Richard-1 We all have to compromise with work and family commitments. We've been fortunate in being able to see some of the kids grow up - of course we ourselves never change. Current
rickdocportrait Doc and I had many opportunities for private training at Kashima. This was a good day despite having to go through virtually the entire ryu in front of everyone gathered. BTW, there is a hole in the floor. Current
Rochester's Dynamic Duo Things change. Tak's a daddy and Kevin's now engineering in Indiana.
Sensei at taikai Koyama S. trains as hard today as when preparing for his Hachidan. Current
Sensei Jeri Kato My kids grew up in the dojo. Eitehr we were in Japan or Japan came here and many Halloween were spent with a large contingent of high ranking budoka.
Sensei presenting minjo I hadn't realized until years later just how much waza my kids evidently learned privately....
Suzuki Sensei Senior brother deshii who also trained at the Rembukan in Jodo was best known for his Iai as the direct senior student of Nagamoto Sensei.
The Kamish's a Lovely Couple Lovely people and fantastic hosts!
Ting and Elke Celebrating Both Tom and Woody celebrate birthdays about the same time. This is a convenient excuse to come together. Current
Ting and Jon Chinese BBQ isn't the same... so sayeth Jon.
Ting is saying hi to the folks Current
Ting dojo renovation 2011 Ting is probably better with a scalpel and cadaver. Current
Ting makes speech It is hard to believe that Richard aka Ting was a kohai. He's improved a lot and we miss his being at the dojo 3 times a week. Good luck at Med School! Current
Tobi is Kaminoda S. right hand girl Tobi and Jeri both were indoctrinated early on about dojo affairs.
Tom Calabrese Senior Rembukan Student with a background in Tomiki Aikido
Tom, Doc, and Woody in Tokyo 2002 Lunch break Current
tomrichard Tom and Richard enjoying time off the mat. The fact is that everyone enjoys the down time after some hard training.