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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 […]

Shukan News 2nd July 2012

1. Mansfield/Mt Gravatt dojo cancelled class We apologise again for the sudden cancellation of the Mansfield/Mt Gravatt kids and new womens class last Wednesday. Circumstances beyond our control, and of which we were only informed upon getting to the dojo just prior to class caused the inability for classes to be held. Energex were putting […]

Shukan News 27th June

Beginners course starts Tuesday 3rd July – all welcome! 1. CANCELLED Ladies night tonight at Mansfield-Mt Gravatt dojo The ladies only class to be held tonight (6.30 pm Wednesday 27 th June) at Mansfield – Mt Gravatt dojo has been cancelled due to a power outage at the Adventist College.  We apologise for the inconvenience.  Classes […]

Shukan News 18th June

1. Mansfield-Mt Gravatt dojo wants you If you didn’t know, Mansfield-Mt Gravatt Dojo is now running children’s and adult’s classes on Wednesdays. Two kids classes run from 4pm to 6pm. Adult classes run from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Children’s classes have been steadily building since beginning in April, with a very handy word-of-mouth advertising having great […]

Shukan News 11th June

Looking for martial arts Brisbane? Learn aikido at Griffith Aikido If you have any contribution for the Shukan News (story, photograph, video), please send it via email to gary@garyweigh.com 1. First class at Mansfield – A Student’s Perspective It was great to have the adult classes finally kick off at Mansfield/Mt Gravatt dojo.   Classes were […]