We are finally doing it. The 20th anniversary Aikido Summit, originally scheduled for March 2020, is happening on October 1st, 2022. This full day event will have 7 wonderful instructors from 5 distinct lineages. Lunch is included for those who pre-register, as is a baseball cap, and everyone is invited to the potluck party afterwards.
There will be an additional 1.5 hours of training offered at Denver Aikikai the evening before for those who would like to join us. For details click here.
Commemorative fleece vests will also be for sale at the event. Winter is coming!
Location: Denver Buddhist Temple, 1947 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80202
Date: Saturday October 1st, 2022
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm, party to follow
*registration begins at 8am
Seiji Tanaka, 8th dan, Hyland Hill Tomiki Aikido
Kei Izawa, 7th dan, Aikikai Tanshinjuku
Ron Abo, 6th dan, Denver Buddhist Temple Aikido
Eugene Lee, 6th dan, Aikido Shobukan
Edgar Johansson, 5th dan, Denver Aikikai
Adrianne Wonnacott, 5th dan, Aikido West
Abel Villacorta, 4th dan, Boulder Ki Aikido
$90 pre-registration up until September 21st, $100 at the door
*only registration prior to Sept 21st includes lunch and a baseball cap*
Pre-registration for this event is now closed. Please bring $100 cash or check to the door the day of the event.
8:30am-8:45am: Guided warm-ups
8:45am-9:45am: Villacorta Sensei
9:55am-10:55am: Izawa Sensei
11:05am-12:15pm: Tanaka Sensei/Abo Sensei
1:15pm-2:15pm: Wonnacott Sensei
2:25pm-3:25pm: Johansson Sensei
3:35pm-4:35pm: Lee Sensei
6pm: Potluck dinner
Denver Aikikai began hosting the Aikido Summit in 2001 and it has continued as a much cherished event. Previous instructors include Kei Izawa, Seiji Tanaka, Cindy Hayashi, Toby Threadgill, Hiroshi Ikeda, Kaizen Taki, Tres Hofmeister, Kimberly Richardson, and more.
The 20th anniversary summit is finally happening on October 1st, 2022!