William Reed Sensei is back in Brisbane August 2013 reed13.aikidorepublic.com for all the details(Flyer attached below)
Anthony Sensei from Redlands Aikido has just announced that there will be a William Reed Sensei Seminar in Brisbane Aug 26/27/28 (and later in Sydney) one of which will be in Brisbane. Reed Sensei has been doing Aikido almost forever and has written some very popular books on the subject (Ki; A road anyone can walk, Ki: A practical guide for Westerners), as well as acting as a translator for senior Japanese instructors.
In recent times he has written an number of books on other topics , some have even gone to the top ten list of Amazon in Japan, continued to practice Aikido and explore related arts like Shodo and more recently Nanba. Its very exciting to see him out in the west again and teaching.
In this seminar he will focus on the Nanba method as well as Aikido Yuishinkai.
On a personal note I attended a Reed Sensei seminar in Byron quite a few years ago and enjoyed very much his youthful vigour for the art and ability to bring a western perspective to the art from one who understands it from a traditional perspective. More recently I have had the good opportunity to practice with him in Japan on sporadic occasions after an introduction by Sunter San (see Budo Bums in Japan, 2005). He brings a unique perspective and many insights through his understanding of Japanese language and culture to the art of Aikido.
As details are forth coming I'll keep the dojo website (http://www.aikidorepublic.com) updated and registration information/website
website for seminar http://www.redlandsaikido.com/#!__events
Here is the invitation from Anthony Sensei (thankyou so much for organising)
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