Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Aikido Meets Karate: Some Cool Cross-Disciplinary (Martial Arts) Training in Chicago

Myself and some fellow students will be accompanying the senior instructor of our home dojo for some cross-training with Ravenswood Shorin-ryu Karate Dojo.

Originally posted on the Chicago Aikido Club's blog page.

Takehara Sensei at Ravenswood Shorin-ryu Karate Dojo

Monday, October 6  7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Jo Takehara with Aikido Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba
Jo Takehara taking ukemi for Aikido Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba at the Illinois Aikido Club
As part of a special karate class Takehara Sensei will talk about the mental aspects of budo, the fundamentals of Aikido and Ki energy. Also expected to be in attendance is Mr.Shojiro Sugiyama, former head of the Japan Karate Association of Chicago.
The class will be held at the Ravenswood Shorin-ryu
Karate Dojo at the Ravenswood Fellowship United Methodist Church four blocks from the Chicago Aikido Club at 4511 N. Hermitage. (Ring the Gym bell at the door)
Doors open at 7pm.
Please show up prior to 7:30pm.
Visitors should bring their own bottles of water as RFUMC is not equipped with a functioning drinking fountain.

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