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ESKABO DAAN SEMINAR

Posted on February 16th, 2013

ESKABO DAAN SEMINAR flier (PDF)

Ray Feliciano, Chief Instructor of Pasadena Aikikai

Proudly Hosts

ESKABO DAAN SEMINAR

Apr 28,2013 9:00am- 11:30am

Pasadena Aikikai 595. N. Lincoln Ave. Pasadena CA

Cost: $45.00

Grand Master Robert Castro “GM Castro,” is the founder of ESKABO DAAN, a Filipino Martial Art – a San Francisco based school.

Eskabo Daan is a weapons based system (knife and sticks) which incorporates empty hand techniques as well as joint locking techniques. For those of us who practice the art of Aikido, the joint locks techniques are readily recognizable.

GM Castro first made his first appearance during the annual Pasadena Aikikai Friendship Seminar of December 2012. Based on the numerous inquiries and demand, Pasadena Aikikai will begin hosting an ongoing quarterly seminar with GM Castro along with one of his top students, Master Joseph Bautista (seen on 2 photos above taking ukemi).

Ray Feliciano is also a student of GM Castro.

NO PREVIOUS MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. ALL STYLES ARE WELCOME.

For inquiries, please contact Ray Feliciano at Ray58645@gmail.com.

Send me a message at: https://www.facebook.com/pasadena.aikikai

 

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2012 FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE

Posted on November 27th, 2012

PASADENA
AIKIKAI
PRESENTS
2012 FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE

 

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR 8TH ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE.

GUEST INSTRUCTORS:

  • *Robert Castro, Grand Master, ESKABO Daan, San Francisco,
  • Lee Lavi Ramirez, 4th dan, Chief Instructor, NORTH VALLEY AIKIKAI
  • Scott Howard, 4th dan, Chief Instructor, WHITTIER AIKIKAI

WHEN: December 2, 2012
TIME: 8:30 AM – 12:45 PM
WHERE: Pasadena Japanese Cultural Center

595 N. Lincoln Avenue
Pasadena, CA

CONTACT: Ray Feliciano (Chief Instructor of Pasadena Aikikai)
Email: Ray58645@gmail.com
Facebook: Pasadena Aikikai

SUGGESTED DONATION: $30.00 / BRING YOUR TANTO OR TRAINING KNIFE
SCHEDULE:

8:30 – 8:50 OPENING AND WARM UP
8:50 – 9:30 Sensei Howard, 4th dan
9:30 – 9:40 Break
9:40 – 10:20 Sensei Ramirez, 4th dan
10:20 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:10 Sensei Feliciano, 4th dan
11:10 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:30 Grand Master Castro
12:30 – 12:45 CLOSING

* ESKABO Daan is a Filipino Martial Art based in San Francisco California. It is a
weapons based system that also incorporates empty hand techniques as well as joint locking techniques. This art was founded by Grand Master Robert Castro, whose 30 plus years of Martial Arts experience, led him to the creation of this unique and effective style, www.eskabodaan.org.

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April 2012 Practice Schedule

Posted on March 28th, 2012

 April Schedule

 

1…………………April 1st is the start of the 2nd quarter and dues are due. See Jim Moore on payment.

8…………………Easter Sunday.  Practice will be conducted for those who care to attend.

22……………….Japanese School  Pancake Breakfast at 9:00 am. Quite good for the price. No practice that day.

29……………….Testing demonstrations conducted by our Head Instructor Ray Feliciano 4th Dan. Everyone should show up for that practice.

The Board of Directors at the Center are instituting a new Medical Release procedure. The martial arts class participants will be required to sign in for every practice. The sign in will include the Medical Release printed above the sign in. Read the Release to refresh your memory and sign in if you wish to and are able to practice that day

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Pictures from the 2011 Friendship Practice

Posted on January 14th, 2012

Here are images from the 2011 Pasadena Aikikai friendship practice, courtesy Moore Sensei.

 

Ray Knife3

Tanto

Ray Disarm4

Group Shot

Group Shot

 

 

Mat Scene

Mat Scene

 

Verville Sensei

Verville Sensei

Full Mat

 

Prentice Sensei

Prentice Sensei

 

Mat action

Mat action

Whirl

Whirl

 

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2011 Friendship Practice

Posted on October 20th, 2011

Pasadena Aikikai’s 7th Annual Friendship Seminar

GUEST INSTRUCTORS:
Sensei Chetan Prakash Godan (5th) Redlands Aikikai (ASU Aikido)
Sensei Joe Verville, Yondan (4th) San Francisco Aikikai (USAF)
Sensei Lee Lavi Ramirez, Yondan (4th) North Valley Aikikai (UnEn Kai)

WHEN: December 11, 2011
WHERE: 595 N. Lincoln Ave., Pasadena, CA
FEE: Free!
CONTACT: Ray Feliciano, Chief Instructor – Ray58645@gmail.com

Schedule:

8:30 – 8:50 AM Warm Up
8:50 – 9:35 AM Sensei Joe Verville
9:35-9:45 Break
9:45 – 10:30 AM Sensei Lee Lavi Ramirez
10:30 – 10:40 AM Break
10:40 – 11:25 AM Sensei Chetan Prakash
11:25 – 11:35 AM Break
11:35 – 12:20 PM Sensei Ray Feliciano

All aikido affiliations are welcome to practice. Bring your weapons.
See you on the mat!

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2010 FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE

Posted on October 4th, 2010

PASADENA AIKIKAI

HOSTS

2010 FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR 6TH ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE.

OUR GUEST INSTRUCTORS ARE:

Shihan Francis Takahashi, 7th Degree, Chief Instructor, Aikido Academy, San Gabriel

Jay Bell 5th Degree, Chief Instructor, Santa Rosa Aikido

Another Guest Instructor (TBA)

WHEN:           December 5, 2010

TIME:             8:30 AM – 12:45 PM

WHERE:         Pasadena Japanese Cultural Center

595 N. Lincoln Avenue

Pasadena, CA

CONTACT:    Ray Feliciano (Chief Instructor of Pasadena Aikikai)

Email: Ray58645@gmail.com

COST:             Gratis / Free

Teaching Schedule:

8:30  –  9:00                            OPENING AND WARM UP

9:00  –  9:45                            Jay Bell, 5th Degree

9:45  –  9:55                            Break

9:55 – 10:40                            Shihan Francis Takahashi, 7th Degree

10:40 – 10:50                          Break

10:50 – 11:35                          TBA Guest Instructor,

11:35 – 11:45                          Break

11:45 – 12:30                          Ray Feliciano, 4th Degree

12:30 –12: 45                          CLOSING

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Seminar with Yoshimitsu Yamada, January 22-24, 2010

Posted on November 10th, 2009

Seminar with Yoshimitsu Yamada, 8th Dan
Dates: January 22-24, 2010
Venue: San Francisco Aikikai
Address: 1625 Bush Street Suite 4, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Map)
Phone: (415) 203-8141
URL http://www.sfaikikai.net
E-mail: sfaikikai@me.com

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2009 FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE

Posted on October 22nd, 2009

PASADENA AIKIKAI

HOSTS

2009 FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR 5TH ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP PRACTICE.

OUR GUEST INSTRUCTORS ARE:

Shihan Francis Takahashi, 7th Degree, Chief Instructor, Aikido Academy, San Gabriel

Philip Greenwood 5th Degree, Chief Instructor, Greenwood Aikido

Jay Bell 5th Degree, Chief Instructor, Santa Rosa Aikido

WHEN: December 6, 2009

TIME: 8:30 AM – 12:45 PM

WHERE: Pasadena Japanese Cultural Center

595 N. Lincoln Avenue
Pasadena, CA

CONTACT: Ray Feliciano (Chief Instructor of Pasadena Aikikai)

Email: Ray586@hotmail.com

COST: No charge

Teaching Schedule:
8:30 – 9:00 OPENING AND WARM UP

9:00 – 9:45 Philip Greenwood, 5th Degree

9:45 – 9:55 Break

9:55 – 10:40 Shihan Francis Takahashi, 7th Degree

10:40 – 10:50 Break

10:50 – 11:35 Jay Bell, 5th Degree

11:35 – 11:45 Break

11:45 – 12:30 Ray Feliciano, 4th Degree

12:30 –12: 45 CLOSING

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USAF Testing Requirements

Posted on March 29th, 2009

USAF Test Requirements


    5th Kyu (60 days)

  1. Shomenuchi Ikkyo
  2. Shomenuchi Iriminage
  3. Katatetori Shihonage
  4. Ryotetori Tenchinage
  5. Tsuki Kotegaeshi
  6. Ushiro Tekubitori Kotegaeshi
  7. Morotetori Kokyuho

    4th Kyu (80 days)

  1. Shomenuchi Nikkyo
  2. Yokomenuchi Shihonage
  3. Tsuki Iriminage
  4. Ushiro Tekubitori Sankyo
  5. Ushiro Ryokatatori Kotegaeshi
  6. Suwari waza Shomenuchi Ikkyo
  7. Suwari waza Katatori Nikkyo
  8. Suwari waza Katatori Sankyo

    3rd Kyu (100 days)

  1. Yokomenuchi Iriminage (2 ways)
  2. Yokomenuchi Kotegaeshi
  3. Tsuki Kaitennage (uchi & soto)
  4. Ushiro Ryokatatori Sankyo
  5. Morotetori Iriminage (2 ways)
  6. Shomenuchi Sankyo
  7. Suwari waza Shomenuchi Iriminage
  8. Suwari waza Shomenuchi Nikkyo
  9. Hanmi handachi Katatetori Shihonage
  10. Hanmi handachi Katatetori Kaitennage

    2nd Kyu (200 days)

  1. Shomenuchi Shihonage
  2. Shomenuchi Kaitennage
  3. Yokomenuchi Gokyo
  4. Ushiro Tekubitori Shihonage
  5. Ushiro Tekubitori Jujinage
  6. Ushiro Kubishime Koshinage
  7. Morotetori Nikkyo
  8. Hanmi handanchi Shomenuchi Iriminage
  9. Hanmi handanchi Katatetori Nikkyo
  10. Hanmi handanchi Yokomenuchi Kotegaeshi
  11. Freestyle: 2 attackers


    1st Kyu (300 days)

  1. Katatori menuchi – 5 techniques
  2. Yokomenuchi – 5 techniques
  3. Morotetori – 5 techniques
  4. Shomenuchi – 5 techniques
  5. Ryotetori – 5 techniques
  6. Koshinage – 5 techniques
  7. Hanmi handachi Ushiro Waza – 5 techniques
  8. Tantotori
  9. Freestyle: 3 attackers

    Shodan (400 days)

  1. All of 1-st kyu requirements
  2. Tachitori
  3. Jotori
  4. Henka Waza
  5. Freestyle: 4 attackers

    Nidan (600 days)

  1. All of Shodan requirements
  2. Tachitori – 2 attackers
  3. Kaeshi Waza
  4. Freestyle: 5 attackers

    Sandan (700 days)
    Subject of exam to be determined by examiner at the time of the exam


    Glossary of Words of Attack

  1. Hanmi Handachi – Uke standing and Nage sitting
  2. Jotori – Jo techniques
  3. Katatetori – One hand grab to wrist
  4. Katatori – One hand grab to collar
  5. Morotetori – Two hands on one
  6. Ryotetori – Both wrists held from the front
  7. Shomenuchi – Strike to forehead
  8. Suwariwaza – Techniques from sitting
  9. Tachitori – Attack with sword
  10. Tantotori – Attack with knife
  11. Tsuki – Thrust or punch
  12. Ushiro Kubishime – Choke from behind and wrist grab
  13. Ushiro Ryokatatori – Both shoulders held from behind
  14. Ushiro Tekubitori – Both wrists held from behind
  15. Ushiro Waza – Any attack from behind

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