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Past Aikikai Ireland Events 2013 and other events organised by our Aikido friends

 

Aikikai Ireland Technical Committe Members to give Aikido seminar in Sligo on Saturday December 7th 2013

Sligo Dec SeminarOn Saturday the 7th of December Aikikai Ireland Technical Committee members Joe McHugh 4th Dan Aikikai, Eamon Coyne 4th Dan Aikikai and Trevor Pigott 4th Dan Aikikai will give a Winter seminar in Sligo Aikido Dojo, MCR Community Centre Mail Coach Road.The course offers plenty of training for the participating students with 3 Aikido classes on the day, one taken by each Sensei. The course will also offer eligible students the oppurtunity to grade. One session in the morning for 6th, 5th and 4th Kyu and another in the afternoon for 3rd, 2nd and 1st Kyu.After the seminar we will have our Christmas party in the Bistro Bianconi restaurant for some pizza and wine.

Course Schedule:
11.00-12.00 Exams 6th, 5th, 4th Kyu
12.05-13.00 Training 1.
Lunch Break.
14.00-15.00 Exams 3rd, 2nd, 1st Kyu
15.05-16.00 Training 2.
16.05-17.00 Training 3.

Cost:
€20 (€15 students and unwaged)

Contact: Tel: +353876693711 / eamoncoyne@gmail.com

 

PDFPoster: Sligo December 2013 Seminar Gradings.pdf (size 192 kb)

Venue: MCR Community Hall, Mail Coach Road, Sligo (see map below).

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Michele Quaranta Sensei in Wicklow on 18th, 19th, 20th of October 2013

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This will be the third course of 2013 that Aikikai Ireland will have the pleasure of having Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Sensei.

The course will be hosted by Ikeda Dojo Wicklow.

Schedule
Friday: 20.00-21.30
Saturday:10.00-12.00 and 16.00-18.30
Sunday: 10.00-13.00

Cost:
Cost: €50 All Seminar or (Fri €15, Sat €35, Sun €20)

Contact:
Phone +353 (0) 86101 96 68 Email: info@aikidoikedadojo.ie

 

 

Course Poster:
PDF thumbCourse Poster Michele Quaranta Sensei October 2013.pdf (file size: 674kb)

 

Accommodation: http://www.wicklowway.com/accommodation/roundwood.php

Location:

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Matthew HollandAikikai Ireland Aikido friends Aikikai Rathmines host Autumn course with Matthew Holland Shihan, 7th Dan

Aikikai Rathimines (http://aikidorathmines.com) and will host their Autumnr course with Matthew Holland Shihan, 7th Dan Of the Scottish Aikido Federation on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October 2013.

Date and Times:

Saturday 5th 2.00PM – 5.00PM
Sunday 6th 10.00AM – 12.00PM

Venue:
Aikikai Rathmines, Church of Ireland College of Education,
96 Upper Rathmines Road,Rathmines, Dublin 6.

Fee:15 euros for Saturday. 12 euros for Sunday or 25 euros for the course. Concession to those who travel: 20 euros).

Contact: Email: aikikairathmines@gmail.com or telephone 089-461-8885 or see http://www.aikidorathmines.com/


Michele Quaranta Sensei to give 18th Summer School in Slovakia 10.08.2013 - 16.08.2013


Michele Sensei in TrnavaInformation:
Arrival and registration:
Saturday 10.8., 13.00 – 15.00
Beginning of summer school:
Saturday 10.8., 17.00 – 19.00 - this day is not meals
Daily program:
7.30 – 8.45 Aiki-ken, Aiki-jo, Hojo - 9.00 breakfast
10.00 – 12.00 1st. aikido training, - from 12.05 lunch
16.30 – 18.30 2nd. aikido training,
End of summer school: Friday 16.8., 12.15 - finishing by lunch

Tariffs: 200,- EUR, trainings, 6 x half pension and accommodation included,
Form of payment: In cash during registration - Saturday 10.8.2013.
Summer sch. will take place in (also point of registration): GYM AŠK Slávia, Rybníková 15, Trnava.

Please do not forget:
For the summer school you can sign in ONLY after filling the application form, on latest 26.7.2013!!!
Signing in is BINDING! The number of participants is limited by 140 people.
You can take only some trainings.
Hakama - 1.st DAN Aikikai Hombu, JO, BOKKEN, TANTO the bring with you

Further requirements and application forms to:
Roman Ilavský, email: ilavsky@aiten.sk or http://www.aikidosaa.sk

Poster: PDFMichele Sensei in Trnava Slovakia 2013.pdf (size 364kb)

Registration form: ExcelTrnava Slovakia 2013.xls (size 127kb)


8th Summer Camp in Neuchatel with Eric Graf 4th Dan, Joe McHugh 4th Dan and Sander van Geloven
27th of July to the 2nd of August

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On the 27th of July 2013 the 8th Summer School in Neuchatel will commence. Teaching atthe course will be host dojo instructor Eric Graf 4th Dan and also Joe McHugh 4th Dan and Sander Geloven 3rd Dan.

The course will consist of Aikido, Aikiken, Aikijo, Hojo, Genkikai and meditation.

Further details can be found by visiting the Neuchatel dojo website here www.dojo-ne.ch

You can also see the poster by clicking the picture on the left.....

 

 

 

 

 


14th Summer Camp in Horni Branna with Michele Quaranta Sensei 6th Dan 29.6 - 5.7.2013

Horni Branna 2013

 

On the 29th of June through to the 5th of July Michele Quaranta Sensei will give the 14th summer camp in Horni Branna. Details as follows.....

Aikido, Aiki Ken, Aiki Jo, Hojo, Seitai a Genki Kai


Arrivals: Saturday 29. 6. 2013, arrivals and registration, 9 a. m. to - 3 p. m.
Opening: Saturday 29. 6. 2013, first training at 4 p. m.
Finish: Friday 5. 7. 2013 at noon, lunch and departure.
Price: Includes stage fee, full pension boarding and lodging in
300 Euro three star Pension 409, separate rooms with bathrooms, kitchen,
swimming pool, sauna. Due to limited number of places on request, this
option is on request only.

Contact and: Fill in the Registration form and send it to Katerina Balackova,

Registration staz.hbranna@email.cz., tel. + 420 732 954 951 till 30. 5. 2013



Poster:
PDFMichele Sensei in Horni Branna 2013.pdf (size 151kb)

Registration form: ExcelHorni Branna 2013.xls (size 23kb)


Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei in Sligo 28th to 30th of June 2013

Fiordineve Sensei in Sligo June 2013Sligo Aikido Dojo has the pleasure of announcing that Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei 5th Dan Aikikai will give a seminar on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of June. Classes will run from 11am - 2pm on both days in the MCR Community Hall, Mail Coach Road, Sligo.

We are also very pleased to say that Fiordineve Sensei will give a very special childrens class in the Sligo Dojo on Friday 28th of June from 6.30pm - 7.30pm.All of the kids in the class are looking forward to this very special session with Fiordineve whom is responsible for teaching the teachers of the kids classes in the Italian Aikikai organistion.Fiordineve has also just released a childrens Aikido DVD which is for use all over Italy. Here's to another great weekend of Aikido and craíc.

Schedule:
Friday 28th of June: Kids Class from 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Saturday 29th of June: Adults 11am - 2pm
Sunday 30th of June: Adults 11am - 2pm



Cost: All €40 (€30 students and unwaged), One Day: €20 (€15 students and unwaged)

Contact: Tel: +00353876693711 or eamoncoyne@gmail.com

Poster: PDFFiordineve Sligo June 2013.pdf (size 528kb)

Location:

MCR Community Centre, Mail Coach Road, Sligo. (See map below)

Click on links here for pictures from the [Adults Class pics..] , [Socialising pics..] and also [Kids Class pics..]


Aikikai Ireland Technical Committe Members to give one day seminar in Wicklow on June 22nd!!!

Wicklow June 2013Aikido Ikeda Dojo in Wicklow to host one day seminar which will be given by Aikikai Ireland Technical Commitee members Joe McHugh 4th Dan, Eamon Coyne 4th Dan and Trevor Pigott 4th Dan.

Venue: Moneystown National School, Co.Wicklow.

Course Schedule:
10.00-11.00 Exams 6th, 5th, 4th Kyu
11.15-12.15 Training.
Break.
14.00-15.00 Training
15.00-16.00 Exams 3rd, 2nd, 1st Kyu
16.00-17.00 Training

Cost: €20 (€15 students and unwaged)

Contact: Tel: 086 101 96 68 Web: www.aikidoikedadojo.ie

 

Poster: PDFAikikai Ireland Technical Committee in Wicklow.pdf (size 733kb)

Location:


Second annual charity seminar in aid of Foróige Sligo on Sunday 9th of June in Crib, Rockwood Parade, Sligo

Charity SeminarThe second cross style charity seminar of the Sligo Jiu Jitsu/Karate/Aikido Martial Artists will be held on Sunday the 9th of June in the Crib, Rockwood Parade Sligo.

The seminar will be in aid of Foróige Sligo. Well done to all of the Jiu Jitsu/Karate gang on nominating a very worthwhile organisation to donate too.

Everyone is welcome to attend this great course, anyone who has an interest in watching can do so no problem, you can also help by donating on the day too. Looking forward to the training already and of course the post training rehydration ;-)

Venue: The Crib, Rockwood Parade, Sligo

Date: 9th June 2013 11am - 4pm

Contact: Micky Downs 0876296933/Eamon Coyne 0876693711

Poster: Foróige Cross Style Seminar.pdf (size 310 kb)


Michele Quaranta Sensei in Bluestack Centre, Co.Donegal on May 31st, June 1st, 2nd, 3rd 2013

Michele May 2013Aikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Sensei will give the second of his three courses in The Bluestack Centre located in the stunning Bluestack Mountains, Co.Donegal from Friday 31st through to Monday 3rd June. The course is spread over 4 days and students can look forward to a multitude being covered by Michele Sensei over the duration of the seminar.

Friday:
4.00pm - 5.30pm: Registration and room/bed allocation.
7.00pm - 9.00pm: Aikido
Saturday and Sunday:
8.00am - 9.00am: Aikiken/Aikijo
10.30am - 12.30pm Aikido
4.30pm - 6.30pm Aikido
Monday
8.00am - 9.00am Aikiken/Aikijo
10.30am - 12.30pm Aikido

Course Fee:
Aikido Training and Accomodation only
€80 normal or €70 student/unwaged.

 

Please Note: Full attendance only, please return €30 booking fee to your dojo instructor by Monday 22nd of April. Book early to avoid disappointment course Only 28 Beds available. Beds will be done on first come first served basis. After 29th place people can sleep on tatami with sleeping bag.

Course Poster:
PDFMichele May 2013 Residential Summer Camp.pdf (size 426kb)

Course Location:
Bluestack Mountain Centre, Letterbarrow, Drimarone, Co Donegal.


View DonegalBluestacks.com in a larger map 

How to get there:
From Donegal Town, take the N56 signposted for Ardara / Killybegs. At the first roundabout adjacent to the Statoil Service Station take the roundabout exit signposted for Letterbarrow / MillPark Hotel / Bluestack Centre.
Pass the Mill Park Hotel entrance on your right hand side and continue along the road for approximately 6.5Km (4 miles), following the white signs for Letterbarrow & the brown signs for Bluestack Centre.
You will arrive at a "T" junction, take a right at the junction, signposted for Bluestack Centre. Then cross a small stone bridge and immediately after the bridge take a left.
You will pass O'Neills pub on your left and a small housing estate on your right. The Bluestack Centre is the large stone building located on the right hand side, adjacent to Drimarone Chapel.

About the Bluestack Centre :http://www.donegalbluestacks.com

The residential training camp with Michele Quaranta Sensei will be held in the Bluestack Centre, County Donegal.
The centre is situated in an idyllic tranquil location right beside the magnificent Bluestack Mountains in Drimarone, Co.Donegal, perfect for those looking for a quiet location away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and also providing a perfect opportunity to explore the wonderful Irish countryside.
The centre contains 28 bed accommodation, a fully equipped self-catering kitchen an impressive main hall, and also outdoor tennis/basketball courts.

Any further queries contact: eamoncoyne@gmail.com or +00353876693711

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Aikikai Rathmines host Matthew Holland Shihan 7th Dan in Dublin Saturday 25th / Sunday 26th May 2013

Mathhew HollandUpcoming Summer Course with Matthew Holland 7th Dan Summer Course in Dublin of the Scottish Aikido Federation on Saturday 25th / Sunday 26th May 2013

15 euros for Saturday. 12 euros for Sunday or 25 euros for the course.
Concession to those who travel: 20 euros).
Saturday 2.00 PM – 5.00 PM
Sunday 10.00 AM – 12.00 PM

Please check back here (http://aikidorathmines.com) for venue details closer to the date.

Email: aikikairathmines@gmail.com or telephone 089-461-8885
Poster: WordCourse Poster (MH) May 2013.doc (size 26kb)


Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei to give course in Heron Dojo, Dublin on 5th and 6th of May 2013

LOC STAGE DUBLINOHeron Dojo instructor Fiona Kelty will host Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei on the 4th and 5th of May 2013.

Times:
Saturday 14.00 - 17.00 Aikido - Aikijo - Aikiken
Sunday 11.00 - 14.00 Aikido - Jo - Ken

Cost: €20 per session, €30 for full Course, unwaged half price.

Location:
Clogher Road Sport amd Community Centre, Crumlin, Dublin 12

Contact: Fiona: 086 8095355 Or email: herondojo@eircom.net

Poster:WordFiordineve Dublin May 2013.doc (size 47 kb)
Website:
www.herondojo.com


Joe McHugh Sensei to give one day course in Belfast on 28th of April

Joe McHugh Sensei

Ikeda Dojo Wicklow instructor Joe McHugh will give a one day seminar on Sunday the 28th of April at the invitation of Martina Carmen Guenter of the Belfast Aikido Circle.

Training will commence from 11am to 3pm in the Chinese Welfare Association, 1 Stranmillis Embankment, Belfast.

For more details Contact Martina Carmen Guenter Tel: 0044 (0)7541504361 Email: martina.moritz@hotmail.com

Poster:PDFJoe McHugh One Day Belfast April 2013.pdf (size 30kb)

 

 


Joe McHugh Sensei to give course in Instioge, Kilkenny on April 13th and 14th of April

Joe McHugh Kilkenny April 2013 Joseph Kennedy instructor at the Kilkenny Budo club will host Ikeda Dojo instructor Joe McHugh Sensei on the 13th and 14th of April. The course is a follow on from the successful course given by Joe McHugh Sensei in November 2012.

Dates/Times:
Saturday 13th April 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Sunday 12.00pm to 2.00pm and 4.00pm to 6.00pm

Location:
Camphill Jerpoint. Thomastown.
Call Joseph on 0857245321 or mail budokilkenny@gmail.com
Directions on www.budokilkenny.com

Cost:
€40 (Concessions available)

Poster:
Word
JoeMcHughKilkennyApril2013.doc (size 512kb)

 


Michele Quaranta Sensei and Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei to co-host seminar in Prague 6th and 7th of April 2013

Michele and Fiordineve Prague 2013In the return leg of the joint colloboration between these two Sensei, Michele Quaranta Sensei has invited Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei to come to his dojo in Prague on the 6th and 7th of April 2013.

Times:
Saturday 10.00 to 12.00 and 16.00 to 18.30
Sunday 10.00 to 12.30

Location: School Bíla, steet Bíla 1, Prasgue 6 - Dejvice, Czech Republic
Price €35 for the whole course or €25 for one class

Contact: Halka Balácková, hbalackove@sexnam.cz, Tel: + 420 603 256 135
Website: www.aikido-praha.cz

Poster:
PDF
Michele and Fiordineve Prague 2013.pdf (size 322 kb)


Joe McHugh Sensei to give one day course in Belfast on 24th March

Joe McHugh BelfastIkeda Dojo Wicklow instructor Joe McHugh will give a one day seminar on Sunday the 24th of March at the invitation of Martina Carmen Guenter of the Belfast Aikido Circle.

Training will commence from 11am to 3pm in the Chinese Welfare Association, 1 Stranmillis Embankment, Belfast.

For more details Contact Martina Carmen Guenter Tel: 0044 (0)7541504361 Email: martina.moritz@hotmail.com

 

 

Poster:PDFJoe McHugh One Day in Belfast.pdf (size 29.5kb)


Aikido weekend seminar in Bratislava with Katsuaki Asai Sensei and Michele Quaranta Sensei

AsaiQuarantaOn Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of March 2013, Bratislava will play host to an Aikido seminar with Katsuaki Asai Sensei 8th Dan Aikikai and Michele Quaranta Sensei 6th Dan Aikikai.

Katsuaki Asai Sensei started Aikido at the age of 13 enrolling in Homdu dojo in 1955. Asai Sensei is the technical director of Aikikai Germany having been dispatched there by Kisshomaru Ueshiba in 1965. Asai Sensei has devoted his life to developing Aikido there ever since.

Aikikai Slovakia dojo Aikido San Shin Kai Bratislava is the host venue in what promises to be a great course with Asai Sensei and Quaranta Sensei.

For those of you interested in visiting the course and having a St.Patricks day with a difference!!

Posters with all the information can be found below and on the following websites here www.aikidosaa.sk and here www.aikidoskolabratislava.sk

 

Posters:PDF
Asai Sensei and Quaranta Sensei Bratislava March 2013
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Asai Sensei and Quaranta Sensei Bratislava March 2013 additional information.pdf (size555 kb)


Michele Quaranta Sensei 8th,9th and 10th of February 2013 in Sligo

Important Course Update Please Note:
Due to unforeseen circumstances the venue for the course is now Sligo!!!!

Michele Athbopy 2013February 2013 Aikikai Ireland will have the pleasure of Michele Quaranta Sensei conducting a seminar. This is the first of three seminars this year that Quaranta Sensei will give in Ireland. Due to unforeseen circumstances the course will now be held in the Sligo Aikido Club, MCR Hall, Mail Coach Road Sligo.

Class Times:
Friday 8th: 
8.00pm to 9.30pm All
Saturday 9th:
10.00am - 11.00am Advanced, 11.00am - 1.00pm All, 4.00pm - 6.00pm All
Sunday 10th: 
11.00am - 12.00pm Advanced, 12.00pm - 2.00pm All

Cost:
 € 50 for weekend ( Fri only €10, Sat only € 30, Sun only €20)

The weekend offers a chance for everyone to meet and train with new and old friends and socialise and have the craic too, everyone at Aikikai Ireland looks forward to training with Michele again!!!

Poster:
PDF
Michele Sligo February 2013.pdf (size 591kb)

Location: MCR Community Centre, Mail Coach Road, Sligo. (See map below)

Contact:
Eamon Coyne+353 (0) 87 669 371(Sligo Aikido Club)

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