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Past Aikikai Ireland Events 2015 and other events organised by our Aikido friends

 

Aikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan to give seminar in Phoenix Dojo Dublin

Michele Dublin 2015Aikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan will give his first seminar in the Phoenix Dojo Dublin.

Host dojo instructors Barry McGee Sensei and Eddie Murray Sensei are really looking forward to hosting Michele Shihan and the seminar as are the rest of the Aikikai Ireland gang and other Aikido friends to attending, look forward to seeing you there folks

Details below....


Venue:
The Studio, Clogher Road Sports & Community Centre, Sundrive Crumlin, Dublin 12

Class Times:
Sat:
11.00 - 13.00
15.00 - 17.00
Sun:
11.00 - 12.30
14.00 - 15.30

Cost: €50 (€40 students/unemp)

Info: Tel 085 7200235 / 086 3480406

Course Poster:
PDF thumbAikikai Ireland Michele Quaranta Shihan Phoenix Dojo Dec 2015.pdf (size 1.6 mb)

Location:

 


East Coast One Day Seminar and Kyu Gradings 14th of November Hosted by Phoenix Dojo

East Coast Aikikai Ireland November 2015Aikikai Irelands Phoenix Dojo will host an East coast seminar where Joe McHugh Sensei 4th Dan and Trevor Pigott Sensei 4th Dan will teach at the saminar eligible Aikikai Ireland students will have the chance to grade.

Details as follows...

Venue:
The Studio, Clogher Raod Sports & Community Centre, Sundrive Crumlin.

Date:
Saturday 14th of November

Class Times:
11.15 - 12.15 Aikido Training 1
12.15 - 13.15 Exams Kyu
13.15 - 14.15 Aikido Training 2

Cost:
€20 (€15 students/unwaged)

Info:
085 7200235 / 086 3480406

 

Course Poster:
PDF thumbAikikai Ireland East Coast Seminar November 2015.pdf (size 6mb)

Location:

 


West Coast One Day Seminar and Kyu Gradings 15th of November Hosted By Sligo Aikido Dojo

Aikikai Ireland West Coast Seminar November 2015Aikikai Ireland's Sligo Aikido Dojo will host an West coast seminar where Eamon Coyne Sensei 4th Dan, Declan Bray Sensei 3rd Dan and Tony McHugh Sensei 3rd Dan will teach at the seminar eligible Aikikai Ireland students will have the chance to grade.

Details as follow...

Venue:
MCR Hall, Mail Coach Road, Sligo.

Date:
Sunday 15th of November

Class Times:
12.00 - 12.55 Aikido Training 1
13.00 - 14.00 Aikido Training 2
14.00 - 15.00 Lunch
15.00 - 16.00 Exams Kyu
16.05 - 17.00 Aikido Training 3

Cost: €20 (€15 students/unwaged)

Info: 0876693711 / eamoncoyne@gmail.com

Course Poster:
PDF thumbAikikai Ireland West Coast Seminar November 2015.pdf (size 5 mb)


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Michele Quaranta Sensei Aikikai Ireland Seminar in October 18th and 19th in Wicklow 2014

Michele Quaranta Shihan Wicklow Oct 2015Aikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan will give another Aikido seminar in Moneystown Community Hall, Wicklow on the 17th and 18th of October. This will be third of seminars of 2015 with Michele Shihan.

As always it promises to be a great weekends training, be sure not to miss it. The details are as follows...

Schedule
Saturday:
11.00-13.00 (Aikido)
16.00-17.00 (Dan Exams)
17.00 - 19.00 (Aikido)

Sunday:
11.00-13.00

Cost:
Cost: €50

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

 

Course Poster:
PDF thumbCourse Poster Michele Quaranta Sensei October 2015.pdf (file size: 6.41mb)

 

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

Location:

 


Jean Pasley Sensei and Joe McHugh Sensei to host seminar in Wicklow

Jean and Joe October 2015
This will the second collaboration between Aikikai Rathmines dojo instructor Jean Pasley 5th Dan and Ikeda Dojo Wicklow instructor Joe McHugh 4th Dan. The details for the days training are as follows...

Date:
Saturday 3rd of October

Times:
14:00 (Dojo Set up)
14:30 to 16:00 (First Class)
16:00 to 16:15 (Break)
16:15 to 17:45 (Second Class)

Venue:
Church Terrace. Bray

Fee:
€15 (Unemployed/Students €10)

Information:
Mail: info@aikidoikedadojo.ie
Call: 086/101 96 68

PDFPoster: Jean and Joe October 2015.pdf (size: 135kb)

 

 

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Michele and Joe headed to USA!!!

Michele USAAikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan and Ikeda Dojo Wicklow instructor Joe McHugh Sensei are headed across the pond to the USA for an international Aikido Friendship Seminar on the September 18th,19th and 20th.

Friday, Sept. 18
3-4 G. O’Connor
4-5 L. Holiday
5-6 F. Takahashi
6-7 M. Quaranta
7-8 M. Vaillant-Tissier

Saturday, Sept. 19
9-10 L. Holiday
10-11 D. Lance
11-12 G. O’Connor
2-3 F. Takahashi
3-4 M. Quaranta
4-5 M. Vaillant-Tissier

Sunday, Sept. 20

9-10 L. Holiday
10-11 M. Quaranta
11-12 G. O’Connor
12-1 M. Vaillant-Tissier

Greg O'Connor is the course coordinator and founder of the host dojo Aikido Centers in New Jersey.

To register for the course click here -> https://www.aikidocenters.com/seminars/index.php

PDFCourse Details class schedule.pdf (size 312kb) Course Flyer.pdf (size 94kb)


Aikikai Ireland Technical Committee Seminar and Kyu Gradings in Sligo Aikido Dojo Saturday 25th July

TechCommittee

On Saturday 25th of July the Aikikai Ireland Technical Committee Members Joe McHugh Sensei, Trevor Pigott Sensei and Eamon Coyne Sensei will give a seminar in Sligo Aikido Dojo. At the seminar eligible students from around the Aikikai Ireland dojos will have the chance to grade.

Class Times:

11.00-12.00 Training 1.
12.00-13.00 Training 2.

Lunch Break.

14.00-15.30 Exams Kyu.
15.30-16.30 Training 3.

Cost:

€20 (€15 students/ unwaged)

Contact:

Tel: +353876693711
Mail: eamoncoyne@gmail.com

Venue:

MCR Community Centre, Mail Coach Road, Sligo.

 

PDFPoster: Aikikai Ireland Technical Committee Seminar July 2015.pdf (size 5mb)


Map:


 


Aikikai Ireland Reidential Summer Camp with Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan 29th May to 1st of June 2015

Michele May 2015 Summer CampCourse registration for the Residential summer camp with Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan running from 29th of May through to the 1st of June 2015 is now open. The course details and the registration online form link are all on the poster, which you can download by clinking the link below. Once you fill in the form give the course fee to your dojo instructor in advance of the course which will help save time on the morning of the course at resgitration.The course promises to be a great one as was the case in previous years, great training, great craíc, great food and great music. What more could you ask for Please book early to avoid dissapointment. Beds are given on a first come first served basis...See you there folks ;-} ......
Schedule:
Friday:
11.00 - 12.00: Registration and room/bed allocation
12.30 - 14.00 Aikido
17.30 - 19.00: Aikido
Saturday and Sunday:
08.00 - 09.00: Aikiken/Aikijo
10.30 - 12.30 Aikido
16.30 - 18.30 Aikido
Monday
08.00 - 9.00 Aikiken/Aikijo
10.30 - 12.30 Aikido

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

Please Note: Full attendance only, Please rcomplete online booking form here http://goo.gl/forms/qEXDcOJ8mH
filling form is binding. After completing form return course fee to your dojo instructor in advance of the course
Book early to avoid disappointment course Only 28 Beds available. Beds will be allocated on a first
come first served basis. After 29th place people can sleep on tatami with sleeping bag.

Course Poster:
PDFMichele Residential Summer Camp 2015.pdf (size 7mb)

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


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

Matthew Holland

DATE: Saturday 9th / Sunday 10th May 2015

TIME: Saturday 2.30 PM - 5.30 PM

Sunday 10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

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

FEE: 20 euro for Saturday. 15 euro for Sunday or 30
euros for the course. (Concession: 20 euros for the course to those traveling)


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

WordAikikai Rathmines Matthew Holland 7th Dan May 2015.doc (size 29kb)


Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei to return for seminar in Athboy on 2nd and 3rd of May 2015

Fiordineve June 2015Aikikai Ireland will once again welcome friend Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei 6th Dan Aikikai to give a seminar that will be hosted by Athboy Aikido Dojo. The seminar promises to be a good one as always. This time Fiordineve will have a gang of Italians once again travelling with him to visit and train with the Irish Aikidoka. Course is as follows...

Schedule:
Saturday:11.00-14.00
Sunday: 11.00-14.00

Cost:
€40 All
(Student/Unwaged €30)
One Day €20
(Student/Unwaged €15)

Location:
Athboy Community School (the new one), Kells Road, Athboy
See map below.

Contact:
Trevor Pigott +353 (0) 87 832 8261 (Athboy Aikido Club)

Accommodation:

(1) Old Darnley Lodge Hotel in Athboy...

Single occupancy B+B Per night €50euro
Double sharing B+B Per night €40euro pp

Contact: +046 9432 283

(2) Riverfield Lodge ...

€50 per room per night, self catering. Continental breakfast in the mornings.
Contact: riverfieldlodge@eircom.net

Poster Download:
PDF
Fiordineve Athboy May 2015.pdf (size 4.6mb)

 

Location:


View Athboy Community School,Kells Road, Athboy Co. Meath in a larger map


Seminar in Aikikai Rathmines on Saturday 25th of April with Jean Pasley 5th Dan and Joe McHugh 4th Dan

JP JmcH April 2015On Saturday 25th of April an Aikido Seminar will be hosted in Aikikai Rathmines by host instructor Jean Pasley Sensei 5th Dan and Joe McHugh Sensei 5th Dan. This will be the first time that both instructors will have a seminar together and promises to be a good days training.

Date: Saturday 25th April 2015

Times: 
2.00  PM  (Dojo set up)
2.30 PM -  4.00 PM (First class) 
4.00 PM – 4.15  (Break)
4.15 PM -  5.30 PM (Second class)

Venue: 
Aikikai Rathmines,Church of Ireland College of Education, 96 Upper Rathmines Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6.
             
Fee:  €15 (Concession: €10 to those traveling)
Contact: aikikairathmines@gmail.com or telephone 089-461-8885 or see www.aikidorathmines.com   


Course Poster:        
WordCourse with Jean Pasley and Joe Mc Hugh April 2015.doc (126 kb)


Michele Quaranta Sensei 6th Dan Shihan Aikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Shidoshakai in Athboy 14th and and 15th of March 2015

Michele March 2015
The first of the 2015 seminars with Aikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan will take place in Athboy on the 14th and 15th of March 2015. the seminar will be Shidoshakai Yudansha training and will be open to students of 2nd Kyu and above. Athboy Aikido Club will host the course, it's been a little while since we had a course in Athboy so everyone is looking forward to getting back up to train there.

Schedule
Saturday:11.00-13.00 and 16.00-18.30
Sunday: 10.00-12.30

Cost:
Cost: €50 or €40 students/unwaged

Location: Athboy Community School (the new one)
Kells Road, Athboy (See map below)

Directions:
coming from Dublin, turn right at garage on arrival to town and its 50 yards on the Left hand side.
Coming from Sligo, go through town and just after the second set of traffic lights it's on left hand side.

Contact:
Trevor Pigott +353 (0) 87 832 8261 (Athboy Aikido Club)

Accommodation:

(1) Old Darnley Lodge Hotel in Athboy...


Contact: +046 9432 283

(2) Riverfield Lodge ...

Contact: riverfieldlodge@eircom.net

Poster Download:
PDF
Michele Shidoshakai March 2015 Athboy.pdf (size: 6.7 mb)

 

Location:


View Athboy Community School,Kells Road, Athboy Co. Meath in a larger map

Aikikai Ireland friends Aikikai Rathmines host Spring Course in Dublin
With IAN McCLARENCE SENSEI,  6th DAN Chief Instructor for England British Aikido Federation

DATE:          Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd February 2015

TIME:          Saturday        10.00  AM  - 12.00 PM
1.30  PM  -   3.30 PM  

Sunday          10.00  AM -  12.00 PM

VENUE:       Aikikai Rathmines,
Church of Ireland College of Education,
96 Upper Rathmines Road,
Rathmines,
Dublin 6,
                       
FEE:              25 euro for Saturday. 15 euro for Sunday or 30 euros for the course.      (Concession: 20 euros for the course to those traveling from UK)

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