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Issue 32 – Southern Aikido Connection

Well, winter is truly upon us and the mat’s really cold, especially for the 6:30a.m. classes! But we still have the hard core Aikidokas turning up, which is super great enthusiasm! After an awesome “batch” that has just graded, we are now in the midst of the next series of proficiency tests to prepare for the November grading. Awesome! Keep on Aikidoing!

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Issue 31 – Southern Aikido Connection

Time really goes by when you’re having fun with Aikido. It was only a few winks ago that 2008 started and now, we’re looking forward to, and preparing for, our mid-year grading. This time around, it appears that we will have a record number of yudansha grading! All the best!

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Issue 30 – Southern Aikido Connection

Well everyone, another year is drawing to a close again. The grading just been was awesome so please do not let up on your training when it resumes in the new year. Meanwhile, have a great X’mas and Happy New Year. Be safe over the holidays. Don’t forget the Pound Davey Lim day (read on!)
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Issue 29 – Southern Aikido Connection

It’s winter but despite the cold, it’s pleasing to see that training numbers have remained high – particularly the bravehearts who try to warm the freezing mat at the 6:30am classes. ASC’s 17th. Anniversary Seminar is coming soon so please do attend that and look forward to the year end grading in November.

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Issue 28 – Southern Aikido Connection

2007 has come on real quick and we’re already into the second quarter of the year, with our mid-year grading coming up in about 5 weeks’ time. Whoa! So for all who are grading, check to ensure that you have more-than-enough training sessions for your respective grades and strut your stuff on the mat. And enjoy your Aikido at the same time.
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Issue 27 – Southern Aikido Connection

We’re into the Great Kiwi Shutdown season again! Have a good break, indulge a bit, but make sure you come back to training in the new year. Have a great Christmas.

Make sure you read the “BREAKING NEWS” and plan to spend February ’07 in Christchurch!
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