Eric Graf sensei holds 4th dan aikikai aikido and is a student of Michele Quaranta sensei and Masatomi Ikeda sensei. He currently practices aikido full-time, manages three dojo in Switzerland, writes books on aikido and gives seminars in Switzerland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Serbia and the Netherlands. Eric will be giving a seminar for the fourth time at Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht on 20-22 November 2015. See also Facebook and Google+ and reserve now.
From Friday 27 until Sunday 29 March, Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht organises for the first time a seminar with Miroslav Šmíd sensei, 4th dan. Many of us know him from the summer schools with Michele Quaranta in the Czech Republic. Reservation is recommended. See the poster in PDF and in JPG. Also go to Facebook for more information.
From Friday 5 until Sunday 7 September, Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht organises for the third time a seminar with Eric Graf sensei, 4th dan. teachers who inspire him are Ikeda sensei and Quaranta sensei. He has been studying Sanshinkai Aikido intensely and has written several books about it. Reservation is recommended, see also poster and Facebook.
On Saturday 23 en Sunday 24 February, Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht organises a seminar with Eric Graf sensei. He received in 2011 his 4th dan in Switzerland at the age of 34. Now, after more than 17 years of continuous and dedictated training, he will give a special seminar on aikido and aikiken in the Netherlands. Teachers who inspire him are Ikeda sensei and Michele Quaranta sensei. Reservation is recommended, see poster.
On Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November we organise a seminar with Jelena Vrzić sensei, 6th dan. She started practising aikido in 1979 in Belgrade, Serbia. She was the first woman to receive shodan in the former Yugoslavia. Now, after more than 32 years of continuous and dedicated training, she will be giving a seminar for the third time in the Netherlands.
Teachers and colleagues who inspire her are Stanojević sensei, Tada sensei, Fujimoto sensei, Hosokawa sensei, Ikeda sensei, Zucco sensei and Quaranta sensei. Characteristic in her trainings is breathing, jo and aiawase. Reservation is recommended, poster.
On Sunday April 1st (no joke) a short seminar was given in Almere by David Tesselaar, 2nd dan aikikai, from Yuki Mizu Kumo and Sander van Geloven, 3rd dan aikikai, from Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht. The theme was katadori men uchi. The seminar was held at the befriended group of Aikido Almere of Rudolf Dekker, 3rd dan aikikai.