Important Dates

April 21 and 22, 2018:

Spring Seminar info

We invite you to join us for our Spring Seminar the weekend of April 21 and 22, 2018. Our guest instructor will be Michael Moreno Shihan 7th Dan. Moreno Shihan lived in Tokyo in the 1970’s when he began his Aikido training at the Aikido World Headquarters. His instructors were Kisshomaru Ueshiba and other Sensei at the Hombu Dojo. He is now Sensei of the American Aikikai Federation and travels throughout the United States and the world teaching his dynamic style of Aikido.

We welcome Aikidoka of all styles for a weekend of training and fellowship. We’ll have a celebration and a feast on Saturday night with food prepared by our famous chefs. This is included with your Seminar fee.

Please click here to see the flyer for details. Any questions can be sent to dart@sanddriftaikido.com or call (321-298-9346)

Recommended hotels nearby

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites

301 Tucker Lane, Cocoa, FL 32926


Holiday Inn Melbourne

8298 North Wickham Rd. Melbourne, FL 32940


Hampton Inn Melbourne Viera

130 Sheriff Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940

Congratulations

Congratulations to the following members for passing the test requirements to achieve their next rank. Promotions were granted by Randy Beck Sensei.

David Graham – 2nd Kyu
Eric Harrill – 4th Kyu
Rachal – 4th Kyu

Our Condolences

Our condolences to the family of George Wilson, retired Commander of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department, who passed away on Feb. 9, 2018. In addition to his service with the Sheriff’s Department he worked with the FBI, Secret Service, and foreign dignitaries. He was also a Martial Artist who, in the 1960’s, started one of the first Aikido schools in Brevard County. His student, Dr. HT Walker, went on the establish the Sand Drift Aikido Dojo that’s been in operation for over 48 years.

We appreciate and honor the legacy of Wilson Sensei.

Please see the link to his obituary in the Florida Today newspaper.

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/floridatoday/obituary.aspx?pid=188272330