On the slopes of the legendary mountain Lipac, this
weekend the seminar that we organize every year in honor of our teacher
for Daito ryu Aikibudo, shihan Antonino Certa, was held.
this event 12 members of the School for martial arts Taiyou e no Michi
participated, who restlessly practiced the techniques of the Japanese
traditional martial school Ono ha Itto ryu (Takeda den) during the two
On Saturday, six hours, and on Sunday in total of five
hours were trained. If you add the climbing on the mountain during the
two days, then you can freely say that we maintain our combat readiness
and condition successfully.
Unlike the previous years, when we
slept under the open sky, this year we were situated in the quarters of
the beautiful monastery „St. George“.
Apart from the hard training
and the enjoyment in the beautiful and untouched nature of Lipac,
inevitable were the beans in kettle which are always prepared for the
After the seminar finished, the host of the
monastery offered every year to open the quarters to us for sleepover,
and that offer we gladly accepted with a goal to attract the younger
members who are not yet accustomed to sleep under the open sky to attend
In the end, all of the participants immediately
announced their attendance the next year, which only speaks for the
quality training and the beauty of this simple martial school which
allures with its simplicity and efficiency.