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Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan in Crystal Lake, IL, Oct 10-12, 2014

The Abiding Spirit Aikikai in Crystal Lake, IL will be hosting a seminar with Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan on October 10-12, 2014.  Details and a registration form can be found here.  Be sure to check with your fellow students at Chicago Aikikai, as several students will likely be attending and carpools may be possible.  Hope to see you on the mat for such a great seminar opportunity!

Third Friday Class for August

The special 3rd Friday class for the month is coming up this Friday, August 15th, and will have an Ukemi focus and be hosted by Tony Hudson.  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!

Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan in Milwaukee September 12-14

Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan will be in Milwaukee with the Milwaukee Aikido Club in September for a weekend seminar on September 12th, 13th, and 14th.   Here is a link to the flyer from Milwaukee Aikido Club, and here is a link to their registration form if you can register early.  Hope to see you there!

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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