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Doran seminar in Baltimore on March 17, 2017

Baltimore Aikido, 1750 Union Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21211
To view on Google calendar:

Frank Doran Shihan, 8th dan, will be at Baltimore Aikido for a special seminar. Please join us this event.

Friday March 17, 6:30-8:30pm.
Satuday March 18, 10:00am-12noon, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Sunday March 19, 10:00am-12noon.

The cost $60 per session or $150 for the whole seminar.


2017 Virginia Tai Sai with Pat Hendricks on April 29, 2017

Northern Virginia Ki-Aikido: 2929-E Eskridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22031
April 29, 2017 – April 30, 2017. To view on Google calendar:

Join Aikido of Arlington at the 2017 Virginia Tai Sai seminar with Pat Hendricks shihan (7th dan) on April 29-30. All styles are welcome. See you on the mat!

For more information and to register: 2017 Virginia Tai Sai

Pat Hendricks

Iwama-ryu in Charleston, South Carolina

Looking for Iwama-style aikido in Charleston? Contact Paul N. McMahon (sandan) for more information: Sensei McMahon has 20 years training in traditional aikido (a.k.a. Iwama-ryu). Iwama-ryu focuses on both hand techniques (taijutsu) and weapons (aiki-ken, aiki-jo and tanto).

Alexandria Harmonizers

Enjoy live music with the Alexandria Harmonizers, one of America’s great men’s choruses entertaining, educating, and enriching lives through excellence in a cappella harmony. Founded in 1948, the chorus specializes in one of a cappella’s most challenging forms, four-part harmony. A non-profit with a focus on artistic excellence, community outreach, and musical education, the chorus strives to bring the passion of music to audiences as well as inspire and shape future generations with the power of the singing art form. Visit for more information.

Swords of Light

Check out these cool kumitachi photographs by Elizabeth Pennell.

Kimusubi no tachi 4-1

April 8th Cherry Blossom Demo

Look for our demo at the Cherry Blossom Matsuri Festival on April 8, 2017!

For more details, see

Aikido Drawings by Clyde Paton

Take a look at the Aikido of Arlington gallery drawn by Clyde!

Paul N McMahon writes thriller novel

Read The K-7 Directive by Paul N. McMahon. Our dojo gets a mention in the book!

K-7 Directive