Oct 4th, 2009
Introduced by Kobayashi dojo in Japan, Norihiro Hayashi finished a full three month term before returning back to Japan. His next plans include either going to college or working to save enough money to travel the world. Congratulations on completing your uchideshi term Nori, you are always welcome at Nippon Kan as an alumni!
Oct 10th, 2009
Ava Yancha completed her second three-month semester on Oct 10th and returned to Mindanao Philippines. Ava is AHAN Mindanaou Coordinator and is currently teaching Aikido in Mindanao. She is also involved in a number of AHAN projects with her local community. The reports we are currently receiving from Mindanao is that she is currently working, teaching and developing Aikido and AHAN in Mindanao on a daily basis.
Robert first arrived in Denver from Arizona in September so his first impression of life in Denver was it was a little cold. We had a rare blizzard in October that really surprised this newest uchideshi. Robert has now completed his first 3 month term and has taken on the challenge for his second term.