Cambridge Aiki Dojo

Cambridge Aiki Dojo courses 2018

Please note - Courses listed here are courses either hosted or co-hosted by Cambridgeaikidojo or courses members of our dojo are likely to attend, either because they are organised by the KAA or because they are in the vicinity of Cambridge. Unless otherwise stated, the courses listed on this page are open to everyone , regardless of grade or experience. It doesn't matter if you have been doing aikido for 10 weeks or 10 years, you can still learn something at a course, and your abilities will be taken into account by everyone you train with there. Practising with lots of different aikidoka will introduce you to endless nuances of this martial art, and it is always good to learn from other sensei

Always take your aikido association membership book or other proof of membership/insurance.Get in touch if interested in going


January

February

March

Mary Heiny, 6th Dan, in Burwell

16 - 18 March 2018

Mary Heiny started her Aikido journey in 1965 after watching O'Sensei teach a class at Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, Japan. The effect of this first encounter has inspired her through long hours of training and study. She studied Aikido at Hombu Dojo from 1968 to 1975. More info here

Times: To be confirmed

Location: Mandeville Hall, Burwell (CB25 0AR)

Cost: To be confirmed

Please contact Quentin Cooke from Burwell Aikido Club for more information and to book a space

April

Michele Quaranta, 6th Dan, Shihan in Cambridge

20,21,22 April 2018

Joint course with St Ives Aiki Dojo. As in the last few years, we are very much looking forward to welcoming Michele Quaranta to our dojo. Michele Quaranta was a student of Masatomi Ikeda Sensei for 20 years. He runs a dojo in Basel, and apart from the UK regularly holds regular seminars in the Czech Reputlic, Ireland, the Netherlands, Slovakia and many other countries

Times: To be confirmed

Location: To be confirmed, likely to be Chesterton Sports Cente

Cost: To be confirmed

May

June

JAC Summer Seminar

2 June 2018

JAC summer seminar, with instructors from all member groups, including Terry Ezra (KAA), Ian McCLarnece (BAF), Chris Mooney (Briankai), John Emmerson (DAN), Gordon Jones (UKA) More info here

Times: 11 am to 5 pm

Location: Freeman Quays Leisure Centre, Durham, DH1 1SW

Cost: To be confirmed<

Note: There will be a social gathering in the evening

Kayla Feder, 6th dan, in Burwell

1 -3 June 2018

Kayla Feder Sensei began her Aikido training in 1973 at the age of 9 and has trained continuously since then. She studied directly under Morihiro Saito Shihan, 9th dan traveling to Iwama, Japan in 1980. More info here

Times: To be confirmed

Location: Mandeville Hall, Burwell (CB25 0AR)

Cost: To be confirmed<

Please contact Quentin Cooke from Burwell Aikido Club for more information and to book a space

Guillaume Erard, 4th Dan Aikikai

16 - 17 June 2018

Former member of Cambridge Aiki Dojo, Guillaume Erard, now lives in Japan and holds a 4th Dan Aikido (Aikikai) and 2nd Dan Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu (Takumakai). He is also the media architect, archives director / webmaster of the International Aikido Federation. We are looking forward to him teaching a seminar here in Cambridge. You may find his website with lots of Aikido related interviews and movies intersting.

Times: To be confirmed

Location: Cambridge, exact place to be confirmed

Cost: To be confirmed<

July

August

September

Aiki Extension Event, Burwell with 20+ instructors

14- 16 September

A huge Aikido event in the vicinity of Cambridge, looking at Aikido on the mat as well as off the mat - more details to be revealed soon! <

Times: To be confirmed

Location: Mandeville Hall, Burwell (CB25 0AR)

Cost: To be confirmed

Please contact Quentin Cooke from Burwell Aikido Club for more information and to book a space

October

November

December

Always take your aikido association membership book or other proof of membership/insurance.Get in touch if interested in going

 

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