Traditional Japanese Martial Arts for Adults
Photos from a visit to
USAF's 2012 Aikido Summer Camp
Photos and commentary by Dojo Cho, Sean Hannon
With over 200 people in attendance, the mat was awfully crowded!
ABOVE: YAMADA Yoshimitsu Sensei, current President of the USAF, demonstrates Katatedori Nikyo.
RIGHT: OSAWA Hayato Sensei, one of the main instructors at the Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, was the featured guest of the summer camp.
ABOVE: Yamada Sensei overlooks his well-attended morning class on opening day.
ABOVE: Has anyone ever noticed the disproportionate number of smiles in Aikido class?
Castle Rock AIKIDO Dojo Cho, Sean Hannon (left) pictured here in front of the KAMIZA with USAF Summer Camp organizers Skip & Paige Chapman Sensei of Jersey Shore Aikikai.