International Encounter in Piracicaba - SP
Ricardo Lopez Sensei, from Argentina - 5th. Dan
Humberto Miranda Sensei, from Brazil - 5th. Dan
September 24th. and 25th., 2010

The 24th and 25th of September of 2010 professor Ricardo Lopez, 5th degree black belt, director of Shimbukan Argentina, was present in the city of Piracicaba (SP), Brasil,  he was specially invited by professor Roney Rodrigues, chief instructor of Aiki Kaizen Dojo, to dictate a Seminar and a special class of two hours of Buki Waza.
In the occasion this International Encounter was shared with profesor  Humberto Miranda, also 5th degree black belt, who is technically responsible of this and other Dojos of the state of São Paulo.

A large number of students and instructors, from ten different Aikido Schools, not only from Piracicaba, were present to enjoy this event, coming from different cities of the state of São Paulo.

Among them we may cite Fabricio Sensei from Rio Claro, Miranda Sensei from Campos de Jordão, Aristeo Sensei from de Mogi das Cruzes, Simão Sensei from Ribeirão Preto, Ivan Sensei from Americana, Fernando Sensei from Piracicaba, Ricardo Sensei from São Bernardo do Campo y Nakamura Sensei from São Paulo.
Roney, the organizer,
Luciano, Sady, Joseildo, Paulo, Rafael, Dionisio and Mauro, among others, from Aiki kaizen Dojo were also present at this event.

There was companionship, joy and total harmony inside and outside the tatami.
Professor Ricardo Lopez is thankful for all the attentions he received during his stay, he sends a big hug to all of those who were present at this event and he is willing to meet them again next year.

Ricardo Lopez S. and Humberto Miranda S.

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