Category: Newsletters

Shohei Juku Newsletter #375 – September 2019

21st Seminar in VancouverI was invited to a seminar hosted by Shohei Juku Aikido Canada (Ms. Tamami Nakashimada) and cosponsored by Vancouver Shomonkai (Mr. Masaru Kiyota). I left Japan on August 29th and returned...

Shohei Juku Newsletter #374 – August 2019

Student Alliance Freshmen Workshop On Saturday, July 6th from 12:30PM to 2:00PM, we had a workshop for the new members of All Kyushu Student Alliance at Tenjin Dojo. We discussed the Aikido history, practiced...

Happy 77th Birthday to Suganuma Sensei

Suganuma Sensei turned 77 today. Ga no iwai or toshi iwai are rights of passage marked upon certain birthdays. The 77th birthday is known as kiju (喜寿),  meaning “happy age”, “joyous year”, or literally “joy...