Sunday, February 18, 2024

Kinjo Dojo Schedule for the week of Feb 19-26, 2024

Tyffany and I will be in San Leandro attending the 40th anniversary of Hendricks Shihan's dojo for the week of Feb 19-26. 

There will be class on Saturday, 2/24 taught by CJ.

We will be back to our regular schedule Friday, March 1st.

Hope to see everyone on the mat when we get back!

- Charles

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Michael Friedl Shihan Seminar at Denver Aikido

There will be no class this Saturday, 12/2 at Kinjo Dojo. We will be attending the Michael Friedl Shihan seminar at Denver Aikido. 

Info and Registration

Seminar Flyer

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Holiday Schedule and Updates for 2024

Always check the calendar for schedule changes, I update that first before even announcing on here or other social media outlets. 

Holiday Schedule 2023:

  • December 2nd (Saturday): No class, Friedl Shihan Seminar
  • December 18th (Monday): No class 
  • December 22nd (Friday): Keiko Osame or Last Practice of the year; we will close out 2023 with training and see everyone in 2024!

January 2024:

  • January 5th (Friday): Keiko Hajime or First Practice of 2024. Welcoming everyone back to training in the new year
  • January 13th (Saturday): Kagami Biraki or "Opening the Mirror" - a traditional Japanese ceremony common in martial arts schools. We will have training, followed by Embu-kai (demonstrations). 
2024 Schedule Updates:
  • Weapons for the week will be for Friday and Saturday only as we are adding new dedicated weapons classes on those days
  • NEW Friday hours: 5-6pm (Open Hand), and 6-7pm (Weapons)
  • NEW Saturday hours: 1-2pm (Open Hand), and 2-3pm (Weapons). Weather permitting we will have weapons practice outside. 

See you on the mat! 
- Charles

Friday, October 21, 2022

2022 Colorado Seminar with Pat Hendricks Shihan

Hendricks Shihan will return to Colorado for a 2 day seminar on December 3-4th, 2022. Details and Registration info/tickets. 

Friday, June 11, 2021

Open-Hand, In-Person Practice Resumes!

And we're back! 

This weekend we will move mats back into the pilates studio and our first post-pandemic class will be Monday, 6/14 from 7:30 to 8:30. 

For the foreseeable future we will have classes Monday and Fridays (adults: 6:15-7:30) at the studio/dojo, in addition to weapons at Memorial Park in Arvada (Sundays from 1-2pm weather permitting - text the dojo at 720-588-DOJO (3656) to let us know you're coming and/or to confirm we're having practice).

As always, the dojo schedule is online here: 

Vaccination policy: be vaccinated. We won't ask for proof/cards/nasal swabs but if you're going to train a martial art in close proximity to other people be considerate. We don't want your COVID cooties. 

What else? I guess we'll see you on the mat! 

- Charles and Tyffany 

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Bland Sensei's Yon-Dan Demo at ASL

Charles Bland sensei was recently promoted to the rank of yon-dan (4th) by Patricia Hendricks Shihan. The demo was on Saturday 2/21 and can be viewed on YouTube here:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3