Guided Practice Sessions with Haruo Matsuoka Sensei

When: first Sunday of each month

Start Date: Oct. 10th, 2021 (the init date isn’t the first Sunday of the month, the subsequent sessions will be)

Time: 10 – 11:30 AM Pacific Time

Fee: $25 individual session   

For nearly 2 years, the imposition of challenges from Covid-19 have created protracted restrictions for aikido practitioners around the world.  In an effort to maximize training opportunities for students under the guidance of Haruo Matsuoka sensei, starting on October 10th, 2021, Aikido Doshinokai Association will begin a subscription of training classes on an ongoing basis. On the first Sunday of each month, Matsuoka sensei will be conducting a 90 minute guided practice over Zoom, addressing a wide range of aikido training principles and techniques.  


This training series will begin its first session with the topic of bokken training.  Matsuoka sensei will explain the critical relationship between weapons and empty-handed training in which helping students establishing the understanding of training efficiently and effectively. Through the use of bokken kata, kumitachi exercises and tachi-dori techniques, Matsuoka sensei will elucidate his essential points of training as well as pointing out technical differences between weapons and empty-handed training and common misinterpretations about certain techniques.    


This training series is open to aikido students at all levels. Training tools such as bokken, jo and tanto will be required for their correspondent sessions. A training partner is strongly recommended.  


We hope you will be able take advantage of this learning opportunity.


Aikido Doshinokai Association



* Once registered by making a payment below, Zoom link will be sent to the email used on PayPal within 24 hours.  


** The subscription fee is automatically charged trough PayPal monthly. It can be cancelled anytime. At the time of cancellation, you will be charged for the active class prior to cancellation.  


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The above cancellation instruction will also be found in the PayPal email confirmation after your purchase.