Category Archives: Seminars

Southern California Ki Society Fall Seminar 2017

Southern California Ki Society Fall Seminar 2017 was held on December 9th and 10th at Torrance Cultural Arts Center.  People who practice Ki-Aikido in Torrance, Santa Barbara, Las Vegas and  Seattle dojos attended to the seminar.   

We practiced and learned Aikido principles and a wide variety of Aikido techniques under the instruction of Clarence Chinn Sensei, Chief Instructor of So Cal Ki Society, and Susan Grigsby Sensei, Head Instructor of Seattle Ki-Aikido. 

Many of the teachings were came from the Japan camp, which held in October in this year.  The teaching during the seminar helped us to improve our techniques but also to understand important principles of Ki-Aikido.        

The two days seminar (8:30AM to 4:00PM) included morning and afternoon seminars on both days.  Also we all enjoyed the delicious sushi lunch at the Cultural Arts Center courtyard, Pine Wind Japanese Garden.   Special thanks to Paul Krumholz for helping to prepare the lunches and to take care the registration.

This is officially the last seminar for Chinn Sensei to give us his teaching as Chief Instructor due to his retirement from the position.  From next year, Chinn Sensei will be the advisor of So Cal Ki Society.  Thank you Chinn Sensei !

Southern California Ki Society Combined Camp 2017 in Japan

Southern California Ki Society combined camp 2017 was conducted from October 18 to 21 at Ki Society Headquarters in Tochigi, Japan.   The camp was coordinated by our chief instructor, Clarence Chinn Sensei.

The four days camp included morning and afternoon seminars, and additional evening training.  The instructors were Tomonori Kobori sensei and president of Shinshin Toitsu Aikido Kai (Ki Society), Shinichi Tohei sensei.

People from USA (West coast, East coast and Hawaii), and also from around the world (Russia, Australia, Germany, Belgium and Tahiti), total about 70 people shared great experience during the four days camp in Japan.

Chinn Sensei was honored at the end of the seminar for his over 50 years of service in the Aikido community.


Chinn and Grigsby Sensei Fall Seminar

Fall Seminar December 3rd and 4th

Ki Society members, we are gearing up for our next Fall Seminar.

This year, Southern California Ki Society will be hosting its Regional Fall Seminar on December 3rd and 4th, 2016 inside Studio 2 of the Torrance Cultural Arts Center. The Center is located at 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, California. This studio is directly adjacent to our regular dojo space.

The seminar begins at 8:30 am and ends at 4 pm on both days. Meals will be served at lunchtime.

The two-day seminar is an excellent way for us to develop our Aikido and practice with members from other So Cal Ki Society dojos.

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So Cal Ki Society Spring Seminar 2016

Spring Seminar Report 2016

Last week, teachers and students from all Southern California Ki Society dojos met once again to attend our 2016 Spring Seminar. The seminar was held in beautiful Studio 4, located inside the Torrance Cultural Arts Center. Continue reading

Clarence Chinn Sensei and Susan Grigsby Sensei

Spring Seminar on April 2 & 3

Ki Society members, our next Spring Seminar is just around the corner.

Southern California Ki Society will be hosting its Regional Spring Seminar this April 2nd and 3rd 2016 inside Studio 4 of the Torrance Cultural Arts Center. The Center is located at 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, California.

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