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Past Aikikai Ireland Events 2012

One Day Multi Instructor Course and Gradings Saturday 8th December

PosterOn Saturday the 8th of December, Sligo will host a one day seminar in the MCR Community Hall on Mail Coach Road. The course will also offer students the ability to grade with gradings session on the day. The course will be taken by Joe McHugh 4th Dan Aikikai, Eamon Coyne 4th Dan Aikikai and Trevor Pigott 4th Dan Aikikai.

The course will run as follows gradings 10.30am to 11.30am, first Aikido class 11.30am to 12.30pm, second Aikido class 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Lunch is 1.30pm to 2.30pm. After lunch Gradings 2.30pm to 3.30pm with the last class is 3.30pm to 4.30pm.The course is extremely good value costing only €20 for the day (€15 students and unwaged). Hope to see you there...

Schedule:
Gradings   10.30pm – 11.30pm
Aikido       11.30am – 12.30pm
Aikido       12.30pm – 1.30pm
Lunch        1.30pm – 2.30pm
Gradings   2.30pm – 3.30pm
Aikido        3.30pm – 4.30pm

Cost:
Course €20 (€15 students and unwaged)

Gradings 6th Kyu €10, 5th Kyu €12, 4th Kyu €15, 3rd Kyu €17, 2nd Kyu €20, 1st Kyu €22

Contact: +00 353 (0)87 6693711 / eamoncoyne@gmail.com

Poster:
PDF
Sligo November 2012 Gradings.pdf (size 807kb)

Location:

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Aikido Course in Kilkenny with Joe McHugh Sensei on November 17th and 18th

Joe November 2012Joseph Kennedy of Budo Kilkenny will host an Aikido Course with Joe McHugh 4th Dan Aikikai in Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny on the 17th and 18th of November 2012.

Course Times:
Saturday 12pm - 2pm and 4pm - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 2pm,

Venue:
Cois Abhan- Inistioge Community Center

Cost:
Full Course 50 Ruro. Concessions available.

Contact:
Call Joseph on 0857245321 or email budokilkenny@gmail.com

 

WordJoe McHugh November 2012.doc (file size: 514 kb)

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Mathhew HollandWinter course with Matthew Holland Shihan, 7th Dan

Aikikai Rathimines (http://aikidorathmines.com) and will host their Winter course with Matthew Holland Shihan, 7th Dan Of the Scottish Aikido Federation on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November 2012.

Date and Times:

Saturday 3rd 2.00PM – 5.00PM
Sunday 4th 10.00AM – 12.00PM

Venue:
Aikikai Rathmines,
96 Upper Rathmines Road,
Rathmines,
Dublin 6,
Ireland.

As space is limited, please inform us if you plan to attend. Email: aikikairathmines@gmail.com or telephone 089-461-8885.

Fee: 15 euros for Saturday. 12 euros for Sunday or
20 euros for the course.


Michele Quaranta Sensei 26th,27th and 28th of October 2012 in Wicklow

Michele Quaranta Sensei October 2012Aikikai Ireland will have the pleasure once again of hosting technical adviser Michele Quaranta on the 26th, 27th and 28th of October 2012 in Wicklow.

The course will run as follows:
Friday: 20.00-21.30
Saturday:10.00-13.30 and 16.30-19.00
Sunday: 11.00-13.30

Dan gradings will be held on the Saturday. We hope to see you all at the course with Michele Sensei. The course offers the chance for students to enjoy the warm atmosphere at Michele Sensei's courses and also get exposure to the vast knowledge of Michele Sensei.

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

 

Location:

Course Poster:

PDF thumbCourse Poster Michele Quaranta Sensei October 2012.pdf (file size: 590kb)

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Mitsuko Minegishi 7th Dan Aikikai 40th Aikido Anniversary course in Guam 28th to 30th September 2012

Mitsuko Minegishi SenseiMutsuko Minegishi 7th Dan Chief Instructor of Guam Aikikai (www.guamaikikai.org) has
contacted a very honoured Fiona Kelty Sensei and extended a warm invitation to attenda course celebrating Minegishi Sensei's 40th year in Aikido.Minegishi Sensei is an example for all Aikidoka around the world, standing at 5 feet 1" over 70 years of age her Aikido is dynamic fast energetic movements and enthusiatic teaching style.Her fluency in English enables her to give clear explanation about every detail about Aikido. We have had the privilege to train with Minegishi Sensei at a previous AOI course before. Here is a copy of the letter that Minegishi Sensei sent to Fiona...

Hello, Fiona,How have you been? It has been so long since we met in your country.
Now that Simone is gone, I suppose that there will not have any more chance
to come and see you again. I am sad about it.I am sending my warm invitation to you all for my 40th anniversary International seminar on Guam.I hope some of you will be able to come and join us.I am also sending you my itinerary of my European tour in April and May.Please come and join us at any of the places I will be visiting.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon again.
Minegishi from Guam

Word Minegishi Sensei Invitation Letter Details.doc (37kb)

Word Minegishi Sensei Invitation letter-revised 2012.3.6.doc (34kb)

Excel Minegishi 40th Ann Course Registration Form.xls (30kb)

Excel Minegishi 40th Ann Course Programme.xls (32kb)


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Minegishi Diary Europe April 18-May 23 2012.doc (59kb)


One Day cross style seminar in aid of Órán Nibbs on 5th of August 2012

Órán Nibbs Fund RaiserOn Sunday the 5th of August, Sligo Aikido Club, Sligo Higashi Karate and Sligo Brazilian Jiu Jitsu will host a cross training martial arts seminar in aid of 3 year old boy Órán Nibbs who suffers from Mitochondrial Disease.

All money contributed on the day by particpating students will go towards the Órán Nibbs fund. Anyone who has an interest in watching can do so no problem, you can also help by donating on the day too.

Lastly if you can't participate/attend you can also donate by visting the help Órán website at http://www.helporan.com/how-you-can-help.html

What we aim to do here is to raise money for his continued care and medical needs, we know there is no cure for Mito but maybe Órán's life can be made just a little bit better.Any help greatly appreciated.Look forward to seeing and training with you on the day...Eamon.

See below for course poster and location map...

 

 

Course Poster:

pdfÓrán Nibbs Cross Seminar Fund Raiser.pdf (Size 255kb)

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Joe Mc Hugh Sensei Saturday the 28th and Sunday 29th of July 2012

Athboy June 2012 Joe McHugh SenseiOn Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of July, Athboy Aikido Club will play host to another Aikikai Ireland seminar with Wicklow Dojo instructor Joe McHugh 4th Dan Aikikai. The course will offer the chance for students to get together and train in a very enjoyable atmosphere with Joe.

Trevor Pigott Sensei and all the Athboy gang are ready and waiting to welcome all who attend with their warm hospitality. All are welcome to the course it would be great to see some new faces at the course as well as the usual ones (wouldn't be the same without ye...)

Venue:
St.James Hall, Main Street,, Athboy Co. Meath (see map below).

Class Times:
Saturday 28th:
11.00am - 12.00pm Advanced, 12.00pm - 1.30pm All, 2.30pm - 4.00pm All
Sunday 29th:
10.30am - 11.30am Advanced, 11.30pm - 12.45pm All, 1.15pm - 2.30all

Cost:
€25 for weekend (One Day €15

Contact:
Trevor Pigott +353 (0) 87 8328261 (Athboy Aikido Club)

Poster Download:

pdfJoe McHugh Sensei Athboy June 2012.pdf (size 572kb)

Course Location:

Accommodation:
http://www.athboycentralhotel.com or athboycentralhotel@gmail.com

www.olddarnley.com

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Introductory Aikido class in Wexford Sunday 24th of June

Wexford Introduction to Aikido
Ikeda Dojo Wicklow instructor Joe McHugh has been invited to give an introductory course to Aikido down in Wicklow.

The course will occur on Sunday the 24th of June from 11.00am to 14.00pm. The venue for the course will be Menapia Martial Arts Centre, Westpoint Business Park Clonard, Wexford.

The cost of the course will be €10 and all are welcome to come attend.

For more information and booking contact
086/101 96 68 and 086/109 28 35. Click on the link below or on the pic to download poster.




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One Day Multi Instructor Course and Gradings Saturday 23rd June

SligoOneDayOn Saturday the 23rd of June, Sligo will host a one day seminar in the MCR Community Hall on Mail Coach Road. The course will also offer students the ability to grade with gradings session to be held afterwards. The course will be taken by Joe McHugh 4th Dan Aikikai, Eamon Coyne 3rd Dan Aikikai and Trevor Pigott 3rd Dan Aikikai.

The course will run as follows first Aikido class 11.30am to 12.30pm, second Aikido class 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Lunch is 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Last class is 2.30pm to 3.30pm. The gradings will start at 3.45pm onwards.The course is extremely good value costing only €20 for the day (€15 students and unwaged).

Hope to see you there...

Schedule:
Aikido      11.30am – 12.30pm
Aikido      12.30pm – 1.30pm
Lunch        1.30pm – 2.30pm
Aikido        2.30pm – 3.30pm
Gradings   3.45pm – onwards

Cost:
Course €20 (€15 students and unwaged)

Gradings 6th Kyu €10, 5th Kyu €12, 4th Kyu €15, 3rd Kyu €17, 2nd Kyu €20

Contact: 087 6693711

Poster:
PDF
Aikikai Ireland One Day Seminar June 2012.pdf (Size: 797kb)

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Joe Mc Hugh Sensei Sunday 17th June in Kilkenny

Joe McHugh SenseiJoseph Kennedy has invited Joe McHugh Sensei to give a course in his dojo in Wicklow on the Sunday 17th of June. The course is open to all styles and backgrounds...

Dates and Times:
Sunday 17th June
12.00pm- 2.00pm,
3.00pm – 4:30pm

Venue:
The Training Rooms, 11 O’Loughlin Road.
2 Minute Walk from Train Station. Cost is 20 euro

Contact:Call Joseph on 0857245321

Cost: €20

Poster Download:
WordJoeMcHughKilkennyJune2012.doc (file size 91kb)


Dates and Times:
Saturday 9th June: 2 pm – 5 pm
Sunday 10th June: 11 am – 2 pm

Cost:
€30 for each session, €40 for the whole Course
€30 concession price for unwaged and for overseas visitors.

Aikido practitioners of all styles & backgrounds very welcome. We look forward to seeing you there 8).....

Poster Download:
Word FiordineveJune2012Dublin.doc (file size 69kb)


Michele Quaranta Sensei Friday 11th, Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th of May 2012.

Athboy Michele Quaranta SenseiMay 2012 Aikikai Ireland will have the pleasure of Michele Quaranta Sensei conducting a seminar. This is the second of three seminars this year that Quaranta Sensei will give in Ireland. The course will be held in the Athboy in the Sports Gymnasium, Athboy Community School, Kildalkey Road.

Class Times:
Friday 11th: 
8.00pm to 9.30pm All
Saturday 12th:
10.30am - 11.30am Advanced, 11.30am - 1.30pm All, 4.00pm - 6.00pm All
Sunday 13th: 
11.00am - 12.00pm Advanced, 12.00pm - 2.00pm All

Cost:
 € 40 for weekend ( Fri only €10, Sat only € 25, Sun only € 15)

The weekend offers a chance for everyone to meet and train with new and old friends and socialise and have the craic too, everyone at Aikikai Ireland looks forward to training with Michele again!!!

Location: Sports Gymnasium, Athboy Community School, Kildalkey Road, Athboy, Co.Meath. (See map below)

Contact:
Trevor Pigott +353 (0) 87 832 8261 (Athboy Aikido Club)

Poster Download:
PDF
Aikikai Ireland Athboy Michele Quaranta May2012.pdf (size: 516 kb)

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Joe Mc Hugh Sensei Saturday the 24th and Sunday 25th of March 2012 in Sligo

Sligo Joe McHugh March CourseThe IT Sligo Dojo will play host to the upcoming weekend Aikido course with Joe McHugh Sensei 4th Dan Aikikai. The course will give students the opportunity to train with Joe and have a great weekend training with students from all of the Aikikai Ireland dojos.The details are as follows.

Dates: Saturday the 24th and Sunday 25th of March 2012

Venue:
Knocknarea Arena, IT Sligo, Ballinode, Sligo 

Schedule for both days: 
Aikido      12.00pm – 1.30pm
Aikido        2.30pm – 4.00pm

Cost: Course €25


Contact:
 087 6693711

Location:

Poster Download:

PDFAikikai Ireland Weekend Course Joe McHugh March 2012 Poster.pdf (Size: 685kb)

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Michele Quaranta Sensei Friday 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th February 2012

Sligo February 2012 ThumbnailFebruary 2012 Aikikai Ireland will have the pleasure of Michele Quaranta Sensei conducting a seminar. This is the first of 3 times this year that Quaranta Sensei will give a course in Ireland. The course will be held in the Sligo Dojo, MCR Community Centre, Mail Coach Road, Sligo.

Class Times:
Friday 10th: 
8.00pm to 9.30pm All
Saturday 11th:
10.30am - 11.30am Advanced, 11.30am - 1.30pm All, 3.30pm - 5.30pm All
Sunday 12th: 
11.00am - 12.00pm Advanced, 12.00pm - 2.30pm All

Cost:
 € 40 for weekend ( Fri only €10, Sat only € 25, Sun only € 15)

The weekend offers a chance for everyone to meet and train with new and old friends and socialise and have the craic too, everyone at Aikikai Ireland looks forward to training with Michele again!!!

Contact:
Eamon Coyne +353 (0) 87 669 3711 (Sligo Aikido Club)

Poster Download:
PDF
Aikikai Ireland Feb Course 2012 MicheleQuaranta.pdf (size: 954 kb)

 

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