Saturday, March 15, 2014

Shimamoto Shihan 8th Dan Aikikai - Israel - May 28th - June 1 - 2014


Shimamoto Katsuyuki Shihan
Aikido 8th Dan Aikikai
Disciple of Founder of Aikido
Head priest of Zen Temple Shosenji
An Aikido seminar in Israel
May 28 - June 1 2014

Wednesday - May 28 30€
20:00 - 22:00 Aikido

Thursday - May 29 30€
20:00 - 22:00 Aikido

Friday - May 30 50€
15:00 - 17:00 Aikido
17:30 - 18:30 Tanto Dori (knife taking techniques)

Saturday - May 31 60€
11:00 - 13:00 Aikido
13:00 - 15:00 Lunch break - you can bring your own food or pre-order Japanese obento lunch-box
15:00 - 16:00 Tachi Dori (sword taking techniques)
16:00 - 17:00 Questions & Answers with Shimamoto Shihan


Sunday - June 1
18:00 - 19:00 Kids class - adults welcome 10€
20:00 - 22:00 30€

Full seminar fee: 160€
Full seminar for Masatake Dojo members: 125
Single class fee (see schedule)

About: Shimamoto Shihan 8th Dan Aikikai (77 years old) is the head of Shosenji Dojo in Toyonaka - Osaka, and the head priest of Shosenji Zen Temple.
He was a direct student of the founder of Aikido Morihei Ueshiba O-Sensei, and one of the closest disciples of the late Kissaburo Osawa Sensei.



Seminar Location: Masatake Dojo, Rehovot, Israel  (gym hall of weizmann elementary school):

Accommodations: Please contact me and I will gladly assist.

Hoping very much to see you with us.

I will be happy and grateful if you forward this information to your aikido contacts. 

Yours,

Ze'ev Erlich

Monday, August 12, 2013

Fukakusa Motohiro Shihan 8th Dan Aikikai in Israel 2013

Fukakusa Motohiro Shihan
Aikikai 8th Dan
Aikido, Aikiken, Aikijo
Seminar in Israel
November 28 - December 3
2013

Thursday (November 28)
20:00 - 22:00 Aikido (30€ / 150)

Friday (November 29) 
10:30 - 12:00 Aikiken basics (20€ / 100)
15:00 - 18:00 Aikido (40€ / 200)

Saturday (November 30)
10:30 - 13:30 (40€ / 200) Aikido
19:00 - 20:30 (20 / 100) Aikijo basics

Sunday (December 1)
10:30 - 12:00 Aikiken (20 / 100)
20:00 - 22:00 Aikido (40€ / 200)

Monday (December 2)
10:30 - 12:00 Aikijo (20 / 100)
20:00 - 22:00 Shinsa (Dan examinations) 
* Only invited people can watch the examinations.

Tuesday (December 3)
11:00 - 12:30 Kids (8th kyu and above) Aikido (20 / 100)




Fee:
Full seminar fee: 200€ / 900
Single class fee (see schedule)

Please read this complementing article about Fukakusa Shihan:
http://www.budojapan.com/spaceial-article/international-aikido-federation-s-11th-international-aikido-congress/fukakusa-motohiro-class/

Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/489738661099267/

Seminar Location: Masatake Dojo, Rehovot, Israel  (gym hall of weizmann elementary school):
Here are three optional hotel web sites for early reservations:
1. Leonardo Hotel Rehovot: 20 minutes walk from the city center, and about 35 minutes walk from the dojo:
תמונה מוטבעת 1

2. Casa De Vital: A simple and small hotel in the center of our town - about 10 minutes walk from the dojo:
תמונה מוטבעת 2

3. Hapina Shel Michal (in Mazkeret Batya): A hotel in a small town next my city - about 10-15 minutes by car from the dojo (a taxi would cost about 10 Euro from the hotel to the dojo or our city center):
תמונה מוטבעת 3

I recommend making early hotel reservations.

Hoping very much to see you with us.
I will be happy and grateful if you forward this information to your aikido contacts. 

Yours,

Ze'ev Erlich

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

John Stevens Sensei, 7th Dan Aikikai August 2-4 2013

Masatake Dojo (Aikikai) is honoured to host a seminar with John Stevens Sensei, 7th Dan Aikikai: Professor of Buddhist Studies from Tohoku University in Japan. One of the only experts on Aikido's kotodama (kototama) and Misogi No Ken & Jo.

This is his second visit in Israel.

Excellent news: In addition to Stevens Sensei's Aikido classes, there will be a special Zen and Calligraphy (shodo) workshop on Friday August 9th.

Stevens Sensei is a professor of buddhist studies from a university in Japan... he is a top expert on zen calligraphy.

Seminar schedule and fee:
August 2nd (friday) 200 ₪
15:30 - 16:00
16:15  - 17:45

August 3rd (Saturday) 200 ₪
10:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 13:30

August 4th (Sunday) 180 ₪
20:00 - 22:00

August 9th (Friday) 200 ₪
14:00 - 18:00 Zen and Calligraphy (please pre-register for this class).


Our dojo's seminars are non-profit seminars.

A list of Stevens Sensei's books: http://www.amazon.com/John-Stevens/e/B000APSNKO/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1

About: John Stevens Sensei lived in Japan for thirty-five years, where he was a professor of Buddhist studies at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai. Stevens Sensei is a widely respected translator, an ordained Buddhist priest, a curator of several major exhibitions of Zen art, and an aikido instructor. He has authored more than thirty books and is one of the foremost Western experts on aikido, holding a ranking of 7th dan Aikikai. Stevens Sensei has also studied calligraphy for decades, authoring the classic Sacred Calligraphy of the East.

Further information: email or phone us at: 0523-302386 (+972-523-302386)

Friday, February 22, 2013

Shimamoto Shihan 8th Dan - Israel - May 31, june 1,2,3 2013

Masatake Dojo Israel
An Aikido Seminar with:
Shimamoto Shihan:
Aikido 8th Dan and a Zen Master.
Seminar in Israel
May 31, June 1,2,3 2013

Seminar schedule:

Friday (May 31) 
15:00 - 17:00 (30€)
17:30 - 18:30 (20€)

Saturday (June 1)
10:30 - 12:00 (30€)
12:30 - 13:30 (20€)

Sunday (June 2)
18:30 - 19:30 Kids class - adults welcome (20€)
20:00 - 21:30 (30€)

Monday (June 3)
20:00 - 21:30 (30€)

Full seminar fee: 140€
Single class fee (see schedule)

About: Shimamoto Shihan 8th Dan Aikikai (75 years old) is the head of Shosenji Dojo in Toyonaka - Osaka, and the head priest of Shosenji Zen Temple.
He was a direct student of the founder of Aikido Morihei Ueshiba O-Sensei, and one of the closest disciples of the late Kissaburo Osawa Sensei.

Seminar Location: Masatake Dojo, Rehovot, Israel  (gym hall of weizmann elementary school):
Here are three optional hotel web sites for early reservations:
1. Leonardo Hotel Rehovot: The hotel where Shihan and Mama San will be staying is Leonardo hotel. It is 20 minutes walk from the city center, and about 35 minutes walk from the dojo:
תמונה מוטבעת 1

2. Casa De Vital: A simple and small hotel in the center of our town - about 10 minutes walk from the dojo:
תמונה מוטבעת 2

3. Hapina Shel Michal (in Mazkeret Batya): A hotel in a small town next my city - about 10-15 minutes by car from the dojo (a taxi would cost about 10 Euro from the hotel to the dojo or our city center):
תמונה מוטבעת 3

I recommend making early hotel reservations.

Hoping very much to see you with us.
I will be happy and grateful if you forward this information to your aikido contacts. 

Yours,

Ze'ev Erlich