Monthly Archives: April 2015

In Memoriam – Donald Levine (1931 – 2015)

Last weekend, Professor Donald Levine of the University of Chicago, a good friend of the Chicago Aikido Club, passed away on April 5 after a long period of illness. A professor of sociology, Professor Levine began studying aikido in his 40s, eventually … Continue reading

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Happy 84th Takehara Sensei

Dr. Joe Takehara (竹原譲), senior instructor of Chicago Aikido Club (CAC) and a founding member of the original Illinois Aikido Club celebrated his 84th birthday on Saturday, April 4 at a party organized by his daughter Susanne. The lively gathering was attended … Continue reading

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