Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fall-A-Thon Fundraiser at Aikido Shimboku Dojo

Lisa Tomoleoni Sensei has extended an invitation for their annual Fall-A-Thon to raise funds for their sister organization the Japanese Culture Institute starting 10:00am on Saturday, June 11. Sponsored participants see how many times they can be thrown in 15 … Continue reading

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Self-Defense Workshop – June 24th

Luis Vera has been in touch with Chicago Community Health Workers (CHW) Local Network about the club providing a self-defense class. The class may be filmed and broadcast on Telemundo to help highlight the work of CHW. The class is scheduled … Continue reading

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Jo Takehara’s 80th & 50th surprise party

On Saturday, April 30th the Chicago Aikido Club honored Jo Takehara Sensei for 50 years of studying and sharing the art of Aikido and for his 80th birthday, which had occurred earlier in the month. Festivities took place at Café Furaibo … Continue reading

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Fight Jam: Way of the Samurai – May 18th

Fight Jam Chicago is a stage combat (fighting for the stage as performed by actors) training group that holds monthly workshops on various stage combat topics. Members of the Chicago Aikido Club will be assisting in a workshop based around the Samurai … Continue reading

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