Category Archives: Aikido

Sunset Cliffs Aikido Dojo – Day Six and Seven

Day Six – Wednesday Tim and I start the day by attending to the Shomen. We have almost a full day before evening classes. So we go shopping. We head out to a local mall and find Sensei Bernice a … Continue reading

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Sunset Cliffs Aikido Dojo – Day Four and Five

Day Four Moday brings the Childrens, Beginners, and Advanced classes. Children’s Class I was allowed to assist in the training of the children’s class. I spent more time learning than I did training in the class.  Sensei Bernice made a number of … Continue reading

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Sunset Cliffs Aikido Dojo – Day Three

Day 3: In which “first time” comes up a lot! Sunday.  I wake up a couple hours earlier than I wanted through a combination of forty-one year old sore being amplified by the previous days training and drinking.  I am NOT … Continue reading

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Sunset Cliffs Aikido Dojo – Day One and Two

My first two days in San Diego at the Sunset Cliffs Aikido Dojo ;tldr; rules apply. I am tweeting as much as possible using the hashtag #SDAIKIDOTRIP. Day 1: Travel The plan for Friday was to get up early, pick … Continue reading

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Taekwondo and Aikido Update

Eli is tiptoeing towards his Orange belt in Taekwondo.  Recently he has had some “focus” issues.   As soon as he saw some of his classmates advancing ahead of him he has started shaping up.  One one hand I ask … Continue reading

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Aikido Update – Bennie and I are now 6th KYU.

I have added an Aikido section to the website. That way I can keep all my practice notes and not litter the main blog page with bi-weekly information about my ability to prove the gravitational constant over and over and over. If … Continue reading

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Second Aikido Class

Eli has been taking a martial arts class at the gym twice a week now for almost a month. A couple of weeks ago as I was driving him home he asked me how much I was learning in my … Continue reading

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