Finally back to the mat !
There a just still few spots left in the children classes but we are expecting full classes this session.
Also note the slight changes in the adult schedule.
This session will see quite some changes in the classes structure with several new features that will be using this big screen you have been wondering about !
And finally some Japanese Aikido instructor visits are being planned...
Our AGM is next Wednesday evening at the Yukon Inn. All past, present and future students, and any other interested people are welcome.
If you can't come to the meetings and have thoughts to share please feel free to send to email@example.com which will reach all board members and be shared at the meeting.
president, Aikido Yukon
update (Aug 21): The monday 4-5yr start time has moved from 4pm to 4:15pm, finishing at 5:15pm.
update2 (Aug 21): The Thursday 6-12yr start time has moved from 4pm to 4:30pm, finishing at 5:30pm.
Classes start week of Aug 27th, excepting Monday (Sept 9th) & Friday (Sept 6th) due to Labour Day long weekend.
Pre-registration for existing students starts Aug 14th, and is open to everyone Aug 21st.
See Children and Youth Classes for details.
Adult classes continue to be the same throughout the summer, and are expected to remain that way into the fall (with the possible addition of extra classes). Namely: monday & wednesday evenings, 6pm to 8pm, and thursday lunch, 11:30-12:30pm.
This session many Children's classes will be 1.5 hours so we have enough time to show some presentations on Japanese culture and history on the screen we have installed, also this will allow us to go outside to do weapons when the weather allows. The Adult classes now start at 6:00pm instead of 5:30pm.
As usual for the outside practice we will be in the park at the end of Cook street, next to the cliff. Sometimes we might go up the cliff as we have in the past to train in the trees area.
For Friday Youth class only:
Due to some professional l trips, this session will start one week after going back to school. So:
1st class: Thursday March 28th, 4:30-6:00pmGael Marchand
all others: Friday, 4:30-6:00pm
no class: Good Friday, April 5th
Aikido Yukon, Technical director
Hello Folks, the lunch time hand to hand class has moved to Thursday, 11:30-12:30, effective March 6th.
An announcement about the structure of next session for Children and Youth will be made shortly.
The second annual CAF Summer Camp will be held in HALIFAX, NS, at the Saint Mary's University campus. The first day of camp will be 16 June and the last day will be 22 June 2013.
Hayato Osawa Shihan of Hombu dojo will be the main instructor at this Camp.
Further information and an on-line registration form/system are being created, watch www.CanadianAikidoFederation.ca for details.
Our Annual General Meeting will be Saturday Feb 2nd at 12:00 Noon at the dojo.
It's potluck, all are welcome. The business portion is over in 1.5 hours (or else!). If you're really averse to business, come late (but we start with dessert!). After that it's just good food, companionship and whatever else we can throw into the mix.
Also in case you missed it, the Adult Schedule is out, and used uniforms are on sale for $20ea to the end of January.
The Children and Youth and Adult Schedules have been set, visit the pages for details.
For the month of January all used uniforms are on sale for $20 ea. The effort for laundry is too much, and we'd like put the space used by them to better use anyway. (You'll see what we've been up to on your next visit).
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