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A blog with some news, reports and articles from the Aikido community around the world.
Edited by Lawrence Warry & Ze'ev Erlich

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

May 2010

For the month of May, I receieved the following news items. Thanks to Vladimir (Siberia),
Olga (Singapore) and Daniel (Canada) for their entries.

1. From Siberia

Hello, dear Lawrence!
Aikido seminar with Yamashima Shihan, Ladavas Sensei and Lawrence san in Russia, Barnaul 14-16 May. All aikidokas around the world are wellcome. ;)

Best regards, Vladimir.

(Vladimir Vovk)

The Aikido group of Barnaul, Siberia, organised by Alexander Petrov have invited Yamashima Sensei, 7th dan Aikikai, for the first time to Siberia for a three day seminar. Each day will be full of lessons for all levels, for adults and children.

For more information, click here: http://www.aikikras.ru/content/view/55/1/

2. From Canada (Montreal)


- McGill Aikido will begin its «Spring Semester» next Tuesday, May 4th 2010 for a seven week period featuring Head Instructor Daniel Laurendeau assisted by Jarrod Jogie who is preparing for his Shodan test to be held at New-York Aikikai’s Christmas Seminar in December.

- Laurendeau Sensei celebrated his 25th year as Head Instructor at McGill Aikido in November 2009 with a Seminar featuring Shihan Yoshimitsu Yamada that was well attended by students and Instructors of many Dojos in the Eastern part of the continent.


Salutations chaleureuses.

(Daniel Laurendeau)

For more information, click here:

http://www.mcgillaikido.com/instructors.php


3. Special thanks to Yamashima Sensei for this message from Japan.


THANK YOU SEND ME A MAIL.
I HOPE OU ARE VERY WELL.NOW WE HAVE A GOLDEN WEEK AND I PRACTICE AIKIDO WITH JAPANESE FRIENDS.
NEXT YEAR PLEASE JOIN US.
YOU HAVE A NICE PLAN IN HOLLAND .I WANT TO SEE YOU YOUR FRIENDS IN HOLLAND.
YOROSIKU ONEGAI ITASHIMASU.

(Takeshi Yamashima, 7th dan Aikikai)

4. Trip to Japan

The Dutch organisation, the CABN, are sending delegates to Japan during the 20th - 30th of May
for a routine visit to the Hombu dojo and the All Japan Aikikai Embukai. The delegates will meet
Doshu Aikido and the Aikikai International Department for discussions about future deployments of
a hombu shihan for examination and seminars in the summers and winters. In addition, the CABN delegates have been invited by Doshu Aikido to participate in the All Japan Aikikai Embukai with the Hombu dojo's demonstration.

The CABN delegation participating are:

1. Ernesto Ladavas, 5th dan

2. Armando Braat, 5th dan

3. Marcel Reijers, 4th dan

4. Lex van Teeffelen, 4th dan

5. Rob Conradi, 4th dan

6. Robert van den Bosch, 4th dan

7. Silvia Marton, 3rd dan

8. Lawrence Warry, 3rd dan

9. Janny Paans, 2nd dan

10. Lijnie Rejiers, 2nd dan

11. Micah Hrehovcsik, 2nd dan

12. Eveline de Leeuw, 1st dan

13. Dominique Herbreteau, 1st dan


In addition, a cultural and Aikido trip has been organised together with employees of the EPO by the EAAC (EPO Aikikai Aikido Club) along side the CABN visit. The agenda is planned as follows:

Thursday 20th of May - Fri 21st of May.
Arrive/recover from jet lag & Welcome party at a location to be announced.

Saturday 22nd of May. (12:00 - 17:00).
All Japan Aikikai Embukai (all day).

Sunday 23rd of May. (12:00 - 17:00)
Sumo Tournament.

Tokyo Sumo Wrestling Tournament


Monday 24th of May.
Tokyo Budokan training (evening).

Panoramic Tokyo Day Tour - Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Bay Cruise

Panoramic Tokyo Day Tour - Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Bay Cruise, Tokyo, Full-day Tours

Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Location: Tokyo, Japan


Tuesday 25th of May.
Day Trip to Niko.
Photo of Tokyo Nikko National Park Day Trip from Tokyo Sacred Bridge







Wednesday 26th of May.
Day Trip to Mount Fuji.
Mt Fuji Day Trip including Lake Ashi Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo
Mt Fuji Day Trip including Lake Ashi Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo
Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Thursday 27th of May.
12:00 - 14:00 Visit to JPO.
18:00: JPO Training

Friday 28th of May.
Day Trip to Kamakura.
Kamakura Full-Day Walking Tour with Optional Rickshaw Ride from Tokyo
Kamakura Full-Day Walking Tour with Optional Rickshaw Ride from Tokyo

Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

Location: Tokyo, Japan


Saturday 29th of May.
Traditional Japanese Dance at the National Theatre of Japan in Tokyo
Party!!

Sunday 30th of May.
End of official program.

5. CABN Summer School with Mori Shihan

This year's CABN Summer School takes place from the 10th to the 15th of July in
Castricum, Holland under the supervision of Mori Shihan, 6th dan Aikikai assisted by
Leisinger sensei, 6th dan Aikikai, Ladavas sensei, 5th dan Aikikai and Braat sensei, 5th dan Aikikai.

Mori Shihan shall conduct the seminar and the black belt examination.
Included in the list of of candidates, three CABN members shall present themselves for
4th dan examination: Rob Boogaard, Silvia Marton and Lawrence Warry.

For more information about this seminar, click here: http://aikido-cabn.nl/cabn/

For a preview of Mori shihan, see the following embeded youtube videos ...




2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Just want to say what a great blog you got here!
I've been around for quite a lot of time, but finally decided to show my appreciation of your work!

Thumbs up, and keep it going!

Cheers
Christian, iwspo.net

Lawrence Warry said...

Hi Christian, Are you doing Aikido? If so where? Regards, Lawrence