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Martial arts brisbane – About Ki

When looking for martial arts Brisbane and you are not into kicking and punching consider a highly refined art that has a significant internal aspect. I am referring to the concept of Ki. It is integral to the relaxed power that drives the art of Aikido. Training with correct internal principles is just as important […]

Aikido Brisbane Shukan News

Griffith Aikido Brisbane Exciting News – Michael Karkkainen Sensei at Everton Hills soon Michael Karkkainen Sensei will be teaching at Griffith Aikido Brisbane Everton Hills dojo on Monday nights 8th July and 22nd July. Michael is a 5th Dan instructor and usually teaches at Nathan on alternate Tuesday nights. Everton Hills members should not miss […]

A Tribute to Jutta Dowdy

I guess it had to happen sometime. Sadly, and after all these years, Jutta Dowdy has stepped down from active involvement with Griffith Aikido. Without Jutta around, things will never be quite the same. Jutta has been the Matriarch of our club since well before I started learning Aikido. For decades, she has been there […]

Seminar Roundup 2/2/13

Chicko Sensei visits Griffith Aikido (Nathan dojo, Brisbane) We are fortunate to have two different post seminar reports written by two of Griffith Aikido’s yudansha members. Michael Nash (shodan – Nathan dojo) and Craig Boyd (nidan – Everton Hills dojo). We will start with Michael’s account. Those of us that have trained with Chicko Sensei […]

Australia Day Grading – Everton Hills

There are many ways to celebrate Australia Day. We at Everton Hills decided that a grading was the way to go. On reflection, it was probably a risky proposition given the long weekend and the bad weather. Notwithstanding, we had a good turnout. Big thanks to all those who braved the elements to support their […]

The Everton round up!

On Saturday the 15th we had Sensei Thom Hansen, (one of the most senior instructors in Brisbane aikido) visit and he delivered another great class, which included Tenchi Nage , and also some back to basics on “Moon Shadow”. We had a great turn out and there was plenty of opportunities to train with different […]

Shukan News 23rd July 2012

BEGINNERS COURSE When: Tuesday, 7th August 2012 Where: Nathan Dojo Time: 6.45pm Please wear comfortable clothes. AUGUST GRADINGS When: Saturday, 25th August 2012 Where: Nathan Dojo Time: 10.30am Please bring a plate to share. 1. Mansfield/Mt Gravatt Dojo – Wednesday class cancellation Unfortunately circumstances beyond our control have resulted in the inability to hold the […]

Shukan News 16th July 2012

1. Mansfield/Mt Gravatt Ladies only class Mansfield/Mt Gravatt dojo will be running a ‘ladies only’ class on Wednesday 25th July. If you have never tried Aikido and feel uncertain or lack the confidence to start out in a mixed class then this class may be for you. As with other martial arts Aikido does require […]

Shukan News 9th July 2012

Monday 9th July 2012   1. Sneak Peek at the Thursday’s training In the 11 June edition of Shukan news we featured some spectacular vision of Aikido master Christian Tissier. Mike Nash will be exploring some aspects of Tissier’s style at this Thursday night’s training. Please review this video in preparation for Thursday’s class. Mike […]