Monthly Archives: July 2017

BOOK REVIEW: Hapkido by Scott Shaw — Stories

Hapkido: Korean Art of Self-Defense by Scott Shaw My rating: 4 of 5 stars Amazon page When I picked up this book, all I knew about Hapkidō was that it was a Korean martial art, that it wasn’t a sport … Continue reading

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Chicago Nikkei Picnic 2017

On Saturday, August 5, Chicago Aikido Club’s host and supporter Tohkon Judo Academy will be co-sponsoring the annual Nikkei (Japanese American) Picnic together with Japanese American Service Committee. The event is free and open to the public. Organizers will be providing … Continue reading

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Special 1-Day Seminar with Wendy Whited Sensei

Chicago Aikikai will be hosting a special one-day seminar with Wendy Whited Sensei (7th dan, Inaka Dojo) on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Class times are 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm. The afternoon class will … Continue reading

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Swords, Bridesmaids and Heavy Metal (No, seriously)

as reported by Dwight Sora Something out of the ordinary about this picture Several months ago, Chicago Aikido Club received a rather unusual request. The maid of honor for an upcoming wedding was looking to do something different for the … Continue reading

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Saturday Summer Slam!

The newly opened Milwaukee Shobukan dojo will be hosting its 1st annual Summer Slam with Kay Sandacz Sensei (5th Dan, Inaka Dojo). The event will include four hours of training divided into morning and afternoon sessions starting at 10:00 am … Continue reading

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