Traditional Japanese Martial Arts for Adults
Aikido Seminar - Summer 2007
In August 2007, Aikido students from several Aikido schools from around the United States came together this summer to share in their knowledge and passion for the Japanese art of Aikido.
In this top Aikido picture, the seminar attendees practice a basic pinning Aikido echnique called Shomen-uchi Ikkyo. Pictured here is Andre Brown Sensei from Harvard Aikikai, and New England Aikikai before that.
Aikido students practice Katatedori Shihonage, a four-directional throw. Here a black belt from Boulder Aikikai trains with a senior student from Castle Rock AIKIDO.
Kenneth Furuya Sensei, 5th Dan, from Aikido Centers of Los Angeles makes some opening comments to the seminar attendees prior to working out.
Furuya Sensei practices a basic Aikido technique with Aikido student Daniel Hicks. This technique begins with Daniel intercepting a Shomen-uchi, an over-head strike.
Two Castle Rock AIKIDO students practice an Aikido technique that ends with a seated pin.
Aikido Seminar attendees listen intently as Andre Brown Sensei of Harvard Aikikai instructs.
Four Castle Rock AIKIDO students test for 5th rank under black belt, or go-kyu, supervised by Izawa Sensei and Furuya Sensei.