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Women’s Aikido Self-Defense Workshop

Women's Aikido Self-Defense Workshop

Newport Beach Aikido introduces a series of workshops for women’s self-defense with Chief Instructor, Gentil Pennewaert Shihan. Women have an advantage through aikido. Develop greater situational awareness, learn life-saving techniques, and increased physical self-confidence. Don’t be a victim. Aikido techniques enable the “victim” to redirect an attackers’ energy against themselves. Control of the situation is […]

Stage Annuel 2020 in Belgium

Aikido Belgium Stage Pennewaert Sensei

In affiliation with Shin Do Kan Uccle in Belgium, Pennewaert Gentil Shihan will be teaching in Belgium for the Annual Seminar Series from March 6 through March 12, 2020. Below is a schedule of dojos and seminar location, times, and information in 2020. Shindokan : Avenue de la Chênaie 83  bruxelles 1180 Aikido Wachtebeke : Sportcentrum Puienbroeck […]

Doshu visits California in 2019

Doshu visits California

On September 6-8, 2019, the California Aikido Association (CAA) celebrated their 40th Anniversary at the San Mateo County Event Center with special guest Doshu. Moriteru Ueshiba is the grandson of Morihei Ueshiba, founder of aikido, and son of Kisshomaru Ueshiba. Ueshiba is the third and current Doshu (hereditary head) of the Aikikai organization. The California Aikido […]