Chicago Aikikai enthusiastically welcomes back Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan (7th dan, Boulder Aikikai) for his annual three-day seminar in the Windy City, September 15 – 17, 2023. Aikido students of all levels and affiliations are welcome to register for training. Observers may watch for free. [Read more…] about Seminar with Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan (池田裕師範)
“July 30 Future Leaders seminar update!
Due to a family situation Qin Coe Sensei will unfortunately not be able to join us. Instead, also from the Chicago Aikikai and ASU, Patrick Miller Sensei will be our lead-off instructor at the event July 30. [Read more…] about Change in Instructors at Future Leaders Seminar Series Midwest
Chicago Aikikai member Qin Zheng Coe (2nd dan) will be one of the featured instructors at Future Leaders Seminar Series- Midwest sponsored by Aikido Shimbokukai. The seminar will feature four instructors from a variety of lineages and affiliations, each teaching one class. In addition to Qin Zheng Coe, the instructors are:
Michael Lynch Sensei, 2 Dan, Kenosha Aikikai, United States Aikido Federation
Al Sindaravicius Sensei, 3 Dan, Great Lakes Aikido, Aikido Shimbokukai
Gracia Watson Sensei, 2 Dan, Prairie Aikikai, Aikido Shimbokukai
The seminar will be held July 30, 2023, 9:30 am-1:30 pm (CST) at Great Lakes Aikido, 150 Fairway Drive, Suite 156, Vernon Hills, IL and also be live streamed.
Chicago Aikikai had a great turnout for its Nanadan seminar with instructors Tres Hofmeister (Boulder Aikikai) and Robin Cooper (Aikido of Madison) on June 9-11. Old and new friends from around the country turned up for a fun and informative weekend of training, exchange, making connections and renewing old ones.