Kimusubi BB Seminar 2018 Report By Matti

Walking on the clouds: 4 days of parables, 30 minutes of sayings in 5 languages: An aikido seminar.   The 8th Blackbelt seminar just finished. There is still some luggage in the dojo waiting for their owners with flights from Cologne.  Other bags and their aikido owners, somewhat changed, are on their way back to…

Black Belt Seminar Köln 2018

Dear participants to the Black Belt seminar in Cologne Thursday to Sunday 22.-25. March   The training times and teachers will be:   Thursday  18:00-19:30  Matti Friday:      11:00-12:30  Margit 18:00-19:30  Fabio Saturday:  11:00-12:30   Luis – 5th dan! 16:00-17:30  Jörg Sunday:     10:00-11:30  Pedro   The Federation General Meeting will take place…

Looking back on Kimusubikai 2017 by Matti Joensuu

Thankful for the Kimusubikai 2017 It is the thankfulness that I want to share after the very intensive aikido week at aikido forum kishintai and Sports University in Cologne. Endo Sensei taught the impossible things to teach: relaxation, concentration…and how is one supposed to teach Calm Mind? I’m sure that all the about 50 attendees…

Aikido in Japan – Ein Reisebericht

Japan – Ein Reisebericht Zazen – Wer nach Japan fliegt, muss sitzen können. Zwölf Stunden Frankfurt Tokyo nostop ist eine nicht zu unterschätzende Herausforderung. Umgeben von polarer Nacht will man gern von tanzenden Kirschblüten träumen, sofern die Enge der Flugkonserve denn ein bischen Schlaf zulässt. Unterstützt von den unrhythmischen Flügelschlägen der Boing, lehnt der Nachbar sein…