A two-hour class available to
all adults above the age of 12 or junior high.
||"Toitsudo" Half: Dedicated to "ki" training, starting with stretching
and "Ki Taiso". Afterwards, there is a five minute break for the restroom and
||"Aikido" Half: Dedicated to applying the "ki" training to
Aikido, starting with stretching and common Aikido exercises like rolling
("ukemi"). In th the last 20 minutes or so, each student is allowed to practice
those techniques ("waza") for his/her next level.
||After Class: With the end of class, students are invited to sit down with the teacher and
drink warm tea.
||"One-ness Rhythmn": As of April, 1998, now mandatory for qualifying for
|"How to Use Ki": Using
"ki" to improve your everyday life and general mental health.
||Consists of Level 1 Kengi (wooden sword) and
Level 1 Jogi (wooden pole).
||Consists of Level 2 Kengi and Level 2 Jogi
in addition to training to defend against weapons such as the wooden sword and wooden
A one-hour class available to
children above 3-years-old up to junior high.
||Class starts with stretching and "Ki
Taiso" and then goes into Ki training and common Aikido exercises like rolling
||The teacher then instructs the children in
Aikido and has them practice.
||In th the last
30 minutes or so, each
student is allowed to practice those techniques ("waza") for his/her next level.
About once every month there are special "tokken"
classes held on a Sunday to teach advance Aikido techniques using weapons.
Due to the danger of practicing with weapons, there
are level requirements for taking these classes.
Please remember to apply for these classes at least
one week before the day of the class. Ask one of the instructors for an application form.
Since these "tokken" classes are outside
the regular class program, there is a small fee of a small fee for participation.
April, 1998, Oba Sensei has begin offering special two-hour classes in "ki"
training separate from the "Toitsudo" half of the regular class. These classes