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August Clinic with C.E. Clark at Iwae Dojo

Please join us for a weekend of aikido training with Chuck Clark Sensei at Iwae Dojo. Jiyushinkai Aikibudo is a principle-based system that is rooted in a study of human physiology, anatomy, and psychology (mind, body and spirit). Rather than relying upon leverage, speed, or strength, a technique must work against the strongest, fastest opponent [...]

Iwae Dojo welcomes C.E. Clark to Santa Cruz

Please join us for a weekend of aikido training with Chuck Clark Sensei at Iwae Dojo. Jiyushinkai Aikibudo is a principle-based system that is rooted in a study of human physiology, anatomy, and psychology (mind, body and spirit). Rather than relying upon leverage, speed, or strength, a technique must work against the strongest, fastest opponent [...]

Clinic schedule updates

Stay tuned for upcoming clinic schedules for 2010!

Shared Training @ Shakokan

A shared training session with Shakokan in Concord is planned for October 10th @ 5:00pm.

Dojo Work Day

Oct. 3rd is a planned dojo work day. Training will occur normally at 8:30am. After class, we will clear the mats to work on the following projects: * sealing the floor * repairing/insulating outer wall * new lighting If we manage to finish that, there are always more projects to do to get the dojo [...]

Sept. 20th Training Update

This weekend was a flurry of training. We trained Friday night (~2 hours), Saturday morning (~2 hours), and Saturday evening we traveled up to visit Shakokan for a shared class. The evening ended the evening with Iwae Dojo’s first promotion. The next planned trip to Shakokan is Oct. 10th.

Shared Training @ Shakokan

A shared training session with Shakokan in Concord is planned for September 19th @ 5:00pm.

Clinic Announcement

Saturday, September 5th, there will be an informal one day clinic at Iwae Dojo featuring training with Michael Hacker (yondan) from Renshinkan and Toby Hill (yondan) from Shakokan. Looking forward to seeing people there!

Come train with us in AikiBudo!

Iwae Dojo is an aikido study group meeting 3 times a week in Boulder Creek, CA. We study traditional Japanese Budo (martial ways) in the form of Jiyushin-ryu AikiBudo using the modern educational methods taught in the Jiyushinkai system. If a technique does not work for the smallest person against the largest person with minimal [...]