Jacques Payet Shihan, 7th Dan in Yoshinkan Aikido, will be making his yearly visit to Southern California from Japan in two weeks. It is a rare opportunity to train with such a highly ranked instructor and we highly encourage your attendance regardless of rank.
The schedule of his Southern California seminars are as follows:
LOS ANGELES AIKIDO
12418 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604
Saturday, February 16, 2-4pm $50
Sunday, February 17, 11-1pm $50
$125 for all three classes
AIKIDO OF DEL MAR
3800-A Mykonos Lane, San Diego, CA 92130
Main hall at the Boys and Girls Club
Monday, February 18, 7-9pm $50
Tuesday, February 19, 7-9pm $50
Wednesday, February 20, 7-9pm $50
$125 for all three classes, $90 for two
Wednesday, February 20, 1:30pm-3pm FREE picnic bokken training
IMPORTANT! You must RSVP with payment for your choice of classes in advance. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to an instructor in person during normal class hours.
As a result of these special seminars, there will be NO Aiki-Kids class on Saturday February 16th and Wednesday February 20th. On Monday Febuary 18th, We will be hosting the kids class from 6pm-6:50pm.
Upon earning their international kyu status, Aiki-Youth and adult students are invited to participate in all of the seminar trainings. Students are highly encouraged to attend regardless of rank. Visitors from other dojos in Southern California are also invited. Spectators are welcome.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
About Jacques Payet Shihan: Payet Sensei has the unique distinction of being uchi-deshi (live-in apprentice) directly under the guidance of Shioda Sensei longer that any other Westerner. He was appointed staff instructor at the Yoshinkan Honbu dojo (world headquarters in Tokyo) and during that time he designed the Foreign Instructor course in 1991 and translated Aikido Shugyo the autobiography of Kancho Gozo Shioda. He was appointed technical director for the English Aikido Yoshinkan Federation. He is currently teaching classes and seminars in many private companies, university clubs and dojos in Japan as well as in many other countries around the world. More about Payet Shihan at http://aikidomugenjuku.wordpress.com/.