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December 2017

Etsunengeiko & New Year’s Eve Party

December 31, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - January 1, 2018 @ 2:00 am

The Long Island Aikikai is pleased to invite you to our annual Etsunengeiko and New Year’s Eve party. Literally translated as "passing over to the new year in training," Etsunengeiko is an opportunity for students to reflect on their past year's practice and re-instill the ideals of the founder as they commit themselves to a new year of training. Download Event Flyer  Free Doors open at 10:00pm Practice Starts at 11:30pm Potluck Party Afterwards Sleeping Accommodations Available

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January 2018

Welcome-the-New-Year Classes

January 7 @ 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
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March 2018

Seminar with Hal Lehrman Shihan & Javier Burghi Sensei

March 10

Join us for this special seminar with Hal Lehrman, 7th Dan, Shihan and his student Javier Burghi Sensei, 5th Dan. Lehrman Sensei has studied Aikido under Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei and other talented instructors since 1963. In 1976, Lehrman Sensei began teaching in Brooklyn where he now runs Aikido of Park Slope. Javier Burghi Sensei has been practicing Aikido since 1990.  Since then he has trained with many great instructors such as Yamada Sensei, Sugano Sensei, Harvey Koinsberg Sensei and Donovan Waite Sensei. In…

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April 2018

Spring Promotion Ceremony

April 20

Our next promotion ceremony (belt testing) will take place on Friday, April 20th following our normally scheduled class. Whether you may be testing or not, please join us for this important dojo event. Potluck party to follow.

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June 2018

Special Class with Matthew Hayes

June 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Long Island Aikikai, 15 North Clinton Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706 United States
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Matthew Hayes started his Aikido training under Hagihara-shihan and the Long Island Aikido Association in 1993, which kicked off an extensive and intensive career in Aikido. He trained at multiple locations, including Suffolk Aikikai (under Gene Monteleone-Shihan) and Aikido of Nassau County (under Joseph Nemeth-Shihan) before meeting Donovan Waite-Shihan in 1997. After many years of travelling with Waite-sensei, he moved to Philadelphia to formally become Uchi Deshi in 2001. He received his Sandan under Yoshimitsu Yamada, sponsored by Waite-sensei in…

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Seminar with Joshua Layton

June 23
$40.00

Click on the "Pay Now" button below to save. Fee changes after midnight on 6/20. Download Poster Here 1st Class:  10am - 12pm 2nd Class:  2pm-4pm (BBQ to follow) Sleeping Accommodations Available Joshua Layton, 4th Dan Shidoin, is the chief instructor of Montérégie Aikikai on the south shore of Montréal. A full-time professional instructor, Joshua has devoted his life to the practice and teaching of Aikido. Since 1999 he has studied under eminent teachers from Japan, the US, and Canada.…

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August 2018

LI Aikikai Summer Intensive & BBQ

August 18

Long Island Aikikai Summer Intensive and BBQ will take place on Saturday, August 18th.  Instructor line-up includes Adam Pilipshen, Jerry Zimmerman Sensei (Aikido of North Jersey), and Hagihara Shihan. Since this is a free event, please fill out the following form and help us get an accurate headcount for space and food considerations. https://goo.gl/forms/DsjwWpig9LX0X5Mp2 Please download the poster for event details. Click here to download event poster Cost: Free Classes: 12pm - 4:15pm BBQ: 4:30

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September 2018

Special Class with Matthew Hayes

September 1 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Matthew Hayes started his Aikido training under Hagihara-shihan and the Long Island Aikido Association in 1993, which kicked off an extensive and intensive career in Aikido. He trained at multiple locations, including Suffolk Aikikai (under Gene Monteleone-Shihan) and Aikido of Nassau County (under Joseph Nemeth-Shihan) before meeting Donovan Waite-Shihan in 1997. After many years of travelling with Waite-sensei, he moved to Philadelphia to formally become Uchi Deshi in 2001. He received his Sandan under Yoshimitsu Yamada, sponsored by Waite-sensei in…

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Seminar with Andy Demko Sensei

September 29 - September 30
Long Island Aikikai, 15 North Clinton Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706 United States
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Autumn approaches us from the west, and we're taking it on in our fall intensive with Andy Demko, 7th dan Shihan (head instructor at Aikido of New Castle.) Demko-sensei's dynamic and powerful style is accompanied by an amazing instructional methodology that combines the technical and the practical in a way that provides students with a 360 degree view of all that aikido has to offer. He sits on the technical committee of the United States Aikido Federation and has dedicated…

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November 2018

Fall Promotion Ceremony

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our next promotion ceremony (belt testing) will take place on Friday, November 16th. Whether you may be testing or not, please join us for this important dojo event. Potluck party to follow.

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