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Kinjo Aikido Dojo
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Aikido and Self Defense
Aikido catches a lot of criticism from other martial arts for its lack of Real World effectiveness and competition. This is all well-deserved. I had a thought this morning about martial arts practice, and specifically aikido: Practicing aikido for self defe...
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Weapons this week: 31 jo kata/kumijo
Open-hand attack: yokomen-uchi

This Saturday, 8/5 we will have a workshop at the dojo from 12:30 to 2:30 followed by bbq. Come on out!

The dojo will be CLOSED from August 18th through August 25. Regular schedule will resume on Monday, August 28th.

See you on the mat (but not 8/18-8/25)!
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Brian G took his nidan test during our seminar with Pat Hendricks shihan last weekend (6/10).

Great job Brian and ukes!
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Our seminar last weekend (June 10-11) with Hendricks Shihan was a success! We had a great turnout and awesome support from local dojos even though their styles were different.
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2017 Pat Hendricks Colorado Seminar
Kinjo Dojo will be hosting Pat Hendricks Shihan in CO, June 10-11, 2017. Seminar information on kinjo-dojo.org on Facebook Hope to see you there!
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Weapons this week: Kumi-tachi
Open-hand attack: kata and ryo-kata dori

Tonight is the first Monday of March so we'll have weapons from 7:30-8:30.

Couple of upcoming events:
- Charles-sensei will be teaching a workshop at Henderson Aikido this Friday and Saturday (3/10-11); Tyffany will be teaching at Kinjo Friday night
- Pat Hendricks Shihan will be teaching a seminar hosted by Kinjo Dojo June 10-11. Mark your calendar! We will have a planning session after class on Friday, March 24th (7:30).

See you on the mat!
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Happy New Year!

We will have our Keiko Hajime practice tonight from 7-8pm.

Depending on how many people are on the mat, we'll plan to bring in 2017 with the 31 jo kata/kumijo followed by a New Year's mat cleaning!

Weapons this week: 31 jo kata/kumijo
Open Hand Attack: Kata-dori and ryo-kata
See you on the mat!
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Thank you to everyone that came out for our last practice of 2016, looking forward to training in 2017!
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Happenings this week:

- weapons: 13 kata/kumijo (see video!)
- open-hand attack: shou-men-uchi
- Keiko Osame (last practice of the year) is on Friday from 6-7, followed by pot-luck party at sensei's.

Video: Pat Hendricks shihan showing the 13 kumi-jo with the counts from her recent seminar in Chile, check it out!
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