There are two noteworthy seminars taking place this coming Saturday, March 4 at different dojo.
First up, there is a friendship seminar being held at Aikido of Havard (39 N. Ayer Stt., Harvard, Illinois 60033). The lineup includes Ken Purdy (4th Dan, Northern Wisconsin Aikido), Tim Spies (4th Dan, Ryoshinkan Dojo) and Terry Leonard (5th Dan, Aikido of Harvard). The seminar is divided into morning and afternoon sessions starting at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm, followed by a party starting at 6:00 pm. No mat charge, just a suggested $10 donation to contribute to the party. The contact for the event is Josh Weiser (firstname.lastname@example.org, 847-361-9714).
Then, Abiding Spirit Aikikai (829 Virginia Rd, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014) is hosting “Strikes and Slices” with Jeff Hempel (5th Dan, Aikido of Madison) from 12:00 pm to 4:00 PM. The seminar will focus on strikes and knife techniques.
Both events are open to all styles and affiliations.