A Muso Jikiden Eshin Ryu Seminar With Carl Long Shihan, 6th Dan, Renshi
Carl Long Shihan is Eastern USA Hombu – Cho and Vice Chairman of Jikishinkai International. Long Shihan is responsible for the instruction and certification of Jikishinkai Instructors and Dojos in the Eastern Region of the U.S. and Canada as well as Central and South America. Long Shihan is the most senior student of Shimabukuro Masayuki, Hanshi, ranked 6th Dan Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iaijutsu and holds the coveted title of Renshi. Long Shihan is also ranked 8th Dan Shorin Ryu Karate, 6th Dan Shito Ryu Karate, 5th Dan Okinawan Kubido and 4th Dan Shindo Muso Ryu Jojutsu.
Long Shihan will share the arts of Ona Ha Itto,Ryu, Muso Jikiden Eishin Ru Iaijutsu, Kenjutsu and Batto Ho. This is an open seminar; beginners to advanced students are all are welcome to attend. You may use a bokken if you do not have an Iaito.
On Sunday, in addition to Iaijutsu, Testing will be conducted for JKI members and there will be an orientation, demonstration and practice of Suemonogiri (Tamishigiri). Cutting mats will be provided.
Please bring your shinken if you have one.
Dates: Friday – Sunday; October 16, 17, 18, 2009
Schedule: Friday 6 pm to 9 pm Training
Saturday 9 am to 12 pm Training
1 pm to 5 pm Training
7 pm to 10 pm Dinner and discussion
Sunday 10 am to 12 pm Training
1 pm to 5 pm Suemogiri, Testing*
*Testing will be available for current paid JKI members. A recommendation from your sensei and payment of a test fee of $40 (7th to 4th kyu), $50 (3rd to 1st) will be required prior to testing. Please advise Dick McKeever prior to October 12th if you plan to test and the kyu level.
Log on to the Aikido of Cincinnati website shown above for directions.
Cost: Payment may be made by credit card, check or cash on site.
$120 Weekend, lunches and dinner Extra Dinner $20.00
$ 25 Friday $ 50 Saturday $ 50 Sunday
Hope to see you in Cincinnati!