Shodokan Aikido Newsletter 64 - enjoy

Update on Shodokan Aikido Federation (SAF).

Results from the July Shodokan Open Tournament with the new <18 years category for Teens.
Confirmation of the next Juniors Tanseikan Funday.

Mike McCavish, 5th Dan on tour in the UK.
Full schedule and many congratulations on his wedding!

From the York Aikido club their club profile [...]

Congratulations & Thanks to Sensei Rob

Congratulations to Sensei Rob Cardell for his 10th Year in aikido, with a BIG THANKS  from Sensei Chris, all the juniors, club members and Sunday aiki Mom & Dads for supporting Aikido South East.

Thanks to Gail Bennett (m 7736 026 066)  for the fantastic Caricature Chocokate Cake – completely devoured by the juniors and adults!!

Last night at the City Club with Phil Newcombe, 7th Dan

Calling all past members, present members, visitors and spectators of City University Shodokan – the last training session in this historic location will be next Thursday 30th August, 7:00 pm.  It is our pleasure to announce that Phil Newcombe, 7th Dan shall take the session as fitting completion to a chapter of over 25 years.

There [...]

Mike McCavish Sensei - Club Visits

Full schedule for Mike McCavish, 5th Dan across the UK.

Saturday 21st July | 11am – 2pm.
Jo and Bokken Aikido Seminar
Seven Islands Leisure Centre, 100 Lower Road, Rotherhithe, SE16 2TU.
Contact: Vanda Fairchild on 07957 403 578

Tuesday 24th July | 8pm-10pm
Thursday 26th July | 8pm-10 pm
Tunbridge Wells, Vale Royal Methodist Church, London Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent,  TN1 [...]

The London & Hove Aikido Festival 2012

This years instructors include:

• Satoru Tsuchiya, 6th Dan
• Scott Allbright, 6th Dan
• Michael Mccavish, 5th Dan
• Erik Dop, 4th Dan
• Matt Houlton, 4th Dan
• David Findlay, 3rd Dan

Shodokan Open Tournament Information & Entry Form

The annual Shodokan Open 2012 Tournament is confirmed for Saturday 7th July at the Dartford Judo Club.
Please see attached full tournament information and entry form.

Shodokan Open 2012 – Tournament Information

Shodokan Open 2012 ENTRY FORM

Deadline for Entries: Friday 29th June.

Referees and volunteers also welcomed – please let us know if you are available.

If for any [...]

The Shodokan training system

Tomiki Shihan discovered that the educational principles and randori training of Judo could be applied to Aikido. He devised a set of 17 techniques which could be applied in competition (the randori no kata) including striking (atemi waza) and wrist locking (tekubi waza). He also created a series of basic practices (kihon kozo) to help [...]

Congratulations to Shodokan Aikido Innsbruck

Great to see another new Shodokan club (That’s two in the same week).

Shodokan Aikido Innsbruck

Shodokan Aikido Newsletter 62 - April 2012

This issue of the newsletter begins with a message from Phil Newcombe, 7th Dan.

Shodokan Newsletter 62 – April 2012

The First ETAN Junior and Youth European Championship

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October 2012
Sport- und Feriencenter, Fiesch, 3984 Fiesch, Switzerland

Dear Aikidoka,

We have the greatest of pleasure in inviting you to Switzerland for the 1st Junior and Youth ETAN championships. This prestigious event will not only present you with an opportunity to compete against other Aikidoka from Europe but [...]