The children will be attempting their grading at 5pm on Wednesday 28 June 2017 Parents are warmly welcome to attend. No children’s aikido classes in the school holidays Also, please remember that there are no kids aikido classes in the school holidays. The first class of term 3 will be at 5pm on Wednesday 19 […]
Annual Queens Birthday Weekend Seminar withMichael Field Sensei, No training on Wednesday 24 May – due to Syndal South Open Night, Children’s Aikido Gradings to be held in class on Wednesday 28 June 2017
The Institute of Aikido Australia is honoured to be hosting Kenji Shimizu Sensei. The founder of Tendoryu Aikido and one of the last personal students of Osensei Morihei Ueshiba. Shimizu Sensei style emphasizes natural large and clear movements that harmonize the flow of motion. Shimizu Sensei received the Japanese ‘Foreign Minister Award’, for his work […]
Pay for your child’s aikido training for term 1 2017. The term is 9 weeks long. Training every Wednesday from 1 February to 29 March. If you have claimed two free classes, or are joining mid term contact us to get a code to pay for a part term.
First of all, thanks to all students and their families who supported them in training with us during 2016. There are some changes to the schedule for the children’s classes in 2017. We are no longer training during school terms. Payments will also move to paying per term per child. I’ll post the details of the […]
The Aikido kids classes start again on 3 February. Please come to the Syndal South Primary School Hall at 4:45pm to help setup the mats. We look forward to another great year of Aikido training with the kids, and hope that you all had a great holiday over Christmas / New Year. Split Class We […]
Iwama Ryu Aikido as taught directly to Michael Field Sensei by O Sensei’s technical heir Morihiro Saito Sensei. Michael Field 5th Dan (1998) is the highest ranked, non Japanese deshi, to commence his Aikido career in Iwama Japan under Saito Sensei Hosted by Seikatsu Aikido at: 136 Sussex St, Pascoe Vale With Michael Field Soke, […]
You are invited to attend black belt gradings and seminar on this Queens Brirthday Weekend. Micheal Field Sensei will be overseeing the gradings and teaching the seminar. PROGRAMME SATURDAY (6 June): GRADING 9.45 AM – 3.00 PM. Tests, assessment & presentation of certificates Note. Participants are to bring their own lunch, no food will be […]
As soon as you concern yourself with the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticising others weaken and defeat you.Morihei Ueshiba
Each day of human life contains joy and anger, pain and pleasure, darkness and light, growth and decay. Each moment is etched with Nature’s grand design – do not deny or oppose the cosmic order of things. Joyfully look forward to each day and accept whatever it brings. Morihei Ueshiba
I often get asked “Sensei, how do I pay you?”. This post will walk you through the best and easiest ways to pay for your aikido training. The Aikido Maai website has eCommerce facilities – and you can pay for your training online through the Aikido Maai Shop. All online payments use PayPal – and you […]
All parents with kids in the Children’s aikido classes need to be aware that we run classes as usual at 5pm on Wednesdays through out the school holidays.
All senior students are invited to a special dan grading training session at Seikatsu Aikido 10AM – 12PM on Sunday 12 April 2015. If you are planning to grade to black belt or a higher dan grade this year, or next. Then I recommend that you attend this special training session. You can attend and […]
The kid’s aikido classes start again at 5pm on Wednesday 4 February (next week). I hope that you and your kids have had a great holiday and have come back refreshed and ready for the new year. We ask that you make payments for the classes through the dojo website. It’s very easy to subscribe […]
I hope that you all had a great Christmas and new year. Aikido training resumes on Monday 5 January 2015 with advanced class at 5:45pm with the Advanced class, followed by open handed at 7pm. Children’s aikido classes start in the first week of term, on Wednesday 4 February 2015 at 5pm. I am looking […]
It’s that time of year again; where some good calming breathing comes in handy as the world goes slightly mad before Christmas. This is one of the benefits of training Aikido. Gaining the ability to centre and calm yourself while those around you are getting all worked up. Important Dates for Aikido Maai The dojo will […]
Parents are reminded that Children’s Aikido classes run through the school holidays between Term 3 and Term 4. Class times remain at 5pm – 6pm Wednesdays at Syndal South Primary School, My Waverley. There will be some works taking place on the school hall over the holidays. These works will mean that the toilets will […]
Seikatsu Aikido & Grampians Aikido present Iwama Ryu Aikido as taught directly to Michael Field Sensei by O Sensei’s technical heir Morihiro Saito Sensei. Michael Field Soke is the highest ranked, non Japanese deshi, to commence his Aikido career in Iwama Japan under Saito Sensei Spring Seminar Hosted by Seikatsu Aikido at: 136 Sussex St, Pascoe […]
Filming for the website We are producing some short videos for the dojo website to help people better understand the benefits of training Aikido. It would be GREAT to have as many people on the mat for the classes that we are filming as possible. So I would like to invite anyone who has not […]
There’s a nice progression in this video of Saito Sensei demonstrating attacks with two hands held from the rear (ushiro ryote dori).