Gentil Pennewaert Shihan Promotion

Gentil Pennewaert Shihan

On January 14th, 2018, Hombu Dojo posted the latest promotions for the New Year at the Kami Biraki Ceremony. Listed among the promotions was our very own Gentil Pennewaert Sensei who was promoted to Shihan  “Master Instructor”. Congratulatory comments flooding in from emails, social media, and text messages with “Well Deserved” messages were received all […]

Winter Aikido Seminar

winter aikido seminar

WINTER AIKIDO SEMINAR 2017 and MEDITATION CLASS Join your fellow students at the Winter Seminar on Saturday, Dec. 2nd. Sensei Gentil Pennewaert will be instructing this special one day seminar. Come join all the members as we practice, learn, and discover new aikido techniques. Schedule: Friday, Dec. 1 – CLOSED Saturday, 2nd- 1PM – 4PM; Testing […]

Aikido Fall Seminar

aikido fall seminar 2017

ALL SEMINAR 2017 and MEDITATION CLASS Join your fellow students at the Fall Seminar on September 23rd and 24th! Schedule: Friday, September 22nd – CLOSED Saturday, September 23rd – 1PM – 4PM; Testing from 4:15PM Sunday, September 24th – 10AM – 1PM Monday, September 25th – CLOSED Seminar Fee: 2-day fee is $75 at the […]

7th Annual Sugano Shihan Summer Camp

Sugano Shihan Aikido Summer Camp

Join us on June 24-25 for the 7th Annual Sugano Shihan Summer Camp with chief instructor, Sensei Gentil Pennewaert (6th Dan Aikikai) and guest Sensei John Brinsley (5th Dan Aikikai from Aikido Daiwa). We are so proud to continue the legacy of Seichii Sugano Shihan every year. Please save the date. Seminar details are as […]

Get Ready for Samurai Summer Camp

samurai summer camp

Best Aikido Summer Camp for Children Every summer, Newport Beach Aikido offers the best children’s martial arts camp in Orange County. In the months of July and August, children will have the opportunity to learn and practice the different ways of being powerful and safe. The skills learned in the aikido summer camp will stop most […]