Join the New College of Florida dojo for three days of seminars about Tomiki aikido kata techniques and training sessions for tanto randori. The event will take place Friday, 25 January, 5:00-8:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00 am-1:00 pm at New College of Florida in Sarasota. Dan-level testing may be arranged with advanced notice.
Friday, 25 January: Manny Vargas, 6th Dan
Off Balance: Kata vs Randori & Various Randori drills
Saturday, 26 January, Morning: Tim Dudley, 7th Dan Fugakukai aikido and 4th Dan judo
Connections Between Aikido and Judo
Saturday, 26 January, Afternoon: Tiffany Doan, 3rd Dan
Randori Drills and Competition Practice
Sunday, 27 January: Will Ball, 4th Dan
Practical Understanding and Application of Aikido
Three distinguished aikidoka will present seminars: Manny Vargas (rokudan), Will Ball (yondan), and Tim Dudley (nanadan Fugakukai), in addition to drills and training with Tiffany Doan (sandan).
Registration is $50. Practitioners of all martial arts and all levels welcome.
New College of Florida is located on Florida’s Gulf Coast directly on Sarasota Bay. There are beautiful beaches, the Ringling Museum, and many other activities for aikidoka and their families to explore.
Local hotels within walking distance of campus include: