Aiki Connections – Daito Ryu with Sensei Howard Popkin
Please note this course is now SOLD OUT. We are operating a wait list should there be cancellations or places added, so email if you would like to be included.
Date of Course : Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th May 2014
We are very pleased to be hosting Howard Popkin Sensei from the USA, a long time student under Okamoto Seigo, founder of Roppokai Daitō-ryū and a student of Horikawa Kodo Sensei (longest serving student of Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu founder Takeda Sōkaku). This is Popkin Sensei’s first seminar to be held within the UK.
Howard is a teacher of rare quality, profound, light-touch kuzushi, extensive technical knowledge and fine humour. His lessons and technical insights into the practice of aiki are true treasures for any serious student of aikido, judo and many other arts.
The course fee is £100 and it will be a very full weekend – to register or for more information please email Phil Eyers
Overview of Daitō-ryū jūjutsu, Aiki-jūjutsu, and Aiki-no-jutsu
Relationship of Daitō-ryū techniques to Aikido techniques
Methods of analyzing techniques for improved efficacy
Methods for improving overall softness in techniques
Location will be at Genryukan Dojo, Clarendon & Westbury Community Centre, Belgrave Road, Dover, Kent CT17 9RA. – Easy access by car via the M20, Via train to Dover Priory Station. The Dojo is within walking distance (less than 10 mins from station).
We can provide accommodation for you, just get in touch.
Payments via paypal in advance, just contact Phil Eyers via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07445 453182
We are limiting the event to only 25 participants.
Please wear white dogi without hakama.
Buy your advance ticket now or put down your deposit via paypal to secure your place.