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Future Aikikai Ireland Events and other events organised by our Aikido friends


2018 Dates for Aikikai Ireland courses

Sligo Aikido Dojo hosts Michele Quaranta Shihan on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of October

eeSligo Aikido Club has the pleasure of hosting an Aikido seminar with Aikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan on Saturday 13th of Sunday 14th of October 2018. The details are as follows...

Saturday:11.00-13.00 and 16.00-18.00
Sunday: 11.00-13.00

Cost: €50 or €40 students/unwaged


Poster: PDF thumb Michele Shihan Sligo Oct 2018.pdf (size 1.2mb)


Contact: Eamon 087 6693711 / eamoncoyne@gmail.com





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Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of July Fiordineve Cozzi 6th Dan Aikikai D'Italia / Eamon Coyne 5th Dan Aikikai Ireland seminar in Sligo.

wewSligo 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 4th Dan Aikikai D'Italia and some of his students from around Italy.

The seminar will also be taught by host dojo instructor Eamon Coyne 5th Dan Aikikai Ireland. 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 7th of July:
11am - 2pm

Sunday 8th of July:
11am - 2pm

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

Tel: +00353876693711 or eamoncoyne@gmail.com

Poster: PDF
Fiordineve and Eamon One Day July 2018.pdf (size 2.37mb)


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



Aikikai Ireland Residential Summer Camp with Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan 15th to 18th of June 2018

eeCourse registration for the Residential summer camp with Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan running from 15th through to 18th of June 2018 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 ;-} ......

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
08.00 - 9.00 Aikiken/Aikijo
10.30 - 12.30 Aikido


Course Fee:
Aikido Training and Accomodation only
€100 normal or €80 student/unwaged.

Please Note: Full attendance only, Please rcomplete online booking form here https://goo.gl/forms/NZXf7duzapcoZ5kb2 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:
PDFAikikai Ireland Residential Summer Camp Michele Shihan June 2018.pdf (size 15 mb)

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

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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



One day Aikikai Ireland technical committee seminar and Kyu exams in Athboy on Saturday 12th of May

iOn Saturday 12th of May Athboy Aikido Dojo will host a seminar which will be given by Aikikai Ireland Technical Committee members Joe McHugh 5th Dan, Eamon Coyne 5th Dan and Trevor Pigott 5th Dan.

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

St James Hall, Main Street, Athboy, Co.Meath.

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: Trevor phone: 087 8328261 email: trevor.pigott@gmail.com



Poster: PDF thumb Aikikai Ireland Tech Committee May 2018.pdf (Size 1.79 mb)




Michele Quaranta Shihan with special guest Greg O'Connor Sensei Seminar in Wicklow 24th and 25th of March 2018

rrrAikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan 6th Dan will give another Aikido seminar in Moneystown Community Hall, Wicklow on the 24th and 25th of March. Also teaching at this seminar will special guest Greg O'Connor Sensei founder and Chief Instructor of the Aikido Centers dojos (www.aikidocenters.com), we have had the pleasure of Greg last year at the residential camp in Donegal, looking forward to seeing Greg again.

This will be first of three seminars during 2018 with Michele Shihan.

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

10.30-13.00 (Aikido)
16.30 - 19.00 (Aikido)

11.00-14.00 (Aikido)

Cost: €50 (€40 student/unwaged)

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

Course Poster:
PDF thumbMichele Quaranta Shihan Wicklow March 2018.pdf (size 1.5mb)


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