Happy New Year Milwaukee!

IMG_0427

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.

IMG_0429

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

IMG_0431

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

IMG_0434

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

IMG_0432

Joe Takehara and Yuki Hara holding court

Advertisements

About ChicagoAikidoClub

Chicago Aikido Club is non-profit organization dedicated to the free and creative exploration of Aikido in all its aspects – martial, physical and spiritual.
This entry was posted in Community, Dojo News, Events, Japanese, martial arts, New Years, Seminars and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s