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January 2013 / 2 posts found

January News!

January 30, 2013 @ 11:17 pm
by Flo Li
We had a very successful Kagami Biraki to kick off 2013. Many parents and students came to help set up prior to the demonstration. Congratulations to all the students who demonstrated an aspect of aikido they were working on. The potluck afterwards was extra yummy this year thanks to all the contributions from the three classes. We have captured a few moments on video from that weekend and would like to share with you. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XuL737D5Hc] As January comes to a close, we would also like the recognize a student who consistently shows up to class with focus and tireless dedication. [...]

2013 Kagami Biraki Celebration

January 6, 2013 @ 2:14 pm
by Flo Li
Happy 2013 Everyone! Welcome to another year with Aikido of Del Mar. We are excited to officially kick off our training this year by a tradition of reflecting on the past and rededicating to the new — come and join us to celebrate Kagami Biraki (鏡開き) on Saturday, Jan 19th from 11am-1pm. This celebration was an old samurai tradition dating back to the 15th century. As for Aikido of Del Mar, this is our 4th annual Kagami Biraki celebration. As of tradition, all three classes will meet together for this special event. All students from kids white belts to adult black belts [...]