Hello Aikido Del Mar Kids and Youth! Halloween is just around the corner and we are excited to celebrate another Aikido Del Mar Halloween Dress Up Class this Wednesday Oct 30th. Find your favorite outfits that you can wear comfortably to class, and we will have an opportunity for you to show off your cool aikido moves. In both the Aiki-Kids and Aiki-Youth classes we will be hosting a custom contest based on who's got the coolest moves matched with their character. So be prepared to have some fun! Happy Training Everyone.
Dear students and parents of students at Aikido Del Mar, Many of you know that I have been traveling quite a bit for my doctoral research in the last couple of years, and my time at the dojo has been increasingly sparse as a result. But this last departure in mid August marked a major transition. I moved to Los Angeles with my fiancé, Micki, who some of you have had the pleasure of meeting and training with, and just under two weeks ago we got married! Needless to say, things have been quite busy since I last saw many [...]
Testing is complete and we are happy to see such dedication and progress in all our classes. Everyone tested have passed their belt/kyu test -- congratulations! It was wonderful to see our new yellow belts in the kids class as they are being freshly introduced to aikido. We are especially proud of our youth class as they gave their best to prepare and test with intense focus. We can honestly say it was one of the strongest tests we've ever seen. In the adult class, we felt blessed to witness two families progressing together onto the next level. Nicely done! [...]