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Events and Seminars held by Western Maryland Aikikai and our friends

Aikido on the Beach 2018!

Western Maryland Aikido’s 13th Annual Aikido on the Beach!

Featuring Sensei Blue Spruell, 6th Dan Aikido, 5th Dan Iaido

Join us at North Carolina’s Outer Banks for a weekend of weapons training! October 12th – 14th, see the attached flyer for details.

AOBX 2018

WMA 2018 Spring Seminar with Bill and Blue

Western Maryland Aikikai
SPRING SEMINAR: April 14 – 15, 2018

We are exited to announce our 2018 Spring Seminar with Blue Spruell Shidoin, 6th Dan, United States Aikido Federation and Bill Plank Shidoin, 6th Dan, Capital Aikido Federation

On site @
Western Maryland Aikikai
105 A N Potomac Street
Second Floor
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Full seminar $70
Saturday only $50
Sunday only $30
Bring your weapons!

Saturday — April 14, 2018
Registration 10 am
Aikido 11 am – 4:45 pm
Dinner 6:30 pm
Sunday — April 15, 2018
Registration 9:30 am
Aikido 10 am – 12:15 pm

Seminar Flyer

Aikido on the Beach 2015

Aikido on the Beach 2015

AOB Flyer

with special guest:
Blue Spruell
Shidoin USAF, 5th Dan Aikido,
5th Dan Iaido, Kiyoikaze Iaido Federation,

Chief Instructor
Peachtree Aikikai,
Weapons Gasshuku Atlanta, Georgia


Columbus Day Weekend October 8 through October 12,

Training on Friday 10/9, Saturday 10/10 & Sunday 10/11

Morning & Afternoon sessions, 10/12 travel day



North Carolina’s Outer Banks

614 Schooner Ridge (Chez Sulchek) & the place next door

Section E – Ocean Sands

Corolla, NC 27927

Ph. (252) 597-1358 – Ron’s house


What’s The Deal?

$185.00 per head: covers four nights’ lodging in one of 2 beach homes (Thursday – Sun

day), three days of training, and all meals.

Staples: bread, milk, eggs, etc. will be provided for each house. Bring your own favorite

beverage please!


What to Bring?

Your Gi, your practice weapons, your bathing suit, bath and beach towels, this form and

your fee. Did we mention a favorite beverage??


Who to Contact?

RSVP by September 27, 2014 via e-mail to Russ: