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End of Year Announcements and Schedule

December 16, 2014 @ 2:46 pm
by Flo Li
Good day everyone! We had a wonderful seminar weekend in Encinitas Aikido with Utada Kancho.  Several students were able to take this opportunity to deepen their aikido understanding and solidify their basic movements. We are bringing back what we learned to kick start the youth class bokken training next week! Just a reminder for the upcoming test this weekend on December 20th for youth and adult students. And we are planning to have a pot luck lunch afterwards around 2pm in the Boys and Girls club to celebrate the last test of 2014. We hope to see you there! Next [...]

Kids Test and Halloween Party

October 20, 2014 @ 1:46 pm
by Flo Li
Good day everyone! The next test date for Aiki-Kids will be on Saturday Nov 1st. Test preparation is already underway and we are excited to see so many new white belts looking forward to their first aikido test experience. In the next week, we will be deciding who is ready to test and an invite will be emailed to you individually by the beginning of next week. Many kids benefitted from the private instructions prior to our last test, so once again, we will have signup sheets on the clip board for private classes for this upcoming test. On Thursday [...]

Aiki-kids Belt Test was Exceptional!

July 21, 2014 @ 12:40 pm
by Flo Li
Congratulations to all the Aiki-Kids on an exceptional test Saturday! As you know, many kids voluteerily came to extra training sessions to polish their aikido movements and techniques. With hours of dedicated training, we were very glad to see such amazing progress from the white belts all the way up to our new brown belt. Several jumped a level and some even jumped two levels! Thanks to the dedicated effort of our wonderful students as well as the support of all the parents, we are happy to say it was our strongest Aiki-Kids belt test ever! Congratulations everyone! Last week at Aikido [...]

Next Test Date – April 19th, 2014

March 31, 2014 @ 4:49 pm
by Flo Li
Good day everyone! Our next test date has been scheduled on Saturday, April 19th, 2014 during normal class hours. Only less than 3 weeks away - test preparation is underway in all classes as a result. For our new students, this is a very exciting time to learn new things and get ready to progress onto the next level. It is very important for parents to set some time aside at home to support your child(ren) in this new beginning. For most beginners - children and adults alike, the most difficult part of the test is the ukemi - back breakfall, forward roll, and [...]

Kenshu Training for Brown Belt Preparation

February 20, 2014 @ 11:40 am
by Flo Li
Good day everyone! We will be hosting kenshu class on the following dates from 1:30-3:00pm. The adult class will end early at 1:30pm to accommodate. Students in preparation for brown belt test and shodan students are invited to join. Please be warmed up and ready to start on time. Feb 22 March 1 March 15 March 29 April 5 Due to kenshu training, Tea with Sensei will be postponed until further notice. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Open Mat Hours for Test Preparation

July 27, 2011 @ 2:41 pm
by Flo Li
Aikido of Del Mar will be hosting kyu test on Saturday, August 13th, 2011. This week parents will be notified wheather or not their children are invited to test. We have open mat hours every Monday and Wednesday from 7:10-7:30pm. Sensei and sempi will be present during this time to help. All students are welcome to make use of this time to ask questions and practice techniques. On Monday Justin from Aiki-Youth was able to run through all of his techniques during this time in preparation for his 3rd kyu test. We hope to see you there!