Recollections of Aikikai Hombu Dojo- Generations Speak
October 18, 1:00-3:30 pm Eastern Time
Join us for a workshop featuring non-Japanese Aikido practitioners who spent significant time in Japan training at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo. The years covered by the speakers will range from the mid-1970's to the present day, and the speakers will share their experiences and impressions during their time at Hombu Dojo.
Confirmed Participating Speakers are (we will add to this list as we confirm):
Greg Angus, 6th Dan, 1986-7 &1990-1999
Didier Boyet, 7th Dan, 1977-2016 (by video)
John Brinsley, 6th Dan, 1996-1998 & 2002-2013
Guillaume Erard, 5th Dan, 2008- present (by video)
William Gillespie, 6th Dan, 1997-2004
Leti Sakai, 4th Dan, 2002- present
Meik Skoss, 4th Dan, 1973-1983 & 1987-1997
Adam Sorkin, 4th Dan, 2001-2009
Lisa Tomoleoni, 6th Dan, 1991-2005
Jack Woodyard, 2nd Dan, 1997-present (by video)
Glenn Yoshida, 7th Dan, 1973-1983
Of course, there are many more people who spent time in Japan training at Hombu Dojo, some a long time, some shorter time. Unfortunately, our time is limited, so we cannot include everyone.
Meeting ID: 879 3525 1647
In order to compensate the speakers for their time, we are asking for a small contribution of $15 from attendees. Please use the PayPal button below. If you are so inclined, there is an option for making an additional contribution, to help people who are struggling financially but still wish to attend. If there is financial difficulty, please let us know by email (click here).