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The Next Test...

posted Mar 24, 2017, 5:37 PM by John Aughey   [ updated Apr 24, 2017, 3:53 PM ]

The next test is scheduled for April 30 at 4pm for all students.  If adult students need additional time to prepare, a second test will be announced at the test date for one month from then.


posted Mar 24, 2017, 5:35 PM by John Aughey

There will be a pot luck the afternoon of Saturday April 1st.  Please RSVP to Sensei ASAP.

Friday evening class canceled until further notice

posted Oct 10, 2016, 3:27 PM by John Aughey

The Friday evening class is canceled until further notice.  Please join us Saturday morning between 8:30am and 10:00am.

Adult Test date change

posted Oct 10, 2016, 3:25 PM by John Aughey

The fall adult test is moving to Sunday November 6th at 4pm. If this is a problem for anyone, please contact me to arrange alternative dates.

The kids test will not change and will still be held this Saturday, October 15th during the normal kids class at 10am.

Details on May 6-7 Seminar

posted Apr 22, 2016, 7:11 PM by John Aughey

We will be having a seminar on May 6 and 7.  

Training will being on Friday May 6 from 6-8pm.  Dinner will be had Friday after training.
Saturday we will have training from 9-11am (aiki-kids are welcome), and from 4-6pm that evening.  BOYBeverage and BOYFood to share dinner at Sensei's Saturday evening.

Many members from the original dojo will be there.  Please see Sensei for details.

Please RSVP with Sensei to let him know you will attend.

Yudansha Promotion

posted Apr 11, 2016, 12:51 PM by John Aughey   [ updated Apr 11, 2016, 12:53 PM ]

Congratulations to Kyle Rieger and John Aughey who were promoted to Shodan during the April 8, 2016 test.

April 8 Kyu Testing Promotions

posted Apr 11, 2016, 12:49 PM by John Aughey

Congratulations to the following kyu ranks who were promoted during the April 8, 2016 test.

Chauncey Wealand - 7th kyu
Eric Kerr - 7th kyu
Tambra Whitley - 6th kyu
Gary Gebhardt - 4th kyu
Johanna Winfield - 3rd kyu
Reuben Martinez - 2nd kyu
Valeria Martinez - 1st kyu

(My apologizes if I missed anyone.  Please let me know if someone is missing)

2016 Seminar

posted Jan 29, 2016, 11:24 AM by John Aughey   [ updated Feb 7, 2016, 8:09 PM ]

We will be having an aikido seminar on the weekend of May 7, 2016.  Festivities will likely being on Friday with training and dinner.  The schedule of events and instructors will be made available shortly.  There are limited spots available, so please call Freeman Sensei if you wish to attend.  Note: the previous date was April 2 and it has been moved to May 7.

Testing Dates

posted Jan 29, 2016, 11:16 AM by John Aughey   [ updated Jan 30, 2016, 11:23 AM ]

The next testing dates will be Saturday 2/27/2016 at 10am for kids, and Friday 4/8/2016 at 6:00pm for adults.  Note, the adult test will include all ranks - kyu ranks through and including Yudansha.

Seminar and Testing

posted Nov 13, 2015, 10:09 AM by John Aughey   [ updated Jan 29, 2016, 11:12 AM ]

We have a tentative date for an Aikido seminar of January 29, 30, 31.  Angulo Sensei from Miami will be flying to St. Louis for us to learn from him and for him to learn from us.  Angulo Sensei has a large resume including judo, karate, aikido, and jiu-jitsu.  Angulo Sensei teaches under the direction of Take Sensei (Seagal Shihan).  Be aware, this is a tentative date.  The next test will be scheduled for the last day of the seminar.

The schedule for the proposed seminar will be evening training on Friday, Morning and afternoon training on Saturday.  And morning training/test on Sunday.  As is our traditions, there will be group dinners/meals throughout the weekend.  Specific times and places will be made available as we get closer to the event.

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