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Shizentai Aikido Annual Lowveld Friendship Seminar

Posted: 02 Nov, 2020

The Seminar is open to all organisations and will include outings to the best spots and hospitality the Lowveld has to offer. Come and enjoy a weekend of fun, sun, and Aikido! Details below: INSTRUCTOR: Sensei Craig Borman 5th dan DATES: Friday 4 December - Sunday 6 December 2020 MAT FEE: R450 per person KEIKO: Friday: 6:00pm -7:30pm Saturday: 9:00am - 10:30am | 11:00am – 12:30pm LUNCH: Kaapschehoop WEAPONS SUNSET CLASS: 5:30pm – 6:30pm DINNER: 7:00pm onwards SUNDAY: 9:00am – 10:30am WHERE: Lowveld Country Club, 59 Aurora Dr, Nelspruit, 1200 *Accommodation on request. Family Discounts apply! *Half-day Kruger Game Drive Tour collect/drop-off in Nelspruit- Departs at 5:00am Sunday 6 Dec (optional) Contact Lisa on 0829902938 or to REGISTER your slot before 15 November 2020.

Shizentai students Winterschool 2018 Grading Promotions!

Posted: 25 Jul, 2018

We are happy to announce the following dan grading promotions! Lisa Borman (2nd dan) Nidan David Schlebusch (1st dan) Shodan Wayne Lucas (1st dan) Shodan Congratulations guys you did so well!

Aikido Autumn Seminar in the mountains 28th of April-1st of May - Instructor Craig Borman 5th dan

Posted: 14 Feb, 2018

Shizen tai Aikido Dojo is happy to host this year's Aikido Autumn Seminar in Sabie Mpumalanga. It is a wonderful time of year in the lowveld. It is the perfect time to invest in our practice, and flexibility, before the cold months ahead. We warmly encourage and welcome you to join us to practice Aikido, which will focus on the basics and will include meditation and Ki no Remna- mindfullness exercizes. Sensei Craig Borman (5th Dan Aikikai) will be instructing. We will be hosted by Ligna Lodge: Accomodation per night including Breakfast R385 Please accept this invitation - and spread it to others. Bring your weapons, clean feet and an empty cup.The seminar will include gradings. Mat fee: R250 To register please Fill out our contact form on the Contact page or call 0845681110

Minegishi sensei at Bryanpark dojo

Posted: 14 Nov, 2017

Shizentai dojo will be hosting Mutsuko Minegishi sensei - 7th dan from Guam for two days. On friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th of November. Class times 17:00-18:00(childrens class), 18:00-19:30(adults class) Friday,17:00-18:00(childrens class), 09:30-11:30(adults class) Saturday class. Everyone is welcome!


Posted: 21 Jan, 2016

We are happy to announce that Sensei has been promoted to 5th dan (Godan) by Doshu Moriteru Ueshiba, grandson of the founder Morihei Ueshiba at the Kagami Baraki ceremony in Japan

Aiki Quotes

Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead. "
O sensei
Founder of Aikido
Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer. "
O sensei
Founder of Aikido

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