Duty Instructors for 2019

Name Grade
Mon Lawrence Leung (5th Dan)
Tue Samuel Hui (4th Dan)
Wed Samson Li (6th Dan)
Thu
Fri Alan Chan (5th Dan)
Sat Justin Marchant / Vincent Chui (4th Dan)
Sun Edmund Wan (1 hr weapon training, 1 hr hand technique) (6th Dan)

Elementary Classes will be held on Tuesdays 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

Sugawara Shigeru Shihan’s Seminar 11 (Thur) to 14 (Sun), April 2019

Sugawara Sensei (Hombu Shihan, 7th dan) will conduct a seminar in Hong Kong from Thursday 11 April until Sunday 14 April 2019. Please check the Associations website closer to the event for times and venues. There will be a grading for HKAA members and members of our affiliated dojo on the Saturday afternoon.

There will be a Welcome Dinner on the Thursday and a Farewell Party on Sunday. The cost will be $200 per head for each event.

Pre-registration and Seminar fees:

1. HKAA Members

a) No seminar training fees will be payable for members who have paid their Annual Fee and regular monthly training fees up to and including January to April 2019. Pre-registration by these members are not required.

b) Members on leave and members who have been paying a “per session fee” for regular training with the approval of the Association will be charged HK$300 per session up to a maximum of $1200. If they want to attend the whole seminar the cost is HK$1200. Such members, having paid the training fee for at least one session will be entitled to attend all other regular classes in April. Pre-registration is required for these members.

All unpaid fees up to 31 March 2019 including 2019/20 annual membership and monthly fees should be settled on or before 2 April 2019.

2. Non-Members/Visitors

Members of our affiliated Dojo and Visitors are welcome. The Hong Kong Aikido Association reserves the right to refuse any applicant. The fee is HK$300 per session up to a maximum of $1200. The fee is HK$1200 for the whole seminar plus $200 for each Welcome Dinner and Farewell Party.

3. Pre-Registration

Members who are on leave, and non-HKAA members or visitors should register with the Secretary Mr. Vincent Chui vincent@aikido.com.hk and pay the applicable fees on or before 9 April 2019. Payments should be made by cash or cheque made out to “Hong Kong Aikido Association Ltd” before the deadline.

Please submit your registration application prior to the deadline. If you do not pre-register with the Secretary or fail to pre-pay the appropriate seminar fee prior to the deadline you may be refused entry. Walk-in applications may not be entertained.

Note : All fee paid are non-refundable under all circumstances. Association reserves the ultimate right of accepting any registration request.

Executive Committee
6 March 2019

Butokukan 14th Anniversary, Shenzhen Sunday 24 March 2019

    Butokukan Dojo Cho, Alan Chan Sensei has invited HKAA members to his dojo’s 14th Anniversary to be held at the Nanshan Dojo on Sunday 24th March 2019.

    Registration: 09:00 to 10:00am

    Training:
    10:20 to 11:20 Alan Chan Sensei
    11:30 to 12:30 Samson Li Sensei

    Training Fee: RMB 100

    Venue: Nanshan Dojo, Nanshan Dojo Zhao Lin Guan, No.1105 Nan Shan Dadao, Nan Shan District, Shenzhen. (Opposite to Zhong You Nanshan Dadao )

    Please contact Alan in person or via email at aikialan@yahoo.com.hk if you wish to attend.
    Deadline is Thursday 21 March 2019

    Lunch will be at 13:30 to 1530 at your own expense

REMINDER – Renewal of 2019/2020 Membership

    The 2019/2020 Annual Fee is due in April 2019. The annual fee of HK$200 should be settled on or before 24 March 2019. 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.

    The fee should be handed in to Samuel Hui (membership@aikido.com.hk) or Vincent Chui (vincent@aikido.com.hk).

    You may consider being a Sponsorship Member for HK$3,200 (non-refundable) (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 2019 to the end of March 2020. (Sponsorship is only available before 24 March, 2019)

    *Members who currently have their monthly fee settled by auto pay, may change to Sponsorship.

      Members of 5th kyu and above are advised to make their monthly payment via autopay (or sponsorship).

      Auto pay Form link

      Feb 2019

Rearrangement of Class Instructors and Cancellation of Thursday class

There have been some rearrangements of class instructors due to the retirement of Edmund Wan Sensei from weekday teaching and the resignation from the Association of Mr. Billy Choong. Wan Sensei will continue to instruct the Sunday class and from time to time instruct the Yudansha classes and workshops. Lawrence Leung Sensei has taken up the Monday evening class and Samson Li Sensei will take up the Wednesday evening class. The Association has been unable to arrange an instructor for the Thursday evening. Thursday evening class will be cancelled until further notice.

Executive Committee
15 July 2018