Thursday, August 20, 2009

Wayne Muromoto Blog

SMAA Senior Advisor Wayne Muromoto has created a cool new blog called The Classic Budoka. Be sure to drop by for fun and informative information about traditional budo and koryu bujutsu.

Mr. Muromoto received a Shihan teaching certificate and a sixth dan from the SMAA Jujutsu division, and he's a long time SMAA member. He teaches Takeuchi Ryu jujutsu in Hawaii.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Michigan SMAA Seminar

The recent SMAA seminar in Michigan was successful, with participants from several states in the USA attending. Instruction focused on Japanese swordsmanship: Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu iaido, kendo, and aiki ken (aikido sword). A full day of training resulted in tired, but happy, students.

We'll have a complete report in the next SMAA Journal, with perhaps more about this fun event in an upcoming SMAA E-mail Update. Thanks to everyone that participated in Ann Arbor, Michigan and to Nicklaus Suino Sensei for the use of his dojo.

Don't forget about the upcoming Europe SMAA Seminar in London this August, and the second SMAA seminar in California this November. We hope to see everyone at these important events.