December 8th and 9th – Brooklyn Aikikai (Brooklyn, NY)

Brooklyn Aikikai is the perfect dojo. Its chief instructor, Robert Savoca, 6th dan, and his assistant, Kate Savoca, 4th dan, have done an outstanding work. Each week, the dojo offers  21 classes of Aikido and weapons as well as a Iaido study and Zazen and Misogi sessions. Kate Savoca Sensei is also in charge of a children … Continue reading December 8th and 9th – Brooklyn Aikikai (Brooklyn, NY)

From November 30th 2018 to December 2nd 2018 : Montérégie Aikikai, Longueil, Canada.

Like every year,  I shall teach a 3 days seminar in the dojo of my dear friends Joshua Layton and Marylène Gélinas. We shall practice Aikido, weapons and Iaido (Omori-Ryu and Shin Munen Ryu).   For more details, see the poster attached or go to http://www.monteregieaikikai.com/.  

Seminar incoming

Sunday at Vincennes On Sunday December 23rd 2018­, April 21st 2019 and June 2nd 2019 I shall conduct a class from 2:00pm to 4:30pm at the Cercle Tissier, 108 rue de Fontenay, Vincennes. For more details, see calendar wtih the poster attached.   Montérégie Aikikai, Longueil, Canada. From November 30th 2018 to December 2nd 2019: Like … Continue reading Seminar incoming

November 10 and 11 – Green River Aikikai (Greenfield, MA, USA)

Classes at Green River Aikikai are conducted by David Stier Shihan and Kathy Stier Shidoin both members of the Birankai group founded by Chiba Kazuo Shihan. We have been knowing each other for a long time and, besides Aikido, we also share various interests in the pictorial and music arts.  Infos : http://greenriveraikido.org/ [more detail]

4 seminars series in Paris

Hello, This year I shall conduct a 4 seminars series in Paris, starting on OCTOBER 14th. Here is the list Octobe 14th : Aikikai Péreire (information available on the attached poster) December 23rd : Cercle Tissier, Vincennes (information available on the attached poster) April 21st : Cercle Tissier, Vincennes (information available on the attached poster) … Continue reading 4 seminars series in Paris

Birankai North America 2018 Summer Camp – July 20th to July 25th : Puget Sound University, Tacoma, WA, USA

This 2018 edition of the Birankai group yearly Summer Camp is the 19th of its kind. It is the 4th camp organized since the passing of the group founder, T.K. Chiba Shihan. It is a great honor to be invited into the teaching body of this Summer Camp which includes Elizabeth Lynn Shihan, Neilu Naini … Continue reading Birankai North America 2018 Summer Camp – July 20th to July 25th : Puget Sound University, Tacoma, WA, USA

June 22nd to July 8th: Vitória, Sao Paulo, Rio – Brazil

This is going to be my first trip to Brazil where I shall successively conduct three seminars in the cities of Vitória, Sao Paulo and Rio. This visit has been organized by Leonardo Marques Câmara Sodré and Luis Gonçalves. Leonardo as well as Luis are longtime friends that I met while I was living in … Continue reading June 22nd to July 8th: Vitória, Sao Paulo, Rio – Brazil

May 29th to June 3rd : Newcastle – Australia

The Saku Shin Kan, the dojo of the city of Newcastle in Australia’s New South Wales State, is under the instruction of Darius and Gabriel Wingate-Pearse, both former students of Colin Hackett, a British aikido instructor who moved to Australia many years ago. Darius and Gabriel also spent a year in San Diego where they … Continue reading May 29th to June 3rd : Newcastle – Australia