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Third Friday Class for July

The special 3rd Friday class for the month on July 18th will be with Stephen Weinberg between 6:30pm and 8:30pm.  All students are welcome to train and are invited to stay after class to socialize.  Bring any food or beverages you would like, and anything you can share is always greatly appreciated.  Hope to see you on the mat!

Samurai Saturday Weapons Class with Whited Sensei

There will be a two class session with Wendy Whited Sensei at Inaka Dojo in Beecher, IL on Saturday, July 19.  The session will be focusing on the ASU kumitachi kata 1-12 and kumijo kata 1-6 as a refresher for testing.  Anyone who has basic knowledge of kumitachi 1-5 are welcome.  It is $25 for the session.  Don’t miss out on this great training opportunity with a great instructor so close to home!

Mudansha Testing

The special 3rd Friday class for the month of June will be dedicated to Mudansha training for the Chicago Aikikai and affiliated clubs.  Please join us on Friday, June 20th for Kyu testing at the Chicago Aikikai dojo from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  Attendees are also invited to stay after class to socialize.  Feel free to bring any food or drink you would like.  See you on the mat!

Class Schedule

  • EVENING AIKIDO:
    Monday through Thursday from 6:15-7:30pm
  • WEEKEND AIKIDO:
    Saturday 1-2:30pm & Sunday 11am-12:30pm
  • FREE INTRO CLASS:
    Every Wednesday 6:15-7:30pm, please show up a few minutes early to warm up.

Dojo Events

  • 06.20 · Mudansha Testing for Chicago Aikikai and affiliated clubs. Details here.
  • 07.02 - 07.06 · 2014 Summer Camp in Washington DC with Mitsugi Saotome Shihan and Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan. Details here.
  • 09.12 - 09.14 · Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan at the Milwaukee Aikido Club in Milwaukee, WI. Details here.

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