Assisted by Lawrence san and Ladavas Sensei, Yamashima Sensei, 7th dan Aikikai gave an inspiring and successful course in the city of Barnaul, Siberia.
The, host organisers, Alexander and Helena Petrov, are to be complemented for their fine achievement in collected over 150 Aikidokas from around the region to enjoy this course which took place between the 14th and 16th of May 2010.
Here follows a photo video summarizing the event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3AGk-JNmS0
2. Report of the CABN demonstration at the 48th All Japan Aikido Demonstration, Nippon Budokan, Tokyo Japan
CABN Participants of the demonstration at the Nippon Budokan:
By invitation of Doshu Aikido, the CABN had the honour of presenting an Aikido display during the international section of the All Japan Aikido Demonstration. The participating yudansha members of the demonstration performed well and, as part of the demonstration, included techniques as taught by Masatake Fujita Shihan.
Here follows a video clip of the CABN demonstration:
3. Report of meeting Mori Shihan at the Hombu Dojo
The visiting CABN delegation to Japan at the end of May had the opportunity to meet with and train with Mori Shihan, 7th dan Aikikai, who will be supervising the up and coming summer school in the Netherlands.
In the photo (left to right: CABN Vice Chairman, Marcel Reijers; CABN Hospitality Chairman, Lawrence Warry; Mori Shihan; CABN Chairman, Ernesto Ladavas)
27th of May (09:00 - 12:00) CABN National yudansha exam at the Anton Geesink dojo, Utrecht