On July 6th.
and 7th., 2012, Ricardo López Sensei, 5º Dan, Director of
Shimbukan Argentina, was present for the fourth consecutive year in the
city of Piracicaba (São Paulo), specially invited by the Sensei Roney
Rodrigues, Chief Instructor of the Aiki Kaizen Dojo to dictate a Seminar,
and a Special Class of 2.30 hours, of Buki Waza, this time directed to the
management of the stick (Jo).
Kaizen Dojo also is member of Sansuikai International, organization under
the presidence of Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan, direct student of the founder
Morihei Ueshiba, O Sensei.
A very important amount of students and instructors, more than 80 this
time, not only of Piracicaba, were present to enjoy this event, coming
from different cities in the State of São Paulo.
Among them we can highlight the following teachers:
Fabricio Sensei - Aiki Kaizen Dojo of Rio Claro.
Simão Sensei – Shobu Aiki Dojo of Ribeirão Preto.
Alessandro Sensei – Shobu Aiki Dojo of Ribeirão Preto.
Ivan Sensei - Kitao Dojo of Americana.
Paulo Sensei – Mokuso Budo Kyokai Dojo of São Jose de Rio Preto.
Brasil Sensei – Lenshinkan Dojo of Osasco.
Roney Sensei, Ricardo Sensei and Luciano Sensei
Also Roney Sensei
and Luciano Sensei, organizers, Sady, Paulo, Rafael, Dionisio, Alice,
Justino, Flavio, Andre, Mauro, among others, all of them of the Aiki
Completed the seminar were submitted to tests, for Shodan, Cesar Rodrigues
(Piracicaba) and Rodrigo Deienno (Rio Claro), resulting in successful
As in others opportunities there was joy and companionship, inside and
outside the tatami.
a meeting of friends.
Ricardo López Sensei, as always, appreciated all the attention received
during his stay in Piracicaba, and sends everyone a big hug, hoping to
find them again next year.