Club member Luke Sims who just took his test for rokkyu (6th kyu) on Sunday, July 12 (Congratulations Luke!) is also pursuing a major in Product Design at Columbia College (with a minor in Environmental Studies). With a number of artistic disciplines under his belt (he studies drawing, painting, photography, writing, theater, music, glassblowing and dance), he volunteered to contribute a new flyer for the dojo this summer. The results you can see above.
Luke joins us from his hometown of Miami, FL. He has actually been studying aikido for a few years at other dojo. He was first introduced to the art by a friend of his father during middle school, but did not begin formal training until his senior year of high school. He has been part of Chicago Aikido Club (CAC) for little more than a year.