Aikido Seminar
November 11 and 12, 2006


Toronto Aikikai invites you to an Aikido seminar instructed by Nelson Requena Shidoin, 6th dan, Chief Instructor of Venezuela Aikikai, and Robert Zimmermann Shidoin, 6th dan, Chief Instructor of Toronto Aikikai.

Nelson Requena Sensei is the Chief Instructor of Venezuela Aikikai, an organization with 22 associated dojos and 1200 members. He started practicing Aikido in 1973 and is a retired officer from the Venezuelan Navy. In addition to leading Venezuela Aikikai, he teaches Aikido to Law Enforcement agencies. The seminar is open to beginning as well as advanced practitioners, and will focus on basic Aikido techniques, bokken, jo, and police arrest and restraint applications.

The tentative class schedule is as follows:

Saturday       Sunday      
09:00 - 10:00 Registration 09:00 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 11:00 Aikido (Requena) 10:00 - 11:00 Aikido (Requena)
11:15 - 12:15 Aikido (Requena) 11:15 - 12:15 Aikido (Requena)
12:15 - 14:30 Lunch 12:30 - 13:30 Jo (Zimmermann)
14:30 - 15:30 Bokken (Zimmermann)    
15:45 - 16:45 Aikido (Requena)    
19:30 Dinner    

Seminar registration is at the door, and fees are

Two days C$ 80 / 70 US$
One day C$ 70 / 60 US$

Please bring your bokken and jo, and if you are coming from out of town and need a place to stay, please let us know well in advance so we can make accommodation arrangements with our students for you. Should we run out of space at our students' homes, here is a list of nearby hotels and rooming houses.
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Hope you will join us!

R. Zimmermann
Chief Instructor
Toronto Aikikai


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