I shall be a resident of the North County Aikikai Dojo for 3 weeks starting on June 6th. June 8th will be a special day with Aikido and weapon classes all day long followed by a barbecue party at the beach-house of the Brinsley family in the St Malo compound of Oceanside. Information will soon … Continue reading June 5th to 28th ’19 – Residence at California North County Aikikai (Solana Beach, CA, USA)
This long class will be held in the dojo of the Aikido Club Montilien. (Information on the poster) Classes will be mainly dedicated to taijutsu (empty handed) and boken.
This third and last mini-seminar at Vincennes’ Cercle Tissier will close the 2018-2019 season. I intend to continue next season, starting in September. Information will soon be available.
Book this date, for this second volume: bokken and jo.
Jean-Denis Roch is the teacher in charge at Dieulefit Aikido. I already visited the dojo twice these last two years and I very pleased to be given again the chance to meet Dieulefit Aikidoka. Classes will be mainly dedicated to taijutsu (empty handed) and boken.
The dojo, “Aikikai en Cévennes”, is listed in the Fédération Française d’Aikido et de Budo (Aikido and Budo French Federation) or FFAB whose technical director was Tamura Nobuyoshi Shihan. Kevin Bechir, 4th dan Aikikai so Hombu is the dojo-cho of “Aikikai en Cévennes”. He is a young, enthusiastic aikidoka who deserves all the support he … Continue reading May 18 and 19 ’19 – Week-end seminar in Saint-Martin-de-Valgalges, Gard department.
This is happening Friday April 26. This is the first volume of a series of special sessions dedicated to weapon practice. Bring a boken and a jo and possibly a tanto. We will go on with these sessions on a regular basis, hopefully once a month.
Hello everyone, I understand that it’s a bit far, but it’s such a pretty city and the people are so nice… If you notice something wrong on that poster, let me know, I’ll buy you a beer!
The mini-seminars series goes on with a new training session of 180 minutes of aikido and kenjutsu at the Cercle Tissier in Vincennes, near Paris. The Aikido fan club ‘Dozo Aikido’ has put a record of our last session on line. Check it out at https://youtu.be/zpTvSSYhpoI
This will be my first visit to the Dojo de la Roseraie in the city of Toulouse, a dojo established by Frank Noël and nowadays under the technical direction of Gaston Nicolessi. Frank is an “old” friend whom I first met on my arrival in Japan, many years ago. He has followed a captivating path … Continue reading April Saturday 13th / Sunday 14th ’19 – Toulouse, Dojo de la Roseraie