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September 2005

The 6th International Conference of Aiki Extensions took place Friday through Sunday, September 23-25, 2005, in Merrifield VA. Mat sessions and keiko were at Northern Virginia Ki Aikido dojo, other sessions and social events at nearby Falls Church, Homewood Suites Hotel.

Program items included:

  • Non-violent Communications (NVC) workshop
  • Aikido work with persons with disabilities
  • Training Across Borders (TAB) initiatives:
    • Report, brief video on Cyprus seminar
    • Salaam Shalom Aikido dojos
    • Expanding TAB into new zones
  • An International Aiki Corps
  • Aiki training for law enforcement officers
  • Report on domestic violence prevention work
  • How AE work has stimulated new ideas in teaching aikido
  • How to assist the negotiation process
  • Working with angry young males
  • "Aiki-Greetings", a resource to facilitate introductions

Not least, the ever-famous AE Round-Robin Keiko at Northern Virginia Ki Society's beautiful Merrifield dojo. Sessions were held at the Falls Church, Homewood Suites Hilton and the Northern Virginia Ki Society Dojo.

The conferences offeredr a great opportunity to network with members from around the world. They featured first-person accounts of activities, workshops on areas of application, and conversations to help plan new projects.

If you would like to present some AE related work you've been involved with to future conference participants, please contact us.


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