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News from the Sensei : Houston Student Page
Posted by JGarcia on 2011/12/7 15:31:50 (38455 reads)

Report on the statistics of the students of Jorge Garcia.
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Shudokan School of Aikido is located at Samurai Martial Arts, 17111 Kieth Harrow, Houston, Texas 77084. There is a map on this website to the location.

Weekly Aikido Schedule

Monday
6pm - 7pm / Children & Adult Aikido
7:05pm - 8:05pm / Adult Aikido


Tuesday
12 noon - 1pm / Adults

Wednesday
6pm - 7pm / Children & Adult Aikido
7:05pm - 8:05pm / Adult Aikido

Thursday
12 noon - 1pm / Adults

Friday
12 noon - 1pm Adult Aikido

Saturday
11am - 12:30pm / Adults - Morning
3pm - 4pm / Children & Adults

Sunday
7:30am - 9:00am / Adult Aikido

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Current Shudokan School of Aikido Practice Log as of 11-8-2018
(Website will be updated tonight)

Name-Rank-Days practiced-(Minimum days/hrs required for next exam)

Adults
1. Jorge Garcia, 5th dan
2. Joe Cavazos - 4th dan - (at Sensei's discretion - prom.2014)
3. Weldon Mauney - 4rd dan - (at Sensei's discretion - prom.2015)
3. Debbie Chambers - 3rd dan – (at Sensei’s discretion - prom.2018)
4. Carol Harkness - 2nd dan – 261.5 days - (4 years & 600 hours)
5. Jeff Evans - 2nd dan - 61 days - (4 years & 600 hours)
6. Raymond Villalba - 2nd dan - 29.5 days - (4 years & 600 hours)
6. Lee Kaplan - 2nd dan - 146.5 days - (4 years & 600 hours)
7. Gary Ivy - 1st dan - 221 hours - (2.5 years & 400 hours)
8. Andy Nguyen - 1st dan - 297 hours - (2.5 years & 400 hours)
9. Mario Lopez (dad) - 1st dan – 94 hrs - (2.5 years & 400 hours)
10. Sebastian Lehnherr - 1st Dan – 7 hrs - (2.5 years & 400 hrs)
11. Holmes Canovas - Shodan candidate - 7 hrs - (TBD)
12. Andy Croft - 1st kyu - 118.5 hours - (125 hours for next rank)
12. Korigan Croft - 2nd kyu - 3 hours - (120 hours for next rank)
13. Reggie Wills - 2nd kyu - 105.5 hrs - (120 hrs for next rank)
14. Berta Lopez - 2nd kyu - 70 hrs - (120 hrs for next rank)
15. Jim Le - 2nd kyu – 6 hours - (120 hours for next rank)
16. Michael Crabtree II - 3rd kyu – 48.5 hrs - (100 hrs for next rank)
17. Mario Lopez(s) - Shodan-ho(3) - (221) 11.5 hrs - (100) (BBT)
18. Carolina Anota - Shodan-ho(4) - (183)64 - (80)(BBT)
19. Derek Perry - 4th kyu – 52.5 hours - (80 hours for next rank)
20. Zara Majidpour – 4th kyu – 17 hrs – (80 hrs for next rank)
21. Alec Obenza - 4th kyu - 9 hrs - (80 hrs for next rank)
22. David Mirth – 4th kyu – 65 hrs – (80 hrs for next rank)
23. Siobhan Harkness - 5th kyu – 42 hrs - (60 hrs for next rank)
24. Rebekah Rogers - 6th kyu - 14 hrs - (50 hrs for next rank)
25. Showque Elias - 6th kyu - 12 hrs - (50 hrs for next rank)
26. Ed Osborn - 6th kyu – 10 hrs - (50 hrs for next rank)
27. Jennifer Ocampo - 6th kyu - 4 hrs - (50 hrs for next rank)
28. Hieu Nguyen - 6th kyu - 3 hrs - (50 hrs for next rank)
29. J. Manuel Manrique - 7th kyu – 17.5 hrs - (30 hrs for next rank)
30. Muatazbella Elziyadi - 7th kyu - 4 hours - (30 hrs for next rank)
31. Giovanni Pedroza - 7th kyu - 3 hours (30 hrs for next rank)
32. Oscar Salazar - unranked - 13.5 hours (15 hrs for next rank)
33. Dixie Hood - unranked - 12 hours - (15 hrs for next rank)
34. Mike Portzgen - unranked - 15 hours (15 hrs for next rank)
35. Hunter Jaggard - unranked - 16 hours (15 hrs for next rank)
36. Steve Odom - unranked - 5 hours (15 hrs for next rank)
37. Nora Grimes - unranked - 6 hours (15 hrs for next rank)
38. Inna Zakharova Vestal - unranked - 4.5 hrs (15 hrs for next rank)

Youth & Children
1. Christian Lopez - 7th kyu/C - 35 hours - (60 hours)
2. Ryan Le - 7th kyu/B - 2 hours - (55 hours)
3. Eugenio Alves - 7th kyu/A – 26 hours - (55 hours)
4. Anna Le - 7th kyu/A - 2 hours (55 hours)
5. Itzayana Lopez - 7th kyu/A - 4 hours (55 hours)
6. Samantha Anota - 8th kyu/C - 44 hours (50 hours)
7. Aleksandra Sarabian - 8th kyu/C - 36 hours (50 hours)
8. Toviah Eleogben - 8th kyu/B - 24 hours (50 hours)
9. Johan Ocampo - 9th kyu/D - 56 hours (45 hours)
10. Ethan Parker - 9th kyu/D - 34 hours (45 hours)
11. Midori Osawa - 9th kyu/D - 46 hours (45 hours)
12. Nobuya Osawa - 9th kyu/D - 34 hours (45 hours)
13. Kairi Crabtree - 9th kyu/A - 7 hours (30 hours)
14. Chiagoziem N’chukwukere “King” - 10th kyu/B - 20 hrs (30 hrs)
15. Nalani Nguyen - 10th kyu/B - 14 hours (30 hours)
16. Ivee Nguyen - 10th kyu/B - 14 hours (30 hours)
17. Adrien Ramirez - 10th kyu/B - 4 hours (30 hours)
18. Mansour Elziyadi - 10th kyu/B - 1 hours (30 hours)
19. Mohamed Elziyadi - 10th kyu/B - 2 hours (30 hours)
20. Elias Villalba - 10th kyu/A - 15 hours - (20 hours)
21. Kelvin Ayala - 10th kyu/A - 8 hours (20 hours)
22. Nicole N’chukwukere - 10th kyu/A - 8 hours (20 hours)
23. Sebastian Chemaly - P5 - 10 hours (20 hours)
23. Yeshua Hernandez - P2 - 13 hours (20 hours)
24. Juan Pablo Lagos - P2 - 14 hours (20 hours)
24. Cammi Chambers - P1 - 3 hours (20 hours)
25. Marcel Chemaly - P2 - 9 hours (20 hours)
26. Suhib Elziyadi - P2 - 5 hours (20 hours)
26. Zelda Mockler - unranked - 4 hours (20 hours)
27. Shiloh Manrique - unranked - 18 hours (20 hours)
28. Shubh Randeria - unranked - 8 hours (20 hours)
29. Eleanore Angel - unranked - 8 hours (20 hours)
30. Isabella Dreyer - unranked - 6 hours (20 hours)
31. Evangelina Hernandez - unranked - 4 hours (20 hrs)
32. Mia Hernandez - unranked - 4 hours (20 hours)

Total - 38 Adults and 32 Children = 70 Total active students

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Philosophy of Aikido Curriculum - This program is optional.

Aikido is an art that cannot be understood apart from its general philosophy. For those interested in the philosophy of the Art, we have available a curriculum that can guide the student from the beginning to advanced stages. An example of the curriculum and text books are listed below. These books do not represent articles of belief or affirmation but are historical records and opinions on the background and basis of the art. We are flexible and do make adjustments for individual preferences. If you study the philosophy of the art, you have obtain a complete martial arts education.

A website is in production now to house the complete program below online for users both within and outside our dojo.
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For those participating, the curriculum will be as follows:

7th kyu
The Book of Aikido Wisdom by Jorge Garcia
(Selected portions will be sent to you by email. This book is still in progress. The Study guide is not available now)

6th kyu
Budo Mind and Body by Nicklaus Suino
IBSN 0-8348-0568-5
(Study Guide is available by email from Garcia Sensei)

5th kyu
Bushido: The Warrior's Code by Inazo Nitobe
IBSN 0-89750-031-8
and
Code of the Warrior: Exploring Warrior Values: Past and Present
IBSN 0-6477-9756-8

4th kyu
Aikido for Self Discovery by Stan Waobel
IBSN 0-7387-0060-6
and
Aikido Shugyo by Gozo Shioda
(This book must be ordered from Shindokan books.)
www.shindokanbooks.com/shugyo.shtml

3rd kyu
Aikido, The Peaceful Martial Art by Stefan Stenudd
www.stenudd.com/aikido/aikidobook.htm
and
Kodo, Ancient Ways by Kensho Furuya
ISBN-10: 0897501365

2nd Kyu
The Art of Aikido: Principles and Essential Teachings by Kisshomaru Ueshiba
IBSN 4-7700-2945-4
and
Enlightenment in Aikido by Kancho Sunadomari
ISBN-10: 1556434871

1st Kyu
Invincible Warrior, a Pictorial Biography of Morihei Ueshiba by John Stephens
IBSN 1-57062-075-x
or
A Life in Aikido: The Biography of Founder Morihei Ueshiba by Kisshomaru Ueshiba
IBSN 4-77002617-X

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1st degree black belt
The Spirit of Aikido by Kisshomaru Ueshiba
IBSN 0870118501

2nd degree black belt
The Heart of Aikido by John Stephens
ISBN-10: 4770031149

3rd degree black belt
The Secret Teachings of Aikido by John Stephens
ISBN-10: 4770030304

4th degree black belt

Philosophy and Spirituality from 4 points of view (Select one)

1) A Psychiatric view
The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck
IBSN - 13:978-0-7432-4315-5
also
Exploring the Road Less Traveled, A Study Guide for Small Groups
IBSN - 0-671-62054-1

2) A Psychological view
The Farther Reaches of Human Nature by Abraham Maslow
IBSN 0-14-019470-3
or
Religions, Values, and Peak Experiences by Abraham Maslow
IBSN0 0-14-019487-8

3) A New Age view
A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
IBSN 978-0-452-28996--3

4) A Christian view
The Making of the New Spirituality by James A. Herrick
IBSN 0830832793

5) An Aikido view
Aikido and the Harmony of Nature by Mitsugi Saotome
IBSN 0-87773-655-6
or
The Spiritual Foundations of Aikido by William Gleason
IBSN 0-89281-508-6

6) A Japanese Budo view
Budo Perspectives edited by Andrew Bennett
IBSN 4-9901694-3-3

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Auxiliary list for additional study.

Ki and the Way of the Martial Arts by Kenji Tokitsu
IBSN 9781570629983
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(Ages 14 and up are counted with the adults)
* Children and Adults train separately
** Beginners classes are optional. Any regular student may attend a beginners class and beginners may also attend any regular class.

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