Aikido Seminar and Demonstrations by Senior Instructors
Saturday May 2, 2015
To honour the Founder of Aikido: Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969)
Jericho Hill Gym, 4196 West 4th Ave. Vancouver, BC.
From 3:30 to 5pm Instructors (2nd to 7th degree black belts) from various Aikido clubs in B.C. will demonstrate their art reflecting their 15 to 50 years of training and teaching.
The Demonstration is open to the public and there is no fee for spectators.
It will be at the Jericho Hill Gym, 4196 West 4th Ave. Vancouver, BC.
Free parking available.
Ishu Ishiyama, 7 dan Shihan will conduct the training seminar of 3 classes at the Jericho Hill Gym, 4196
West 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC
Registration starts at 11:30 Classes at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 pm
Children welcome to join the 2:30 class
Fees for participants:
Full seminar: $30, $20 students or $15 per class,
Campbell River Seminar with Scott MacPhail & Peter Helmer Senseis
Saturday April 25th & Sunday 26th in Campbell River
Scott MacPhail Sensei will be teaching the the Seminar.
Peter Helmer Sensei will teach the warm-up class on Saturday, and he is teaching the weapons class on Sunday.
Kids are welcome to attend if their instructors feel they are ready. Younger children (10 & under) are welcome to attend the first class each day, older kids may participate in as much of the seminar as their instructors feel they are capable of.
10:00 am Registration 10:30 am – 11:10 am Warm Up Class 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Class 1 Lunch Break 1:15 pm– 2:15 pm Class 2 2:20 pm – 3:20 pm Class 3 3:30 pm Kyu Grading
10:00 am – 11:15 am Class 1 11:30 am – 12:45 am Class 2 (Weapons)
Working Adults Non-Working/ Students Saturday $45 $30 Sunday $25 $20 Both Days $60 $40
Kids 10 & under $10 for 1 day or $15 for both.
The Seminar will be held at the Campbell River Judo Club at 450B Merecroft Rd.
It is behind the Campbell River Youth Soccer Association & across the street from Christian Life Fellowship. Links to Maps & street-view image of the dojo:
There will be a pot-luck dinner / social gathering to follow, details will be provided at the seminar.
Comfort Inn: $102/night based on up to 4 people per room (2 queen beds). $10 extra per person beyond 4. (brand new – opens about 3 weeks before the seminar)
Best Western: $98/night based on 4 occupants.
Billets can also be made available, with enough notice, to those who need them. Please contact Mike at 250-204-2177.
Miyamoto Shihan Seminar – East Vancouver
March 6-8 2015
East Van Aikikai (formerly Gastown Aikikai) is pleased to announce that Miyamoto Shihan, a 7th Dan senior instructor from Aikikai Hombu Dojo, will be teaching a seminar in Vancouver, B.C. March 6-8, 2015. Miyamoto Sensei was last in Vancouver 20 years ago at the BCAF summer camp. Next year commemorates 40 years since Miyamoto Sensei entered Hombu Dojo as an uchi-deshi under the Founder’s son, Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba.
East Van Aikikai hosting at: Empire Landmark Hotel Vancouver BC
Saturday 10-noon, 1:30-3:30
Whole Seminar $150.00 (Early $135.00 until Jan. 31/2015) Friday $30.00 Saturday $80.00 Sunday $40.00
Miyamoto Sensei is known for his dynamic and powerful techniques and travels the world giving seminars and demonstrations. This is an exciting and excellent opportunity for students of all ranks and affiliations to practice together in the spirit of Aiki established by the Founder.
Contact: Steve Watson
More information: eastvan.aikikai.ca/