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Seminar: Cognard Shihan 8thDan in VA, CA, AZ (June 2014) Posted 4/13/2014 4:19pm [from Andrea Debiasi] "Kokusai Aikido Kenshukai Kobayashi Hirokazu Ryu Ha" (KAKKHRH) is pleased to announce a series of seminars directed by Cognard Andre Shihan 8th Dan (Hanshi, Dai Nippon Butoku Kai), which will take place in Virginia/DC Metro Area (June 9: Arlington), Southern California (June 12-14: Orange) and Arizona (June 16: Phoenix). All affiliations, levels, and juniors are very welcome. Check out the details in the dedicated Website: Seminar: Yoshida, Moore, Tomoleoni, Roberts in IL June 28-29 Posted 4/13/2014 12:51pm [from Lisa Tomoleoni] Please join us for two days of training with 4 instructors from a variety of backgrounds. Glenn Yoshida 7 dan, Meido Moore 6 dan, Lisa Tomoleoni 6 dan and Rich Roberts 5 dan will instruct at this seminar hosted by Abiding Spirit Aikikai in Crystal Lake, IL. All are welcome!

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Morihei Ueshiba Morihei Ueshiba (植芝 盛平, Ueshiba Morihei?, December 14, 1883 – April 26, 1969) was a famous martial artist and founder of the Japanese martial art of aikido. He is often referred to as "the founder" Kaiso (開祖?) The Aikido FAQ Ecole Française Judo/Jutsu Discovering Aikido The Aikido FAQ: Biography of Morihei Ueshiba Morihei Ueshiba, 1883 - 1969 Morihei Ueshiba The founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba, was born on December 14, 1883, to a farming family in an area of the Wakayama Prefecture now known as Tanabe. The traveling Aikidoka's guide to practice at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo Please note that this is an on-going work and if you have any suggestion or remark to improve it, please feel free to comment at the bottom of the article. Training at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo is great fun and can be a life-changing experience (it certainly was for me) so I hope that this article will give you the answers to your questions or perhaps achieve to convince you to make the trip. So hopefully see you there on the tatami N.B.: I have made a map of all the main locations at the end of this article.

Aikikai The Aikikai is the original school of Aikido. It is centered on the Aikikai Foundation in Japan, and its figurehead is the Doshu (the family heir of the founder of Aikido). It is represented globally through the International Aikido Federation. Aikikai Foundation[edit] One logo of the Aikikai Foundation The Aikikai Foundation (財団法人合気会, Zaidan Hōjin Aikikai?) Martial arts students influence the past The July 1994 edition of New Scientist contained an article by Julian Brown with the rather surprising title "Martial arts students influence the past". For copyright reasons, we are unable to reproduce it here so we shall describe its contents: The article focusses on Berkeley physicist Henry Stapp's paper "Theoretical model of a purported empirical violation of the predictions of quantum theory" published in Physical Review A, July 1994. The paper is described as "scientific heresy", probably as it was inspired by experiments carried out by parapsychologist Helmut Schmidt in San Antonio, Texas in 1992.

A blog to analyze the art of dance and its relationship with the contemporary world Last week I had the privilege of attending the Dance/USA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. As a first-timer to the conference and a lowly dancer stepping into the world of established leaders of dance, I approached the week ready to learn and to absorb every possible experience that I could. While the days were jam-packed and at times overwhelming, the entire experience was absolutely amazing. I learned so much and talked to so many people that I’m still trying to put the pieces together. But while I continue to process, I’d like to take some time to share the major highlights from my experience at the conference.

Tai Chi Increases Brain Size Tai Chi Increases Brain Size, Benefits Cognition in Randomized Controlled Trial of Chinese Elderly Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who practiced Tai Chi three times a week, reports an article published June 19 in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Findings were based on an 8-month randomized controlled trial comparing those who practiced Tai Chi to a group who received no intervention. The same trial showed increases in brain volume and more limited cognitive improvements in a group that participated in lively discussions three times per week over the same time period.

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Liste Inverse anglaise Crédit : nous avons largement utilisé le glossaire de Morgan Burke, que l'on peut trouver dans la FAQ du forum sur l'escrime. Les traductions sont de notre cru. Absence of blade : Absence de fer. when the blades are not touching; opposite of engagement. Advance : Marche. Latest Articles About Pushing Hands—Part 2 Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, March 30, 2015 Sheepdog Tip of the Day Officer Stacy Lim from the Los Angeles Police Department pulled into her driveway after an enjoyable evening of softball practice. When Lim got out of her personal car, she was immediately confronted by a group of gangbangers who had followed her with the intent of carjacking her vehicle. Her first response was to call out that she was a police officer. They responded by firing a .357 magnum round into her chest, which penetrated her heart, and blew a tennis ball-size exit wound out her back. Stacy Lim stayed in the fight.