Apr 15
2022

In Memoriam, Alan Drengson

In Memoriam, Alan Drengson

Alan Drengson was one of the founding members of Victoria Aikikai in 1977.  He passed away in Victoria on March 6th of this year. https://www.legacy.com/ca/obituaries/timescolonist/name/alan-drengson-obituary?pid=201729946 Bruce Riddick, past president…

Apr 06
2022

Osawa Shihan Summer Seminar Series

Osawa Shihan Summer Seminar Series

The Canadian Aikido Federation announces a first Summer Seminar Series with Osawa Shihan, 8th Dan.  The series will take place over 9 days (June 25 - July 3) with classes in Calgary, Toronto, and Kelowna. Although the CAF hosted a marvelous virtual…

Mar 15
2022

Spring Seminar in the Okanagan!

The Okanagan Aikido dojos are pleased to announce that the Summerland Aikido dojo will be hosting a Spring Seminar with Scott Macphail Sensei! Instructor: Scott Macphail, 6th dan Chief instructor at Victoria Aikido Centre and member of the CAF Examination/Technical…

Mar 08
2022

International Women's Day 2022

International Women's Day 2022

In recognition of International Women’s Day, 2022, we are pleased to honour Liz McKinlay, 5th dan, of Vancouver West Aikikai. 'O-Sensei said that “true budo is a work of love”. What I love about Aikido is the sense of family I find in the Aikido…

"Aiki is not a technique to fight with or defeat the enemy. It is the way to reconcile the world and make human beings one family."

- O’Sensei