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2017 Asian American Heritage Month Festival Aikido Demonstration

Left to Right: Luke Sims, Joe Grospe, Ed Reiff, Dwight Sora The combined ASU dojo Aikido demo made a successful return appearance to the Asian American Coalition Annual Festival (in celebration of Asian American Heritage Month) at Richard J. Daley … Continue reading

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Pics from 2017 Illinois Martial Arts Hall of Fame Banquet

The Illinois Martial Arts Hall of Fame held its annual banquet on Saturday, April 1 at Abbington Distinctive Banquets in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Chicago Aikido Club senior instructor Joe Takehara was among this year’s inductees, sharing the stage with 17 … Continue reading

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Visit to Tenshinkan Dojo

On Wednesday, April 20, several members of Chicago Aikido Club were guests of Tatsuo Toyoda Sensei and his students at Tenshinkan Dojo (headquarters of Aikido Association of America), based at Japanese Culture Center in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Instruction … Continue reading

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Tohkon 2016 Kagami Biraki Video

Thanks to Chicago Aikikai member Alexander Hindley for providing some video of Chicago Aikido Club‘s recent demonstration at Tohkon Judo Academy‘s kagami biraki celebration on Saturday, January 9.            

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Photos from the Illinois Japan Bowl (March 7, 2015)

The Japan America Society of Chicago (JASC)  very kindly shared some photos from Chicago Aikido Club‘s demonstration at the Illinois Japan Bowl held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at North Central College in Naperville.                                   Featured in photos: … Continue reading

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A Touch of Zen

CAC members Dwight Sora and Patrick Miller explaining aikido at the Zen Life & Meditation Center of Chicago (photo by June Tanoue) On Sunday the 22nd, members of the Chicago Aikido Club were guests of the Zen Life & Meditation Center of Chicago … Continue reading

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Introducing

“Samurai” Jack Diego Kim 義賢 Salud Sora Son of Czerina Salud and Dwight Sora Joined the dojo July 5th 6 lbs 4 ounces 19 inches In his relatively short time with us he has already achieved the rank of 1st … Continue reading

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2014 Day of Remembrance – Sunday, February 16, 2014 – Performance

Heart Mountain: Conscience, Loyalty, and the Constitution CAC member Dwight Sora will be participating as an actor in “Heart Mountain: Conscience, Loyalty, and the Constitution,” a new work commemorating the 2014 Day of Remembrance. This day is an annual observance … Continue reading

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Fall poster

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3rd annual Southeast Wisconsin Friendship Seminar

Aikido of Wales and Aikido of West Bend will be co-hosting a Friendship Seminar on Saturday, September 21 at 10-12 and 2-5. There is no fee for the seminar. Instructors: Dwight Sora – Chicago Aikido Club Kerry Connell – Aikido … Continue reading

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