Saskatoon Aikikai Seminar with George Hewson Shihan – Jan. 17-19, 2020

Saskatoon Aikikai is pleased to announce a seminar with George Hewson Shihan.

Hewson Shihan brings a wealth of skills and knowledge to share with the students on and off the mats. Hewson Shihan’s first came to Saskatoon, 27 years ago, in 1992 for a Canadian Aikido Federation AGM seminar instructed by Kawahara Shihan. Hewson Shihan has taught yearly seminars in Saskatoon since 2011. He is an excellent instructor and the students look forward to his return. He is also the Canadian Aikido Federation liaison with Hombu and Chair of the Examination Committee. He is well versed in the Aikido principles taught by Osawa Shihan.

Don Ragush Sensei is the Chief Instructor of the Saskatoon Aikikai for over 30 years. He will teach a class of Kaeshiwasa techniques. Kaeshiwasha techniques are important to learn to become skilled at ukemi. It alerts our bodies and minds to opportunities that exist. Aikido is important in learning life skills; and the adaptability and responsiveness taught in Kaeshiwasha training are two of these skills.

Talking Aikido at the Saskatoon Aikido Club with Don Ragush Sensei
A look at the Japanese martial art Aikido. Don Ragush discusses some insights into Aikido, helping us to understand the major approach to learning and practicing Aikido.  View video

Billeting is available, contact Don Ragush (see below) for arrangements.



George Hewson, Shihan
Don Ragush, Sensei and Chief Instructor


Albert Community Center
610 Clarence Ave Room #5 (basement)
Saskatoon, Sask.


Friday6:30pm - 8:00pmClass
Saturday9:30am - 12:00pmClass
1:30pm - 4:00pmClass
Following ClassesPotluck TBA
Sunday9:30am - 12:00pmClass
Breaks provided during sessions


Full Seminar$40
Daily cost$20

Seminar Contact(s):

For more information please contact Don Ragush
Phone: 306 (343-9318)

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