Shukan News 17th October

Seniors class next Thursday 27th October at Nathan dojo

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1. The transformation of Egbert

Our roving reporter Mike found this great children’s book titled:

The Transformation of Egbert :

AIKIDO AND THE POWER OF HARMONY IN THE TRANSFORMATION OF EGBERT An Aikido Story for Children, By Richard Moon, Drawings by Chas Fleischman

Read The Transformation of Egbert

This is a book from The Power of Harmony Series. We wish to thank copyright- owner, The Listening Institute for making this contribution to the art of Aikido and for allowing free reproduction of this text as open source material.

© The Listening Institute.

2. Don’t forget our Christmas dinner November 26th

Just a reminder about our combined Nathan – Everton Hills dojo adults Christmas Party!! November 26th is our next Nathan grading day. The post-grading lunch usually held at the Dojo will be delayed until 6pm that evening for a Christmas dinner.

Date: November 26th at 6pm

Venue: Broncos Leagues Club is located just 8 minutes from Brisbane City at:

Fulcher Road, Red Hill Queensland 4059. Free parking is available.

Cost: $27.50 per person for buffet dinner

RSVP to by the end of October so that our booking can be confirmed. )*

3. John Birmingham – a real life aikido story

Here is something a little different. It is a wonderful story told by John Birmingham. Roving reporter Mike is on fire this week. We hope you enjoy it.

4. Interested in a 2-hour STREET-WISE Self Protection course?

Everyone welcome! No previous martial arts experience required. This 2-hour session is a must for every female! Learn how to protect yourself – not how to fight!

Register your interest now on

Time: 6.45-8.45pm Thursday evening 17th November 2011

Venue: Griffith Aikido Nathan dojo

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5. Thought for the week

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” Mother Teresa