Max, Patric, Ernst and David successfully completed the 2nd kyu examination and Raphaël succesfully completed the 4th kyu examination on Monday January 30. Thanks go to David Tesselaar of Yuki Mizu Kumo for being extra uke. Congratulations go to all and to Maaike, Joren and Eddy who passed their 6th kyu examination mid December.
On Thursday 26 January we have an open training from 19.30 until 21.30 at Van Lieflandlaan 117. This free introduction is accessible for everyone who is interested in aikido. Bring long sports trousers, t-shirt, flipflops and a towel. For more information or to register, contact us.
On 11th and 15th of August David Tesselaar has led the trainings as guest teacher. He is dojocho of Yuki Mizu Kumo, a befriended group in Amsterdam. He himself trains with Domenico Zucco sensei, 6th dan, and Hiroshi Tada sensei, 9th dan. In the trainings also some basics for the 38 jo kata were practised.
Like every year, also this year was a members’ day in the month of May. On a sunny Sunday afternoon of the 8th, we practised outdoor the first kata of Ikeda sensei. After having done an intensive training we closed the members’ day with a healthy barbecue.
Yuki Mizu Kumo from Amsterdam had invited Jelena Vrzić from Belgrade, Serbia, to the Netherlands. On Thursday evening the 10th of March a joined training at Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht was held. It was a delight to welcome this sensei again and receive guests from different groups in Amsterdam and Utrecht.
Thursday 3rd of February, David Tesselaar of Yuki Mizu Kumo from Amsterdam has given a guest lecture of one hour. A kyu examination was held subsequently. Hereby congratulations go to M.C. Keuken who passed the examination and with that has obtained the third kyu.
Yuki Mizu Kumo from Amsterdam had invited Jelena Vrzić from Belgrade, Serbia, as guest in the Netherlands. Together with Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht a training was organised on Monday evening the 22nd of November in Utrecht. Many thanks to out to Budo Akademie Shudo Kan for a joint training in their dojo.