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Working on Angles

AnglesThis week…

Principle: Angles
Technique: Tsuki
Ukemi: Strategies for safe falls
Weapons: 1-5 Ken and Jo Suburi, Roku no Jo, Happo Giri, Awase

“A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.” ~ Seneca

Thank you all for another fantastic weekend!

We had an absolutely wonderful turnout for our big Saturday event! If you weren’t able to make it, don’t worry it isn’t the last great event we have a Seminar Weekend coming up fast…
Make sure you are ready we have a great event coming up on Veteran’s Weekend.
More details to follow but don’t forget to mark your calendar.

This weekends recognized promotions.. 

Chris 7th Kyu
Lovely 6th Kyu
Dimitar 6th Kyu
Deacon 5th Kyu
Matthew 4th Kyu
Liam 3rd Kyu
Thao 3rd Kyu

We are very proud of all of you, and everyone who helped get you to this point in your training.

Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival

Demonstrations this weekend!

In case you forgot…

We have been invited to do demonstrations at another awesome community event. The Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival is going to be a super fun time and we hope you can make join us!

We will be meeting up at the dojo Sunday, September 10th at 10:00 and getting ready and moving out! Demo times is at 10:50 but all performers need to check in a half hour early. Come on by and get your Aiki on, details below.

Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Demo time – 10:50 – 11:15 a.m.

Location – Multicultural Mobile Stage in the Henderson Events Plaza

200 S Water St, Henderson, NV 89015

Demo time – 10:50 – 11:15 a.m.

Performers need to check in at 10:20am

Don’t forget…

Our Dojo Promotions, Ceremonies and Back to School event!

Saturday, September 16th, Starting with kids class and moving in to promotions at 10:30am. Certificate and belt ceremonies to follow.

Please let us know if you can make it by responding to this email or chat us up at the dojo.

Class is in session!

Welcome back to the class room and back to school!

Good day to you all,

We just wanted to take a minute to wish everyone a happy and safe beginning of the school year! Also, to remind everyone to take a minute to breath. Class is back in session and the beginning of the school year can be tough on everyone even if you aren’t actively involved in school. Take a moment, breath and remember the patience you learn at the dojo.

Here is what we are working on…
Principle: Moving with what you can’t see
Technique: Ushiro Ryo Kata Dori
Ukemi: Following mages movements
Weapons: Ken Suburi, Happo Giri, Jo Suburi, Roku no Jo

“From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.” – Aeschylus

 

upcoming events

Dojo Short Week!
8/21 – 8/30

The dojo will only be having a short week coming up, it looks like this…
Mon. & Wed.
Kids 5:10-5:55pm
Regular 6-7pm

Tues. & Thurs.
Lunch 12-1pm
Kids 5:10-5:55pm
Regular 6-7pm
Yoga 7:30-8:30pm

Friday
Regular 6-7pm

Saturday
Yoga 8:30-9:30
Kids 9:45-10:15am
Regular 10:30-11:30am

Sunday
Yoga 8:30-9:30am

RAD week here at the dojo

This week at the dojo…

Howdy Aiki Tribe, 
It is that time again, R.A.D. week is here and we are excited to have everyone take part. If you are brushing up on basics, preparing for your next promotion or are just wanting to go over some new material this week will be super fantastic! Come in this week and move your Aikido forward with all your aiki-buddies.

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” ~John D. Rockefeller