Aikido and Iaido Seminar

D. Halprin Shihan

R. Zimmermann Shihan

October 14 - 16, 2022

More information to follow.

Toronto Aikikai is pleased to invite you to participate in an Aikido and Iaido seminar instructed by David Halprin Shihan, 7th dan, Chief instructor of Framingham Aikikai and Providence Aikikai, and Robert Zimmermann Shihan, 7th dan, Chief Instructor of Toronto Aikikai.

The seminar will take place on October 14, 15 and 16, 2022, at Toronto Aikikai, located at 58 Ritchie Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

SCHEDULE Friday October 14
5:00 pm -  6:00 pm  Registration
6:00 pm -  7:00 pm  Aikido - D. Halprin
7:15 pm -  8:15 pm  Aikido - R. Zimmermann

Saturday October 15
9:00 am - 10:00 am  Registration
10:00 am - 11:00 am  Aikido - D. Halprin
11:10 am - 12:10 am  Aikido - D. Halprin
2:00 pm -  3:00 pm  Aikido - D. Halprin
3:10 pm -  4:10 pm  Aikido weapons - R. Zimmermann
4:30 pm Aikido Tests

Sunday October 16
9:00 am - 10:00 am  Registration
10:00 am - 11:00 am  Iaido - R. Zimmermann
11:10 am - 12:10 am  Iaido - D. Halprin
12:30 pm Iaido Tests

Please bring jo and bokken for the Saturday weapons class.

LUNCH Lunch on Saturday is included in the seminar price only if the Registration Form and payment are received by Wednesday October 12.

The following vegetarian or non-vegetarian options are available:
Vegetarian: Roasted beet hummus, avocado, white lentils, powerkraut, roasted sweet potato, cucumber, fresh herbs (dill, parsley, mint, basil), organic baby kale, arugula, honey turmeric dressing.
Non-vegetarian: Oven roasted chicken, goat cheese, maple roasted squash, balsamic green beans, pickled onions, organic baby kale, brown rice, lemon wedge, balsamic vinaigrette.

AIKIDO   Adult   Youth
Friday   $ 40   $ 20
Saturday   $ 80   $ 50
Friday + Saturday   $ 100   $ 60
IAIDO   Adult
Sunday   $ 60
2 days   $ 100
3 days   $ 125

A parent or guardian must accompany a youth to the dojo and sign an authorization form for their participation.
All prices are in Canadian dollars.

REGISTRATION To register for participation in the seminar please fill the Registration Form below.
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After pressing the "Send" button, you will be redirected to a payment page.

Registration Form
*Adult or Youth:
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*Saturday (Yes / No):
*Sunday (Yes / No):
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LODGING Toronto is a bustling metropolitan city and has lots of hotels, motels, rooming houses, etc. We encourage you to make reservations early.
If you are on a budget please let us know as soon as possible and we'll do our best to accommodate you with our students. If we can't find a place for you to stay at, you are welcome to stay at the dojo, but please bring your own bedding.

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING Toronto Aikikai is located at 58 Ritchie Avenue, just steps from the Dundas West subway station, from the intersections of Dundas St. West and Bloor St. West, and from the intersections of Dundas St. West and Roncesvalles Ave.
Detailed directions to the dojo can be found here.
If you are driving your best bet for parking is at the Loblaws parking lot just behind the dojo. There is a walkway from the parking lot onto Ritchie Avenue.

COVID-19 POLICY Standard hygiene practices are in effect at the dojo.
We suggest all seminar participants and visitors self-test before coming to the dojo and abstain from coming if showing any COVID-19, respiratory or other potentially communicable disease symptoms.
Upon arrival to the dojo each day, you will be asked to initial a form indicating your negative status.
Use of masks at the dojo is optional.

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