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Aikido Veteran of 40 Years
by Cheryl Matrasko
Review of John
Stevens' 2003 East Coast Seminar by Ron Tisdale
Review of Koichi Kashiwaya 2004
Chicago Aikido Seminar - by Subir Trivedi
Pinnacle Martial Arts Academy
by Jeff Bowden
On Saturday, June 8,
2002, Pinnacle Martial Arts Academy, located in Jeffersonville, PA,
hosted an all day seminar that included instruction from Lower
Providence Aikido’s Chief Instructor, Jeff Bowden Yondan, and Aikido
Association of Broomall’s Chief Instructor, Mark Dorfman , Sandan . .
Kitchener-Waterloo Ki Aikido
host Aikido, Hers and His
by Dan Leclair
The weekend of October 26th to 28th, 2001,
several members of Ryurei Aikido Ottawa
accompanied Bussell Sensei to Kitchener, Ontario where Ryurei Aikido, Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo Ki Aikido jointly
hosted a seminar. The Instructors were Peter Bussell and Cheryl Matrasko of the
Northwestern University Aikido Dojo.
Aikido at Crystal Palace, UK
Saturday the 13th October, Sensei Frank Burlingham of Broadland Aikido Club - 4th Dan IOA,
4th Dan UKA traveled to Crystal Palace to Teach on the national British Aikido Board
Amos Lee Parker Shihan
Aikido Yoshinkan Sacramento Aikido Yoshinkan Sacramento recently hosted
3 Aikido clinics featuring Amos Lee Parker Shihan. These clinics took place from April 19
- 21, 2001 at our dojo in Orangevale, CA.
the Test by
On May 17th, 2001, seven Aikido students from Corpus Christi, Texas flew
to Ventura, California to test under Larry Reynosa, Chief Instructor of Makoto Dojo.
in Great Britain
by Chris Metcalfe
On the 19th & 20th of May, The Big Three Aikido Course took place at Waveney
Leisure Centre in Lowestoft. Featuring some of the
most renown Aikido teachers in England, Mr. Hayden Foster 7th Dan, Mr. William Smith 6th Dan, and Mr. Thomas Moss, 5th
Training at Shikikan Dojo -
by Jorge Garcia
Dojo in Houston, Texas, is very fortunate to have Shihan Hiroshi Kato
come to Houston twice a year to lead the summer and winter trainings.
Promotions - By Chris Metcalfe.
Promotions from our friends in England.
Successful Seminar in Great Britain
by Chris Metcalfe
Attracts Over 140 Aikidoists
The successful Big Three
Seminar hosted over 140 Aikidoists of various federation affiliations, dojos and styles of
Aikido from all over Great Britain.
Hayden Foster - 7th Dan, William Smith, 6th Dan,
and Thomas Moss, 5th Dan.
are the Answers by an Anonymous Aikidoist This is a heartfelt piece
from a reader, expressing grief and loss after a friend's untimely
death. In confusion and anguish, he finds himself deeply immersed in
working out during Aikido class.
with Nick Lowry:
Nick Lowry, is Chief Instructor of the Windsong Dojo, in Oklahoma
City, Oklahoma. He holds the following ranks: rokudan (6th dan) in Aikido, godan (5th
in Judo, and rokudan in Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo.
Michio Hikitsuchi 10th Dan 1978
(C. Matrasko as uke)
© 1978 C. Matrasko
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