v3.11, November 27, 2015

HESS-ITMA Friendship Seminars (Budo Without Boundaries) held twice in the Fall and twice in the Spring

Half day clinics featuring different traditional martial arts. From: Aikido, Wing Chun, Traditional Jujutsu, Karate, Traditional Judo, Kenjutsu, and other traditionally-based systems.

Where: Held in Albuquerque at various dojos on a rotating basis
Donation: $4. Half to the host dojo and half to ITMA

Who may sign up: Open to ITMA black belts, instructors, brown belt holders (sankyu to ikkyu, or equivalent)and invited guests
Times and Days: SUNDAYS, 2-4.15pm

Seminar Details and Dates

* Friendship Seminar I: February 19th, 2012: Kenjutsu by Bryan Godfrey Sensei and Aikido by Ray Perales Sensei (at High Desert   Aikido)

* Friendship Seminar II: March 18th, 2012: Wing Chun by Romero Sensei and Traditional Jujutsu by Yiannakis Sensei (at Sandia   Budokan)

* Friendship Seminar III: April 22nd, 2012: Aiki Jujutsu by Andrew Frye Sensei and Aikido by Dr. Jim Cornfield Sensei (at Sandia   Budokan)

* Friendship Seminar IV: May 20th, 2012: Aikido with Bodie Littlejohn (at High Desert Aikido)

* Friendship Seminar V: August 19th, 2012: Karate with sensei Roche (am) and Kenjutsu with sensei Godfrey (pm) at Sandia Budokan

* Friendship Seminar VI: (at Sandia Budokan): September 16th: 1-2.20pm, Aikido with Bodie Littlejohn, sensei; 2.30-3.50pm,  Jujutsu   with Andrew Yiannakis sensei

* Friendship Seminar VII: at Sandia Budokan: Sunday, October 21st, 2012: Session I: Traditional Kodokan Judo I, 1-2.20pm, with     Linda Yiannakis sensei (5th Dan); Session II, Traditional Kodokan Judo II, 2.30-3.50pm with Mark Fraser sensei (4th Dan) (includes   selected ancient techniques from Kime No Kata).

* Friendship Seminar VIII: at NM Shotokan Karate (2808 Girard NE): Sunday, November 18th, 2012: Session I: Kenjutsu, 1-2.20pm,     with Bryan Godfrey sensei (Kyoshi); Session II, Karate, 2.30-3.50pm with Randy Sanders sensei (6th Dan)

* Friendship Seminar IX: at Sandia Judo Club (on Acoma SE) Sunday, January 20th, 2013. Session I:Using the cane for offense and     defense, 1-2.30pm, with Steve Schrankel sensei (holds black belt in several arts including Karate and Escrima)

* Friendship Seminar X: at Sandia Judo Club (on Acoma SE) Sunday,February 17th, 2013. Session I: Police restraining and combat techniques, 1-2.20pm, with Sensei Rob Debuck. Sensei Debuck is a former Captain with APD and holds a 4th Dan in Judo and a 1st Dan in TKD. Session II: 2.30-3.50. Combat applications of judo with Sensei Jesse Ballou, 6th Dan Judo; Director of Sandia Judo Club.

* Friendship Seminar XI: Sunday, March 17th, 2013 at Sandia Judo Club
Session I: 1-2.20pm. The history, differences and evolution of "sport-based" Karate vs combat-based" Koryu Karate; differences between Chinese/Okinawan and Japanese Karate. Proper body mechanics of "atemi-waza" in Karate; grappling (Torite) techniques found in Karate and an analysis of Kata and the true fighting techniques found within kata. Instructor: Ray Perales Sensei (6th Dan Goju ryu; 4th Dan Aikido).
    Session II: 2.30-3.50pm. Using the cane for offense and defense, Part II, with Sensei Steve Schrankel. Sensei Schrankel holds black belts in several arts, including Karate and Escrima)

* Friendship Seminar XII: Sunday, April 21st, 2013 at Sandia Judo Club (Acoma SE)

        Session I, 1-2.20pm: "Combat Applications of Judo" with Sensei Jesse Ballou. Sensei Ballou is a 6th dan in judo and the Director of Sandia Judo Club in ABQ, NM

        Session II, 2.30-3.50pm: "Handgun Disarming Techniques" with Sensei Robert Baker and Andrew Yiannakis. Senseis Baker and Yiannakis both teach at UNM. For this session        please bring a prop (a plastic gun, a water pistol, or whatever). This will be a hands-on experience (/H2>

* Friendship Seminar XIII: Sunday, September 15th, 2013 (Wayne's dojo, I-40 and Juan Tabo, across from Olive Garden) AVAILABLE         ON DVD for $10 + shipping


       Session I, 1-2.20pm: "Using Judo for Close Quarters Combat" with Rob Debuck Sensei (4th Dan TKD; 4th Dan Judo).

        Session II, 2.30-3.50pm: "Bladed weapons and the Jo (tentative topic)" with Charles Watkins Sensei (2nd Dan Aikido).

* Friendship Seminar XIV: Sunday, October 13th, 2013 at Albuquerque Judokai (I-40 and Juan Tabo, across from The Olive Garden)       
        AVAILABLE ON DVD for $10 + shipping.

        Session I, 1-2.20pm: "Judo as Movement Education" with Linda Yiannakis Sensei (5th Dan, Traditional Kodokan Judo;
        4th Dan Jujutsu)

        Session II, 2.30-3.50pm: "Joining & Flow in Aikido" with Dr. James Cornfield Sensei (4th Dan Aikido; 4th Dan Aiki Jutsu).

* Friendship Seminar XV: Sunday, November 17th, 2013 at Sandia Judo Club (Acoma SE & San Mateo) AVAILABLE ON DVD
        for $10 + shipping

Presenters:

        1. Mark Fraser (4th Dan Judo): Taiotoshi
        2. Keith Mellor (1st Dan Karate and Jujutsu): Flying juji gatame
        3. Jim Cornfield (4th Dan Aikido): Joining and projecting
        4. Linda Yiannakis (5th Dan Judo): Uki Waza
        5. Domonic Lees (5th Dan Taijutsu): Bujinkan Taijutsu/Ninjutsu: Two hand elbow/wrist lock
        6. Robert Baker (2nd Dan Jujutsu): Defensive responses to club attacks
        7. Ray Perales (7th Dan): Aiki Jutsu/Aikido: Elbow strikes
        8. John Gowan, (4th Dan Judo): Judo gripping techniques.

* Friendship Seminar XVI: Sunday, January 19th, 2014 at Albuquerque Judokai (I-40 and Juan Tabo, across from The Olive Garden)

        Session I, 1-2.20pm: Bujinkan Taijutsu with Domonic Lees, 5th Dan

        Session II, 2.30-3.50pm: (CANCELED) Wing Chun with Sifu Phil Romero

* Friendship Seminar XVII: Sunday, February 23rd at Sandia Judo Club

Featured Presenters:

1. Mark Fraser sensei: 1-2pm (with warm-up). Judo Ashi Waza (foot/leg techniques and foot sweeps)
2. Steve Schrankel sensei: 2.05-3pm, (chokes, groundwork and resuscitation techniques)

18 people attended the session

DONATION: $3 (goes to host club)

* Friendship Seminar XVIII: Sunday, March 23rd at Sandia Budokan (on Silver and Yale SE)

Featured Presenters:

Session I with Domonic Lees sensei: 1-2pm (with warm-up). (Bujinkan Taijutsu Koshi Waza)

Session II with Ray Perales sensei: 2.05-2.55pm, (Goju Ryu Okinawan Karate: Teaching proper use of "atemi-waza," examining the proper use of body mechanics to maximize
power when executing striking techniques along with transitioning to locks and throws in self-defense situations. Techniques will focus primarily on the Koryu
art of Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate, known for its close-range practical fighting techniques and use of elbows, knees, locks, throws, and breathing techniques that
facilitate the generation of power)

DONATION: $4 (goes to host club)

* Friendship Seminar XIX: Sunday, April 27th, 1-3.15pm at Sandia Judo Club (Acoma SE and San Mateo)

Featured Presenters:

1. Paul Barrett sensei (Aikido): 1-1:40pm (with warm-up). Irimi nage with variations
2. Dianne Peterson sensei (Shotokan Karate)
3. Rob Debuck sensei (Combat and Self defense tactics)
4. Dave Rogers sensei (Shiho Nage variations)

NOTE: Each presenter will have 25 minutes

* Friendship Seminar XX: Sunday, October 19th at Sandia Judo Club Budokan (Acoma and San Mato SE)

Date: October 19th, 1.30-3.15pm
Location: Sandia Judo Club (Acoma and San Mateo SE)

Presenters: (i) Linda Yiannakis: Traditional Kodokan Judo (ii) Dave Rogers: Traditional Aikido (iii) Dianne Peterson: Shotokan Karate

Note: Each instructor will have up to 30 minutes; up to 15 minutes will be devoted to teaching two or three techniques and then we'll have 15 minutes for practice per session. There will be a 15 minute warm-up from 1.30-1.45pm

Mat Fee: $4 ($3 goes to host club and $1 to ITMA)

Who May Attend: The seminar is open to martial artists in all martial arts who hold the rank of brown belt (sankyu) and higher.

Footwear: Please wear zori from dressing room to edge of mat area

* Friendship Seminar XXI: Sunday, November 23rd 2014 at Sandia Budokan (2200 Silver SE, corner of Silver and Yale
        1 block south of UNM)

Presenters:

       (i) Dr. James Cornfield: Continuity, Harmony and Flow in Aikido
       (ii) Dr. Keith Winterkorn: Bagua Chuan posture/movement, "Swallow Plays on Water", with several applications

Note: Each instructor will have up to 30 minutes; up to 15 minutes will be devoted to teaching two or three techniques and then we'll have 15 minutes for practice per session. There will be a 15 minute warm-up from 1.30-1.45pm

Mat Fee: $4 FREE for presenters.

Who May Attend: The seminar is open to martial artists in all martial arts who hold the rank of brown belt (sankyu) and higher.

Footwear: Please wear zori from dressing room to edge of mat area

* Friendship Seminar XXII: Sunday, February 22nd (2-4pm), at Sandia Judo Club (Acoma SE and San Mateo SE)
       

PRESENTERS:

       (i) Dr. Andrew Yiannakis, Traditional Jujutsu. Dr. Yiannakis is the Director of the Institute of Traditional Martial Arts at UNM
            and holds a 7th Dan in Jujutsu and a 6th Dan in Judo
       (ii) Laoshi Michael DeMarco, Kuntao Silat. Laoshi DeMarco is the publisher of the Journal of Asian Martial Arts
        (iii) Professor Eugene Sedeno, Shaolin Kenpo. Prof. Sedeno holds a 9th Dan in Kenpo.

TIME: 2-4pm

Note: Each instructor will have up to 35 minutes; 15 to 20 minutes will be devoted to teaching 3-4 techniques and then we'll have 15-20 minutes for practice per session. There will be a 15 minute warm-up from 2.0-2.15pm

Mat Fee: $4 ($2 goes to host club and $2 to ITMA. FREE for presenters and one Uke)

Who May Attend: The seminar is open to martial artists in all arts who hold the rank of brown belt (sankyu) or higher. Spectators may attend free of charge, space permitting

Footwear: Please wear zori from dressing room to edge of mat area

               

* FRIENDSHIP SEMINAR XXIII (last seminar in Spring Semester): Sunday, April 19, 2-4pm at Sandia Budokan,
        2203 Silver SE (Silver and Yale SE)
    

PRESENTERS:

SEMINAR THEME: Kansetsu Waza (joint locking techniques)

       (i) Randy Rogers sensei, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Mr. Rogers holds a 4th dan in BJJ and has studied with the Machado
             and Gracie families. He will be teaching arm bars and the triangle choke
       (ii) Mark Fraser sensei, Kodokan Judo. Mr. Fraser holds a 4th dan in Judo and a 2nd dan in Jujutsu. He'll be teaching techniques from Judo's Kime No Kata

TIME: 2-4pm

Note: Each instructor will have up to 35 minutes; 15 to 20 minutes will be devoted to teaching 3-4 techniques and then we'll have 15-20 minutes for practice per session. There will be a 15 minute warm-up from 2.0-2.15pm

Mat Fee: $4 ($2 goes to host club and $2 to ITMA. FREE for presenters and one Uke)

Who May Attend: The seminar is open to martial artists in all arts who hold the rank of brown belt (sankyu) or higher. Spectators may attend free of charge, space permitting

Footwear: Please wear zori from dressing room to edge of mat area

                 

* FRIENDSHIP SEMINAR XXIV : Sunday, September 27th, 2-4.15pm at Sandia Judo Club,
        Acoma SE and San Mateo SE
    

PRESENTERS:

      (i) Dr. Andrew Yiannakis Sensei, 8th dan Jujutsu. Dr. Yiannakis will be teaching Defensive Responses (Goshin Jutsu No Waza) against high,
                middle and low level attacks
      (ii) Laoshi Mike DeMarco, Tai Chi Forms, variations and applications
      (iii) Dr. Jerome Buenviaje Sensei, 5th dan Aikido. Joining and flow in Aikido

TIME: 2-4pm

Note: Each instructor will have up to 35 minutes; 15 to 20 minutes will be devoted to teaching 3-4 techniques and then we'll have 15-20 minutes for practice per session. There will be a 15 minute warm-up from 2.0-2.15pm

Mat Fee: $4 ($2 goes to host club and $2 to ITMA. FREE for presenters and one Uke)

Who May Attend: The seminar is open to martial artists in all arts who hold the rank of brown belt (sankyu) or higher. Spectators may attend free of charge, space permitting

Footwear: Please wear zori from dressing room to edge of mat area

* FRIENDSHIP SEMINAR XXV : Sunday, November 22nd, 2015, 2-4.15pm at Sandia Judo Club,
        Acoma SE and San Mateo SE
    

PRESENTERS:

1. Mark Fraser sensei, 4th Dan Judo
2. Randy Sanders sensei, 7th Dan Karate
3. Dr. Winterkorn, Chin Na

Mat fee = $4

NOTE: Please wear zori from the dressing room to the edge of the mat

* FRIENDSHIP SEMINAR XXVI : Sunday, February 21st, 2016, 2-4.15pm at TBD,
            

   

PRESENTERS (TBD):

 
       

2. Upcoming Clinics/Camps/Demonstrations

1. 4th Annual Martial Arts Expo at UNM, Wednesday 6.00-8.15pm, November 11th, Johnson Center on UNM Campus, 2015. Admission is FREE. Everyone is invited.

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