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Past Aikikai Ireland Events 2016 and other events organised by our Aikido friends

 

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On Saturday 3rd of December Sligo Aikido Dojo will host a seminar which will be given by Aikikai Ireland Techncial Committee members Joe McHugh 4th Dan, Eamon Coyne 4th Dan and Trevor Pigott 4th Dan.

At the course eligible students will also have the oppurtunity to test for kyu grades. The course details are as follows...

Venue:
Sligo Aikido Dojo, MCR Community Hall, Mail Coach Road, Sligo.

Class Times:
12:00 - 13:00 Aikido Class 1
13:05 - 14:00 Aikido Class 2
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 16:00 Exams Kyu
16:05 - 17:00 Aikido Class 3

Cost: €20 (Unemployed/Students €15)

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

 

Poster: PDF thumbAikikai Ireland Technical Committee and Kyu Exams Sat 3rd of December.pdf

 

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

 


One Day Seminar with Jean Pasley Sensei (Rathmines Aikikai) and Joe McHugh Sensei (Ikeda Dojo Wicklow)

On Saturday 26th of November Jean Pasley Sensei 5th Dan from AikikaiRathmines and Joe McHugh Sensei 4th Dan from Ikeda Dojo Wicklow will host a one day seminar in Aikikai Rathmines Dublin.

Date:
Saturday 26th of November

Times:
14:30 (Dojo Set Up)
15:00 - 16:15 (First Class)
16:15 - 16:25 (Break)
16:25 - 17:30 (Second Class)

Venue:
St. Louis Primary School, Williams Park, Rathmines.

Fee:
€15

Contact:
aikikairathmines@gmail.com

 

 

 


Michele Quaranta Sensei Aikikai Ireland Seminar in October 15th and 16th in Wicklow 2016

ccAikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan will give another Aikido seminar in Moneystown Community Hall, Wicklow on the 15th and 16th of October. This will be third of seminars of 2016 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)
17.00 - 19.00 (Aikido)

Sunday:
11.00-13.00 (Aikido)

Cost:
Cost: €50

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

 

Course Poster:
PDF thumbCourse poster Michele Wicklow 15th and 16th of October 2016.pdf (size 5.5mb)

 

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

Location:

 


3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th of June 2016 Michele Quaranta 6th Dan Shihan Residential Summer Camp in Bluestack Centre, Donegal.

Michele Summer Camp June 2016Michele Quaranta Shihan will teach at the 4th Aikikai Ireland Residential Summer Camp in the Bluestack Centre in Drimarone, Donegal. The course is proudly hosted by Sligo Aikido Dojo.

The past 3 seminars have been a great success and we look forward to this years seminar already. Participants can look forward to great Aikido training, eating, sleeping and training in the one secluded area, nestled nicely in the Bluestack Centre in the centre's namesake mountain.

The course offers students to train in an enviroment away from distractions and as a result enjoy the training all the more with our fantastic Technical Adviser Michele Shihan.

Course registration for the Residential summer camp with Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan running from 3rd through to the 6th of June 2016 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 complete online booking form here http://goo.gl/forms/Vx4WI12KMa
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 2016.pdf

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.ie/

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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Jean Pasley Sensei and Joe McHugh Sensei seminar hosted by Ikeda Dojo Wicklow on Sat 18th June 2016

nnOn Saturday 18th of June the third collaboration between Jean Pasley Sensei 5th Dan Head Instructor Rathmines Aikikai and Joe McHugh Sensei 4th Dan head instructor and host of Ikeda Dojo Wicklow (Aikikai Ireland). All Aikidoka welcome to attend this course between these 2 Sensei which promises to be another great days training.

Date:
Saturday 18th of June

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(Off Main Street Bray)
Fee:
€15 (Unemployed/Students €10)

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


 

Course Poster:
PDFJean Pasley and Joe McHugh June 2016.pdf (size 789kb)

 

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21st and 22nd of May Fiordineve Cozzi 6th Dan Aikikai D'Italia / Eamon Coyne 4th Dan Aikikai Ireland seminar in Sligo.

Fioridineve Sligo May 2016Sligo Aikido Dojo will once again have the good fortune to host Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei 6th Dan Aikikai D'Italia and his lovely wife Rosella Lamboglia 3rd Dan Aikikai D'Italia and some of his students from around Italy.

The seminar will also see host dojo instructor Eamon Coyne 4th Dan Aikikai Ireland teach too. Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei is renowned for his kids classes and is responsible for the Aikikai D'Italia kids programme DVD and will give a special kids class at the seminar in Sligo too. .

We look forward to having you all here in Sligo again.

Saturday 21st of May:
11am - 2pm

Sunday 22nd of May:
11am - 2pm

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

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


Poster: PDF
Fiordineve Cozzi Sensei and Eamon Coyne Sensei Sligo May 2016.pdf (size 5mb)

Location:

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

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Ray Butcher Sensei and Joe McHugh Sensei seminar hosted by Ikeda Dojo Wicklow on Sat 7th May 2016

ffOn Saturday 7th of May a first time collaboration between Ray Butcher Sensei 4th Dan head instructor at Henshin Aikido Dojo (Balance Ireland) and Joe McHugh Sensei 4th Dan head instructor and host of Ikeda Dojo Wicklow (Aikikai Ireland). All Aikidoka welcome to attend this course between these 2 Sensei which promises to be a great days training.

Date:
Saturday 7th of May

Times:
13:30 Dojo Set Up
14:00 to 15:30 First Class
15:30 to 15:45 Break
15:45 to 17:15 Second Class
Venue:
Church Terrace(Off Main Street Bray)
Fee:
€15 (Unemployed/Students €10)

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


 

Poster: PDFRay Butcher Sensei and Joe McHugh Sensei May 2016.pdf (size 869 kb)


16th, 17th of April 2016 Dave Stier 6th Dan Shihan and Kathy Stier 5th Dan Shidoin of Green River Aikido Massachussets, USA and Eamon Coyne 4th Dan Sligo Aikido Dojo.

Ireland USA 2016
Sligo Aikido Dojo has the pleasure of announcing an international Aikido Friendship Seminar between the USA and Ireland, coming to teach in Sligo are Dave Stier 6th Dan Shihan Head instructor of the Green River Aikido Dojo in Massachusetts, USA and also Kathy Stier 5th Dan Shidoin also of Green River Aikido Dojo. Green River Aikido Dojo is a member of North America Birankai.

Sligo Aikido Dojo had the pleasure of a vist from Green River student Valarie NcGettigan last year, Valarie will be back for the seminar along with fellow Green River Aikidoka Brian will travel with Dave and Kathy to train with us. We look forward to this chance to train with the people from Green River Aikido in Sligo Aikido Dojo.

Dave Stier 6th Dan Shihan Bio:
Dave Stier Shihan, 6th Dan, is Chief Instructor at Green River Aikido in
Greenfield MA, USA. He began his Aikido practice in 1973 with Taietsu
Unno Sensei, and continued under Paul Sylvain Shihan and Lorraine DiAnne Shihan, both students of TK Chiba Shihan. In 2011 Chiba Sensei officially accepted Stier Sensei as his own student, and welcomed Green River Aikido as active members of Birankai North America.

 

Kathy Stier 5th Dan Shidoin Bio:
Kathy Stier Sensei, 5th Dan, began her Aikido training in 1981 under Paul Sylvain Shihan and Lorraine DiAnne Shihan, both of whom trained at Hombu Dojo and were apprentices to TK Chiba Shihan. She is a certified Shidoin of Birankai North America and Director of children's programs at Green River Aikido.

Venue:

Sligo Aikido Dojo, MCR Community Hall, Mail Coach Rd, Sligo

Dates / Times:

Saturday 16th of April:
11.00pm to 12.00pm: Eamon Coyne Sensei
12.00pm to 1.30pm: Dave Stier Sensei
2.30pm to 3.30pm: Kathy Stier Sensei
Sunday 17th of April:
11.30pm to 12.30pm: Kathy Stier Sensei
12.45pm to 3.00pm: Dave Stier Sensei

Course Fee:
€40 All(Student/Unemp €30)One Day €20(Student/Unemp €15)

Contact:
+00353876693711 / eamoncoyne@gmail.com

Poster Download:
PDF
Ireland USA friendship seminar April 2016.pdf

Location:

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Aikikai Ireland Technical Committee Seminar hosted by Athboy Aikido Dojo on Sunday 24th of April 2016

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On Sunday 25th of April Athboy Aikido Dojo will host a seminar which will be given by Aikikai Ireland Techncial Committee members Joe McHugh 4th Dan, Eamon Coyne 4th Dan and Trevor Pigott 4th Dan.

At the course eligible students will also have the oppurtunity to test for kyu grades. The course details are as follows...

Venue:
Athboy Aikido Dojo, St.James Hall, Main Street, Athboy.

Class Times:

12:00 - 13:00 Aikido Class 1
13:05 - 14:00 Aikido Class 2
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 16:00 Exams Kyu
16:05 - 17:00 Aikido Class 3

Cost: €20 (Unemployed/Students €15)

Info: Tel-> 087 8328261 Mail -> trevor.pigott@gmail.com

 

Poster: PDFAikikai Ireland Technical Committee Seminar Athboy April 2016.pdf (size 4.75 mb)


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14th, 15th and 16th Dojo Tour and 19th and 20th of March 2016 Shidoshakai Seminar with Michele Quaranta 6th Dan Shihan

Michele March 2016Aikikai Ireland have great pleasure in announcing that Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan will do a dojo tour and also give a Shidoshakai Seminar in March 2016.

Dojo Visits:

Monday 14th of March Athboy Aikido Club 8pm to 9.30pm

Tuesday 15th of March Sligo Aikido Dojo 7.30pm to 9pm

Wednesday 16th of March Bray Aikido Club 7.30pm to 9pm

Shidoshakai Seminar: (open to 2nd Kyu and above)

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 2016 Athboy.pdf

 

Location:


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


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