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ZAA 2016-Newsletter

ZAA thanks us for a strong 2015, outlines 2016 View/Download now : ZAA Newsletter - 2016 Kickoff PDF link

Interview of Noble Sensei, Chief Instructor interviewed by Alison Lincoln Sensei
The Foundation of Aikido by Greg Noble Sensei
Creating Ki by Corey Guilbault Sensei
Dojo Name Series: Kushinkan by Greg Noble Sensei
Zen and The Cultivation of Energy by Paul Genki Kahn Roshi
Shugyo by Alison Lincoln Sensei
Aikido by Giles Copp Sensei
Dojo Name Series: Jikishinkan by Greg Noble Sensei
2015 Snapshot 
2015 Dan Promotions Shane Bocksnick - Shodan Chris Krawczyk – Shodan Tom Smith - Shodan Panos Paschalidis – Shodan Katy Gooden – Shodan Alison Lincoln Sensei - Sandan 2015 New Dojos New York  Zenshinkai Aikido of Mahopac - Rishinkan Dojo - Instructor: Giles Copp Sensei
Missouri/ Four State Aikido/ Instructor: Stephanie Lloyd Sensei
2016 Events (Seminars) Please visit the ZAA website at

Wed Nov 25th Class from 6:30 - 7:30PM (30min earlier)

For those not traveling the night before Thanksgiving, Wed Nov 25th, class will run 30min earlier from 6:30 - 7:30PM to match Adrenaline Sports facility hours.

For those traveling, be safe and enjoy your time off!

Also note, while you prepare your December dues, please add $35 per person for the annual ZAA dues (see other blog post).

2016 ZAA Membership Info and Fees

The annual ZAA membership fees are critical for maintaining effective management, as well as for providing members with information, resources and other support; and they are due soon!

Actions for members,
1-  Fill out PDF (Seth will print and bring to class, but here is the link: 2016 AAA Membership form PDF
2-  Provide check and form to Sensei Domaschko by Dec15th

ZAA Membership - $35.00 per person

Key Member Benefits:

Rank testing – As a ZAA member they are eligible for rank testing and receive kyu certificates.Aikikai Dan certificates – As a member they are eligible for dan rank testing and Aikikai rankcertificates, as well as an international Aikikai passbookAccess to ZAA member area – We are currently in the process creating a members area through our membership management software, that will have numerous resources available (test requirement demo videos, pdf copy of our student handbook, podcasts of dharma talks/zen lectures, etc.)Discounted seminars and campsBi-annual newsletter – …