Mondays and Thursdays 6PM mixed Aikido/Judo
Tuesdays and Thursdays 6PM Kids classes are on hiatus and will re-start shortly
Summer Benefit Clinic @ Windsong (Mix, Pearson, Hussey, Bieler, Parker) - June 12-14
Aiki with Patrick M.
ROM, tegatana, hanasu
Owaza Jupon #1-10
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