Happy New Year Milwaukee!


Joe Takehara of Chicago Aikido Club (CAC) together with Debra Mamura Belter, head instructor of Milwaukee Aikido Club (MAC) and daughter of dojo founder Mike Mamura.

The Milwaukee Aikido Club held their annual kagami biraki training and potluck on Saturday, January 30. Class was led by Joe Takehara of Chicago Aikido Club, an old acquaintance of the dojo’s founder, Mike Mamura.


Joe Takehara’s name displayed on the nafudakake (name plaque rack) of Milwaukee Aikido Club (MAC)


The party gets started. Left to right: Joe Takehara (CAC), Jim Carr (Lake County Aikikai), Yuki Hara (CAC), Jim Lauer (MAC)


Enjoying the potluck. Patrick Miller (CAC) and Jim Carr (LCA).


Joe Takehara and Yuki Hara holding court


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