Piracicaba - SP - Brazil
Ricardo Lopez Sensei, from Argentina - 5th. Dan
June 21th and 22th., 2013

For the fifth consecutive year, on 21th and 22th of June, 2013,  professor Ricardo Lopez, 5th degree black belt, director of Shimbukan Argentina, was present in the city of Piracicaba (SP), Brasil.
He was specially invited to dictate a Seminar, and a special class of of Buki Waza, by professor Roney Rodrigues, chief instructor of CRA Aiki Kaizen Dojo, and also technically responsible of this and other Dojos of the state of São Paulo.

Aiki Kaizen is also member of Sansuikai International, organization under the presidence of Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan, direct student of the founder Morihei Ueshiba, O Sensei.

A large number of students and instructors, from some Aikido Schools, not only from Piracicaba, were present to enjoy this event, coming from different cities of the state of São Paulo. We can mention here practitioners from Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Carlos,  Osasco and Rio Claro.

Also the presence of Roney Sensei, organizer, André Sensei, Paulo Sensei, Rafael Sensei, Mauro Sensei, Cesar Sensei, Paulo Sensei,  João Sensei, Flávio Sensei, Sady Sensei, Leandro Sensei, Joseildo Sensei, Lucas Sensei, among others, all of Aiki Kaizen

Roney Rodrigues Sensei y Ricardo Lopez Sensei

From Buenos Aires attended, accompanying his master, Diego Demare Sensei and Paola De Luca Sensei, both professors of Olivos Dojo, headquarters of  Shimbukan Argentina.
Paola Sensei dictated a special class for children which was attended by a large number of students.

More than 100 practitioners attended the four classes offered during this event.
As in others opportunities there was harmony, joy and companionship, inside and outside the tatami.
Professor Ricardo Lopez is thankful one more again for all the attentions he received during his stay, and sends a big hug to all of those who were present at this event and he is willing to meet them again next year.


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