Bob Noha Sensei explains the up and down energies in ushiro tekubitori sankyo. He also describes what O’ Sensei used to call the fullness of the echo, and demonstrates a chant O’ Sensei used to use to experience this.
We will be having a Beginners/Alumni day at Aikido of Petaluma on Saturday, September 18th. Bob Noha Sensei (5th Degree black belt) will host 3 different sessions: To those that have ever trained with us, we would like to see you. We are extending this invite to our Alumni...
This is a beautiful post on psychologytoday.com about the similarity of Aikido and Chado (Tea Ceremony): http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-body-blog/201008/mindfulness-through-aikido-tea-ceremony Thanks to Ginny Breeland for alerting us to this article. Ginny maintains “Aikido Advice for Woman … and a few men” on facebook and can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=logo#!/pages/Aikido-Advice-for-Womenand-a-Few-Men/302329183470?v=info&ref=ts
http://www.examiner.com/x-5948-SF-Martial-Arts-Examiner~y2010m7d8-Bob-Noha–A-Martial-Artist-Making-a-Difference?cid=examiner-email Paul Rest is a writer and martial artist. He has written numerous articles about Aikido and Low Impact Aikido and holds the rank of second degree black belt. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Stevens Shihan translates “The Heart of Aikido; The Philosophy of Takemusu Aiki” from the original Japanese. This is now available at http://www.amazon.com/Heart-Aikido-Philosophy-Takemusu-Aiki/dp/4770031149. Sensei will be reviewing this shortly at aikiweb.com. We’ll let you know when his review is out!
We have a twitter account now. Please follow @aikipetaluma on twitter for quick updates to what is happening at the dojo. Full address is http://www.twitter.com/aikipetaluma
Video of Robert Noha Sensei with Bill Misson, Charlie Stapp and Sasun Torikian.
John Stevens Shihan will be giving a seminar the weekend of April 16th through April 18th, through Bay Marin Aikido.
We will be having kyu tests on Saturday, April 10th starting at 11:30. Please come join us and support the testing candidates!