Monday, January 03, 2005

A Start

I'm starting this blog in hopes to communicate with the ESTA (Ellis Schools of Traditional Aikido) students and instructors World Wide. Even if moderately successful, we will be better for it. So, don't be shy come one and all and make a statement, ask a question, or just say hello. This is our blog of communication, lets talk.

8 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey! i'm joseph dalembert from toronto. i saw your sight as i was going through the other blogs of other people and the word aikido caught my eye. i used to train jiu-jitzu for three years but i injured myself during training for a tournament in the Philippines.Anyway, i just thought i'd check your sight out. haven't really gone into aikido but it looks fun

9:29 PM  
Blogger chad747 said...

Thanks for comming on Joseph. Go to www.ellisaikido.org for some footage on aikido. Look under What is Aikido and go to the Video Index. You can go through many forms. If you enjoyed Jujitsu then you'll appreciate Aikido.

9:37 PM  
Blogger Al said...

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1:15 PM  
Blogger Al said...

Chad, this Blogs a great idea.

1:16 PM  
Blogger Nigel said...

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12:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey there.

I'm Dave from Grimsby United Kingdom.

I run a small dojo with joint membership of Ellis School of Traditional Aikido and the United Kingdom Aikikai.

Good to make contact with you

Dave Humm
Web : www.aikido-database.co.uk/higashikaigan

9:01 AM  
Blogger Nigel said...

Greetings to everyone state side. Thought I would drop by and add a few comments. Hope this Blogger goes well, and everyone joins in.

Our Dojo opened today for the first time since the Christmas period. I thought I would start the year off with some easy techniques for a change. The class had 2 hours of Suwariwaza, taking the Jo from shomenuchi Kotegaeshi & Iriminage ! Then the nine basic techniques from 1st form. For some unknown reason, judging from the expression on my face, no one complained that their knees were hurting!!

Hope everyone had a good Christmas. I'm looking forward to meeting you all on the Kenshiro Abbe course in the UK this coming May.

Best Regards

Nigel
Abertillery Aikido Club. (Wales) UK

9:24 PM  
Blogger Magnus said...

Excellent idea. How's about some pictures so we know who we all are? I'll take my camera on Monday (first practise of the new year for us Bracknellites, can't wait) and get some snaps.

4:44 AM  

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