Field Trip on October 15 to Aikido Chuseikan of Tampa Bay

The USF gym is closed on October 15 due to an outside event. Let’s take advantage of this situation and have a field trip to Aikido Chuseikan of Tampa Bay. Aikido Chuseikan of Tampa Bay overlooks our training and promotions. … Continue reading

Fall 2014… Begin!

We were overwhelmed with last Friday’s turnout. The beginners did a great job picking up on the Bokken Kata and our senpai did a fine job teaching. Keep it up, everyone! Classes this semester meet: Wednesday 8:00 to 9:30pm in REC … Continue reading

6/8/14 Three new 5th Kyu

Pat Mahoney, Zac Atlas, and Wael Al-Sawai were tested at Aikido Chuseikan of Tampa Bay for their 5th Kyu today and, needless to say, all three passed. Every one of our students did a terrific job representing University of South … Continue reading

1/17/14 Update

There will be no classes this weekend (1/18-19) due to a Tango event in the mat room.  Stay tuned for updates regarding our new schedule!

Training News for 2013

Thanks to the hard work of Stephanie, Maurice, and other officers, we have gotten the club reinstated as an active USF organization! We have requested to have our training schedule in the USF REC Center re-established for January 2013. Chances … Continue reading


Come rain or shine, class is a go for tonight. We will be focusing on kyu testing prep for the next few weeks as requested. Meet at the “bouncy tree” by the Fine Arts building and if it’s raining we … Continue reading

Good News and Scheduling Update

Good News! We have a temporary indoor space on campus through roughly mid-August, keeping us out of the summer storms. We have also updated our training schedule. We will now be meeting Mondays and Thursdays from 7-9pm in FAH 102 … Continue reading

Scheduling update

Scheduling update: Friday and Sunday classes will not be held at Barry and Meredith’s house starting this week. Instead, students are encouraged to visit the Largo dojo for John Messores Sensei’s classes on Friday evening (6:30pm and 7:40pm) and Gary … Continue reading

USF Aikido Summer Training

USF Campus Rec has been changing the rules to do away with all martial arts clubs like ours – and they have finally succeeded in deactivating our club and removing our access to the Recreation Center. If you call and … Continue reading

Dojo Training Update for the Month of April, 2012

Last month, the white belt student who logged the most training hours was Andrea Vera. The black belt student who logged the most training hours was Meredith Abel. Good work! Last month, the following students were promoted: Meredith Abel (nidan), … Continue reading

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