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Kevin Choate Sensei

Born Into Life October 13, 1953 ~ At Rest December 1, 2012 God has given us a physical expression to serve for the refinement of our spirit within this world and the universe. To this end, we must nurture the … Continue reading

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Kevin Choate Sensei – In Memorium

News was received Saturday December 1st of the sudden and unexpected passing of Kevin Choate Sensei, head instructor of the Chicago Aikikai and influential figure to many of the aikidoka in the Chicagoland area and beyond. Choate Sensei’s teachings have … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Seminar with Saotome Shihan

The annual Thanksgiving Seminar with Mitsugi Saotome Shihan will be held at the Chicago Aikikai this year. Saotome Sensei is the author of the books Aikido and The Harmony of ┬áNature, Principals of Aikido and Living By Design. He has … Continue reading

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Chicago Aikikai Blues Seminar June 1st-3rd

The second annual Blues Seminar with Kevin Choate Sensei will be held at the Chicago Aikikai June 1st-3rd. This year’s focus will be about how too often aikidoka get trapped in technique and forget that technique is only the finger … Continue reading

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Midwest Bridge Seminar – An Aiki-Teen’s Perspective

This last weekend most of the members of my dojo and I went to the Midwest Aikido Bridge Seminar. It was quite a unique experience to work with many diverse people all of whom bring a different challenge to overcome. … Continue reading

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Ikeda Sensei’s Midwest Bridge Seminar – March 23-25th

Ikeda Shihan (7th Dan), the senior student of Saotome Shihan, Uchi Deshi to O’Sensei, is holding his first Bridge Seminar in the Midwest of the United States. Wendy Whited Sensei of Inaka dojo is handling the logistics of the seminar … Continue reading

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Aikido & Blues Seminar June 9th-12th

Chicago Aikikai┬áis hosting a seminar with ASU 6th Dan instructor Kevin Choate during the Blues Fest weekend. Enjoy excellent Aikido training during the day and Chicago’s finest blues under cover of night at locations throughout Chicago. Training $150 Thursday through … Continue reading

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