Photos of Shiohira Sensei and PAF students over the years.
Shiohira Shihan demonstrates Aikido techniques. These black and white photos were taken at Black Belt seminars and at the winter and summer camps in 2016.
PAF hosts two intensive training camps a year in the redwood forests outside of Occidental, California. The Winter Retreat is over Presidents Day weekend in February. The Summer Retreat is in August. The first photos show general camp scenes and some of the camp traditions. The most recent retreats are in the subalbums here. See the Through the Years Album for historical photos of older camps.
Chiba Sensei and Birankai International hosted the Doshu in 2008 in San Diego. Shiohira Sensei was invited to teach at the camp and a number of PAF students and friends attended.
Classes for black belts, beginners and children. Shiohira Sensei has also conducted numerous seminars over the years. These may celebrate specific events such as his 25th teaching anniversary. There are annual seminars for PAF member dojos. He has also instructed at seminars all over the country.
A number of early photos from 1980 and 1981 have surfaced. These were taken at the Market Street dojo and at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan Town. The hair was longer and everyone is much younger.....
Older photos of Shiohira Sensei and the PAF camps going back to the 90s. Many changes are reflected here. The camps define the consistent training approach, Shugyo, of Shiohira Sensei.