums of money that Sokaku asked for.
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Jei Nakazono Sensei (Henry Ellis)

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 11:53
General: Jei Nakazono Sensei - 0 Replies

From: Henry Ellis on Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:53:10 -0600

I am sorry to report the recent passing of Jei Nakazono Sensei. gone too soon and too suddenly. Jei Nakazono Sensei was the youngest son of Mutsuro ` Masahilo ` Nakazono 7th dan Aikido a early direct student of OSensei Ueshiba, also 6th dan Kodokan Judo. Jei followed his father and past family generations in the study and teaching of natural medicine and healing. On the 17th of October 2007 we, the dan grades from the 1950s/60s held a large fully booked facility in Neath South Wales to hold the " Masahilo Nakazono Memorial Event " M Nakazono Sensei was the first Aikido instructor invited to the UK by Kenshiro Abbe Sensei 1959/1960, we, the first group of five British Aikido dan grades considered M Nakazono Sensei one of the greatest of all the Japanese teachers we would later study with. 2007, Jei Nakazono Sensei came from New York USA to the UK to attend the event to honour his father, many UK students will have fond memories of that day and Sensei's high standard of teaching . Another visiting instructor from California USA was Dang Phong Sensei another very talented teacher, the teachers on the day were Sensei's - Jei Nakazono - Dang Phong - Henry Ellis - Derek Eastman -Haydn Foster - Gwynn Jones, the guest of honour was the recently late Gerry Gyngell sensei. R.I.P My dear friend Jei Nakazono Sensei Henry Ellis Co-Author of "Positive Aikido" British Aikido History Information Site [url]http://britishaikido.blogspot.com[/url] Masahilo Nakazono Sensei Blog [url]http://nakazono-aikido.blogspot.com[/url]
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10/5-10/6/2019: NY Weekend Seminar with Toutain Sensei (AikiWeb System)

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:26
Seminars: 10/5-10/6/2019: NY Weekend Seminar with Toutain Sensei - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:26:42 -0600

Posted 2019-09-16 09:39:33 by Jason Mallia Seminar 10/5/2019 - Still Mind Martial Arts - 305 Central Ave #5, White Plains, NY Registration begins @8:30am - 9am Yoga, 10am Aikido and 2pm Aiki Weapons Seminar 10/6/2019 - Aikido Self-Defense and Kickboxing 252-26 Northern Blvd, Little Neck, NY - follows same schedule as previous day. ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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Petition: Support Women in the United States Aikido Federation (AikiWeb System)

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 16:26
AikiWeb System: Petition: Support Women in the United States Aikido Federation - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Sun, 15 Sep 2019 16:26:09 -0600

Posted 2019-09-15 16:25:31 by Jun Akiyama News URL: [url="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0uNsy36L0cvj7K0YXHj31ua7sfw2BkvGBSF2q1Khqq3FYvQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR11Vg0IVwaC"]https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0uNsy36L0cvj7K0YXHj31ua7sfw2BkvGBSF2q1Khqq3FYvQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR11Vg0IVwaC[/url] Here is a petition entitled [url="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0uNsy36L0cvj7K0YXHj31ua7sfw2BkvGBSF2q1Khqq3FYvQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR11Vg0IVwaCLwiyW1I3Ea_BjMwvYhI2ZQGvnvOmWpq7EO8yWzYPO14-tk0"]"Support Women in the United States Aikido Federation"[/url] that seeks to "urge the USAF Board, Technical Committee, and leadership to act now to fully support women in the USAF organization." From the petition: "Specifically, we seek: A. Recognition that gender equity is a valid issue that needs exploration in the USAF through a Gender Equity Task Force. B. Representation in USAF structures as well as USAF activities/seminars at least proportional to member population. C. Removal of barriers to the advancement of women, at all levels of practice. D. A change in the Technical Committee structure to include women on the Technical Committee. E. Transparency, including publication of statistics about gender in the USAF." The petition is signed by: "The USAF Women's Coalition Janice Taitel Shidoin, yondan, Aikido Center of Dover Kali Hewitt-Blackie Shidoin, yondan, Regent Park Community Aikido Claire Keller Shidoin, rokudan, Bushwick Dojo Arielle Herman Fukushidoin, Rivertide Aikikai and anonymous others" ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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What do you think Aikido is. (Rupert Atkinson)

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 19:49
General: What do you think Aikido is. - 6 Replies

From: Rupert Atkinson on Sat, 07 Sep 2019 19:49:19 -0600

Aikido is The Way of Aiki. We are supposed to be studying/researching/practising aiki and ... trying to discover it and make it work. The means are the few waza we have.
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Jan 16-20, 2020: 14th San Diego Aikido Bridge Seminar (AikiWeb System)

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 17:58
Seminars: Jan 16-20, 2020: 14th San Diego Aikido Bridge Seminar - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Thu, 05 Sep 2019 17:58:51 -0600

Posted 2019-09-05 17:45:26 by Lisa Tomoleoni News URL: [url="http://www.sandiegoaikido.com/2020-international-bridge-seminar"]http://www.sandiegoaikido.com/2020-international-bridge-seminar[/url] The Aikido Bridge Friendship Seminar is an internationally known five day camp held at Jiai Aikido in beautiful San Diego, CA from January 16-20, 2020 (Martin Luther King Jr. weekend). Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan started the Bridge Seminars at Jiai Aikido in 2007. This year marks the International Bridge's 14th year and will once again be a big celebration with fantastic group events. Thursday night through Monday afternoon there will be 25 classes, taught by some of today's most experienced Aikido instructors, as well as a plethora of family friendly events. ​Main Instructors are Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan, 7 Dan, Haruo Matsuoka Sensei, 6 Dan, Lee Crawford Sensei, 6 Dan, and Lisa Tomoleoni Sensei, 6 Dan. They are joined by a variety of Supporting Instructors as well as Guest Art Instructors. Special Introductory Registration Rates through September 15, so register early. Throughout the seminar attendees will have many opportunities to train, and/or relax, socialize, and enjoy some of San Diego's best attractions. Jiai Aikido is minutes from the beach, multiple family friendly destinations, and kids are allowed in the dojo during the seminar...so bring the family. Jiai Aikido will have plenty of recommendations for local events or landmarks to enjoy. Limited housing is available at the dojo for a small fee. ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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Mary Heiny in Brattleboro Oct. 18,19,20 2019 (AikiWeb System)

Mon, 09/02/2019 - 11:15
Seminars: Mary Heiny in Brattleboro Oct. 18,19,20 2019 - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Mon, 02 Sep 2019 11:15:59 -0600

Posted 2019-09-02 10:44:13 by Don Hebert News URL: [url="http://rvaikido.org/2019/09/02/mary-heiny-sensei-october-2019/"]http://rvaikido.org/2019/09/02/mary-heiny-sensei-october-2019/[/url] River Valley Aikido Club. This annual seminar is both small and intimate so that each person has the maximum opportunity to receive the benefit of Mary's unique and insightful teaching. Anyone wishing to both broaden and deepen their Aikido practice should consider attending this seminar. Private Lessons are available by arrangement. Contact Mary Heiny directly at [email="[email protected]"][email protected][/email]. Weekend fee is $130 or $40/class. [email="[email protected]"][email protected][/email] ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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AikiWeb Column: "It Had to be Felt" on Seiichi Sugano by Brian Ericksen (AikiWeb System)

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 21:15
AikiWeb System: AikiWeb Column: "It Had to be Felt" on Seiichi Sugano by Brian Ericksen - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:15:13 -0600

Posted 2019-08-24 21:14:34 by Jun Akiyama News URL: [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25687"]http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25687[/url] A new AikiWeb Column, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25687"]"It Had to Be Felt #63, Sugano Seiichi: 'Alive Ukemi/Dead Ukemi'"[/url] by Brian Ericksen is now available for your reading pleasure. Do you have experience receiving ukemi from Sugano sensei? If so, please write about it in the thread above! ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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Watanabe Nobuyuki Passes Away (AikiWeb System)

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:23
AikiWeb System: Watanabe Nobuyuki Passes Away - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:23:33 -0600

Posted 2019-08-23 10:22:31 by Jun Akiyama News URL: [url="http://www.aikikai.or.jp/eng/about/information/detail.html?news_id=260"]http://www.aikikai.or.jp/eng/about/information/detail.html?news_id=260[/url] I have just been informed that Watanabe Nobuyuki (8th dan, Aikikai Hombu Dojo) passed away at the age of 89 years old on August 20, 2019. Watanabe started aikido at age 22 in 1952 before becoming uchideshi at Aikikai Hombu Dojo. He was known for his "no touch" aikido techniques demonstrated at the All Japan Aikido Demonstration (video [url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qL-Iv_VDQ-Q"]here[/url]). Watanabe was featured in AikiWeb's "It Had to Be Felt" column series with an essay by Ellis Amdur (available [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/showthread.php?t=20997"]here[/url]). My condolences go out to his family, friends, students, and loved ones. ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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Jan Nevelius Shihan in San Diego, October 12-13, 2019 (Nikki Lewis)

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 00:32
Seminars: Jan Nevelius Shihan in San Diego, October 12-13, 2019 - 0 Replies

From: Nikki Lewis on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:32:06 -0600

Jan Nevelius Shihan (Chief Instructor, Vanadis Aikido Klubb Stockholm, Sweden) will be teaching a weekend seminar in San Diego CA on October 12-13, 2019 Jan Nevelius Shihan has practiced Aikido for more than 40 years, and considers his principle teachers to be Seishiro Endo Shihan and Christian Tissier Shihan. He emphasizes continuous connection , soft ukemi and personal evolution through Aikido All affiliations are welcome, please see website [url]https://www.facebook.com/events/jiai-aikido/jan-nevelius-shihan-in-san-diego-october-2019/416738062309473/[/url]
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Sep 20-22, 2019: Shirakawa, Ryuji 6th Dan in Calgary, Canada (AikiWeb System)

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 12:35
Seminars: Sep 20-22, 2019: Shirakawa, Ryuji 6th Dan in Calgary, Canada - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Mon, 12 Aug 2019 12:35:14 -0600

Posted 2019-08-12 12:32:52 by Andrew James Barron News URL: [url="http://calgaryaikikai.com/shirakawa2019/"]http://calgaryaikikai.com/shirakawa2019/[/url] Shirakawa Ryuji Sensei was born in 1980. In 1995, at the age of 15, he commenced his Aikido training under his father Shirakawa Katsutoshi Shihan 7th Dan. Ryuji Sensei was recently awarded his 6th Dan and the title of Shihan and continues to teach full time at two principal dojos in Sendai, Myagi Prefecture as well as in a number of satellite dojos in the surrounding countryside. Ryuji can be seen demonstrating his style on YouTube in many All-Japan Aikido Demonstrations as well as representing Japan at the World Combat Games. He is known for his flowing and clean aikido style as well as being an excellent instructor. ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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50 Years Swiss Aikikai (ACSA), Sep 13-15, 2019 (AikiWeb System)

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 17:02
Seminars: 50 Years Swiss Aikikai (ACSA), Sep 13-15, 2019 - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Sun, 11 Aug 2019 17:02:02 -0600

Posted 2019-07-31 08:06:50 by Milena News URL: [url="https://www.aikikai.ch/de/aktuelles/meldungen/50th-Anniversary-Celebration.php"]https://www.aikikai.ch/de/aktuelles/meldungen/50th-Anniversary-Celebration.php[/url] The Swiss Aikikai (ACSA) celebrates this 13.-15. September 2019 in St.Gallen, Switzerland, the anniversary. We are honored that Hombu Dojo-cho Mitsuteru Ueshiba, Asai Shihan, Tissier Shihan, Sugawara Shihan and a lot of other high ranked Sensei will teach us in this 3 days! There will be as well a special event for the children & youth! It will be possible to sleep in the dojo. We look forward to meet you on the tatamis! Everybody is welcome! There are waiting over 1400 square meters for you! ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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San Diego, CA: Aikido Shimbokukai Instructors Intensive, Sep 21-22, 2019 (AikiWeb System)

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 17:02
AikiWeb System: San Diego, CA: Aikido Shimbokukai Instructors Intensive, Sep 21-22, 2019 - 0 Replies

From: AikiWeb System on Sun, 11 Aug 2019 17:02:02 -0600

Posted 2019-07-16 10:20:33 by Lisa Tomoleoni News URL: [url="http://https://www.aikidoshimbokukai.org/instructors-intensive-2019.html"]http://https://www.aikidoshimbokukai.org/instructors-intensive-2019.html[/url] Join us for our annual Instructors Intensive, to be held at Jiai Aikido in San Diego. Open to all affiliations and lineages, and all ranks. People who are currently instructing as well as those with a desire to do so are welcome. Topics to be covered: Business Management Marketing First Aid for the Dojo Seminar Organization Japanese for the Dojo Children and Youth Program Structure Hope to see you there! ___________________ ~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, [url="http://www.aikiweb.com/news/submit.html"]click here[/url]. ~~~
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Escape from ikkyo ?? (David Skaggs)

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 19:50
Techniques: Escape from ikkyo ?? - 44 Replies

From: David Skaggs on Fri, 09 Aug 2019 19:50:30 -0600

[QUOTE=Aleksey Nikolaevich;354452]Aikido dojos are typically restrictive in what you're actually allowed to do during practice... so, no.[/QUOTE] Not all dojos practice under the same phiosophy. You would do after the reversal what the philosophy of that dojo dictates. If it's an escape then escape. dps
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Wendy Whited in Pittsburgh PA May 24-26 (Cherie Cornmesser)

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 18:22
Seminars: Wendy Whited in Pittsburgh PA May 24-26 - 1 Replies

From: Cherie Cornmesser on Fri, 09 Aug 2019 18:22:34 -0600

This seminar was cancelled and rescheduled for Sept 20-22 2019
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The purpose of Aikido? (Aleksey Nikolaevich)

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 00:33
Anonymous: The purpose of Aikido? - 116 Replies

From: Aleksey Nikolaevich on Wed, 07 Aug 2019 00:33:12 -0600

[QUOTE=John Cox;354340]stuff[/QUOTE] I completely agree. There's a lot of ignorance and resistance in Aikido community toward a style that is far superior to pretty much everything else being taught, and that style is Tenshin Aikido. It maintains the core Aikido principles and its non-competitive aspect, but at the same time it is infused with a healthy dose of common sense. It is the most technically sound version of Aikido, the most adapted to the modern times. Aikidoka who talk crap about it can never muster a coherent critique. Usually because they know nothing about it, and are afraid of it, too.
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Wendy Whited-Pittsburgh PA Sept 20-22 (Cherie Cornmesser)

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 16:05
Seminars: Wendy Whited-Pittsburgh PA Sept 20-22 - 0 Replies

From: Cherie Cornmesser on Tue, 06 Aug 2019 16:05:28 -0600

Wendy Whited will be at allegheny Aikido in Pittsburgh PA on Sept 20-22 2019 to conduct a seminar with Dan testing. Contact Garth Jones Sensei for details. Contact info can be found at [url]http://www.alleghenyaikido.com/[/url] This is a reschedule of the seminar that was posted for May 2019.
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Largest Hidden in Plain Sight Spiral Ever (Bernd Lehnen)

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 02:31
General: Largest Hidden in Plain Sight Spiral Ever - 16 Replies

From: Bernd Lehnen on Mon, 05 Aug 2019 02:31:16 -0600

So? Have a look, please.. [url]https://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/da-vinci-designed-double-helix-staircase-ch-teau-de-chambord-009689[/url] Best, Bernd
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best arts to cross train with aikido (Bernd Lehnen)

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 02:51
General: best arts to cross train with aikido - 8 Replies

From: Bernd Lehnen on Wed, 31 Jul 2019 02:51:48 -0600

After you understand aiki-do, why on earth should you .....? Best, Bernd
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