Aikido Nippon Kan –Starting off the New Year 2017 with a Bang!


Photos capture the spirit of the New Year at Nippon Kan General Headquarters, Denver, Colorado USA

Keiko Osame –Last Practice of the Year
Dec 30th, 2016

The last practice of the year ended on a good note with a singing party after practice!

Keiko Hajime-First Practice of the Year
January 4th, 2017

There was a snow blizzard on the 4th of January and the temperatures outside were in the 20’s! First practice of the year was frisky since it was almost that cold inside the dojo too!

First Beginning Aikido Classes of 2017
January 9th, 2017

Aikido Nippon Kan offers 18 sessions of Beginning Classes per year. Off to a good start, expected 50 beginning students for January 2017 sessions.

First Hakama Kai 2017- Hakama Level Practice
January 9th, 2017

New Nippon Kan Hakama members and senior students enjoy a vigorous practice to start the New Year with Homma Kancho presiding.

First School Cultural Fieldtrip of 2017
January 12th, 2016

108, 3rd grade children, teachers and parents visit Nippon Kan and Domo Restaurant for the first cultural facility tour of 2017 including hands on origami, Japanese games, Aikido demonstrations, Folk Art Museum and Garden tour and a traditional bento lunch at Domo.

For every 100 children who visit for these cultural tours, AHAN is able to supply enough rice to feed 50 orphans, twice a day for an entire month.