Shukan News 7th May

Book now for the Murray Loader Aikido seminar 19th & 20th May.

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1. Time running out for Murray Loader seminar

brisbane-aikido-4Our much anticipated seminar with Murray Loader Sensei is now less than 2 weeks away and places are filling fast. Griffith Aikido members should pre-pay at class. Visitors should contact us on to register and pay at the door on arrival. For prices, scroll down to last week’s Shukan News.

Murray Sensei will be focusing on the “IMPORTANCE OF KI” in the following applications:

  • Taiso / Warm up exercises
  • Techniques – Real practical soultions
  • Weapons – Ken, jo and tanto
  • Kaeshi / reversals
  • Kuntai / Juntai / Ryotai – these levels of understanding will be explained further
  • Dynamic Randori (time permitting)

2. National Geograhic – Samurai Sword

When you have a spare 47 minutes watch this very interesting documentary which tracks the making of a katana from start to finish using traditional methods. The importance of the sword to the Samurai way of life is also explained.

3. No class tonight (Labour Day) at Everton Hills dojo

Just to let you know that The Hills PCYC will be closed for the Labour Day Public Holiday on Monday, 07May 2012, so there will be no Aikido training that evening. Adults will resume on Wednesday, 09May and Aikikids Saturday, 12May.

4. Thought for the week

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.” Origin Unknown