Starts June 29, 2019
Ends June 30, 2019
10:00 - 13:00
680 California Ave, Irvine, CA 92617
$65 Sat / $45 Sun. Early bird discount of $90 for entire weekend is available until June 21st. $40 for full weekend: Special rate for Doshinokai members (Ikazuchi Dojo, Culver City Dojo, etc)
10-11am: Haruo Matsuoka: Body structure and connection
11am-12pm: Thierry Body: Introduction to Kaeshi Waza techniques
2:00-5:00pm: Ikazuchi Dojo instructor team: This session will introduce a set of aikido extensions – techniques and tactics outside of the classical curriculum that align with the principles, ethics, and movement patterns of aikido. We will explore defenses against non-traditional aikido attacks (like a headlock) and learn a series of shime-waza (choke techniques) that can be applied from a variety of aikido based entries. This 3-hour session will be taught by Josh Gold, James Young, Chris Jones, and Nastia Shuba.
10-1:00 pm: Culver City instructor team: This session will focus on kyu test requirements. This 3-hour session will be taught by Mitsunori Mano, Steaven Chen, Joel Kassay and Yuan Liu. The first half will focus on a few technical points from 5th and 4th kyu requirements. The second half will focus on other technical points from 3rd and 2nd kyu requirements.
This event is open to all levels and larger aikido community. Beginners are welcome to join this event.