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Ten Steps to Michi: Practical Spirituality In The Dojo

Michi – “the Way” – can meaningfully describe our martial practice if we define it as pursuing spiritual integrity, the extent to which our ideals match our behavior under pressure. To accomplish this, we must create

Community Calls

Social Night – This Friday May 22 @ 8pm Ongoing weekly calls: Sunday @ 11am – Online Keiko! Please register for the class here: Let’s train together — in our GIs Try to have

Aikido and Natures’ Harmony…

Aikido and the Harmony of Nature Community Video Call: Weekly on Thursdays @ 7 pm Signup here: Tampa Aikido’s Community Calls continue through April, May and June, as we dig into the meat of

Dojo Update March 20

Update March 20, 2020 Dear Chuseikan Dojo Community, Under Executive Order 20-71 from the Florida Governor (signed today), all gyms and fitness centers in the state are ordered to immediately suspend services to further limit

2020-02-07/09 Seminar: Sensei Bruce Bookman

On February 7-9 (2020), please join us once again for a special seminar with Sensei Bruce Bookman. Participation is limited to the first 30 people that register with payment.  If you would like to pay by

2019 ASU Regional Testing Seminar in Florida

The 15th annual ASU Regional Testing Seminar in Florida will be hosted in Tampa, Florida on August 10-11, 2019. We are inviting qualified ASU candidates for shodan, nidan, and sandan ranks to register and and


Saotome Sensei has spoken many times with me on the subject of “loyalty”.  I never particularly liked the term, because to me it called up images of fealty and blind allegiance. However, it is a

2019 ASU Yudansha Prep Seminar

This July 20 and 21 (2019), all ASU students preparing for their shodan, nidan, and sandan examinations are invited to join us for our tenth annual Yudansha Prep Workshop series. These Workshops have helped dozens

Memorial Day Seminar with Robert Deppe Sensei

On May 24-26 (2019), please join us for a special seminar with Sensei Robert Deppe. Sensei Deppe is one of the top instructors in the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba. He holds the rank of rokudan (6th degree