||Justin Marchant / Vincent Chui
||Edmund Wan (1 hr weapon training, 1 hr hand technique)
Elementary Classes will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Teaching will concentrate on basics, and 5th kyu to 3rd kyu techniques. Please refer to the exam. syllabus of the association. Technical Committee
This year’s Memorial Practice and Embu to mark the 9th Anniversary of Cottier Sensei’s passing will be held at Ho Man Tin Dojo.
Time: 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Date: Saturday 10th June 2017
Venue: Ho Man Tin Sports Centre, Chung Yee Street, Ho Man Tin
Cottier Shihan was our Sensei and the founder of Hong Kong Aikido Association. Edmund Wan Sensei will conduct the practice. Members are encouraged to make a special effort to attend.
The programme will be a practice, the memorial ceremony and an embu by our Instructors.
We will go to dinner at a Tao Heung Restaurant, Oi Man Plaza starting from 7:30 pm after the practice.
1 June 2017
The 2017/2018 Annual Fee is due in April 2017. The annual fee of HK$200 should be settled on or before 18 March 2017. Payment should be made in full by cheque or cash. For those on auto pay*, the annual fee will be deducted with the April payment at the end of March. Members should take the opportunity to update their contact details if necessary. There is no need to submit the renewal form if you have no changes.
The fee and the updated information should be handed in to Samuel Hui (email@example.com) or Vincent Chui (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You may consider being a Sponsorship Member for annual HK$3,200 (Annual Fee $200 + Sponsorship Fee $3,000). The benefits are training at HKAA scheduled classes and seminars for a period of 12 months from April to the end of March 2018. (Sponsorship is only available before 18 March, 2017)
*Members who currently have their monthly fee settled by auto pay, may change to Sponsorship.
Members are encouraged to make their monthly payment via autopay (or sponsorship). If you have some difficulty, please contact the Association to make alternative arrangements.
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Kazuhiro Arita Sensei, 7th Dan Aikikai and an honorary member of HKAA, visit Hong Kong in November 2016.
Special workshop over the weekend of 18, 19 and 20 November 2016.
Guest instructor – Hombu Dojo-Cho, Mitsuteru Ueshiba conduct two training sessions
Saturday 15 October – Group Photo after training sessions 1 and Demonstration (Embukai)
Sunday 16 October – Group Photo after training sessions 2
Sunday 16 October – Anniversary Dinner Group Photo
Edmund Wan Sensei conducted the workshop on Friday 16th Sep 2016
Class for Yudansha on Friday 1 July conducted by Edmund Wan Sensei. The topic is “An Overview of Buki (Weapons) and Taigi (Body Art)
Cottier Shihan was our Sensei and the founder of HKAA. The practice was conducted by Samson Li Sensei at Sunday 12th June 2016 (Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Wanchai)
The Hong Kong Aikido Association has set up the Kenneth Cottier Fund to mark the 1st Anniversary of Sensei’s passing as a tribute to his enormous dedication and contribution to Aikido over the past four decades.
The Fund will be used to promote Aikido in Hong Kong and to foster the Association’s relationship with Hombu Dojo and other Aikido organisations overseas.
The Executive Committee of the HKAA will be responsible for the administration and use of the Fund. A sum of HK$100,000 has been put aside to launch the Fund. The Fund will be “topped up” with an amount to be decided by the Executive Committee and by voluntary donations or contributions from members and friends of Cottier Sensei and the Association.
Contributions will be most welcome. If you would like to make a contribution details please approach the Secretary at email@example.com. for details
8 June 2009