Masaru Matsubara

Masaru Matsubara, Fourth Dan – Senior Instructor for the JCCC Aikikai

Matsubara01[1]Masaru Matsubara began to study Aikido in 1961 at Hombu Dojo under O-sensei and various instructors including mostly late Kisaburo Osawa shihan, late Doshu Kishoumaru Ueshiba, Koichi Tohei(chief instructor at that time) shihan, late Yamaguchi shihan, Sugano shihan, Ichihashi shihan etc., He then moved to Toronto in 1967.

Since then, he taught and practiced with Henry Kono whom he met at Hombu Dojo, and Bill Collins at University Settlement House, in Tanino Judo Club.

He joined JCCC Aikikai in 1992. His enjoyment of Aikido includes the study of harmonizing with others through Aikido movements. He also enjoys the study of martial arts movements and psychological aspects. He continues to teach what he recalls was taught by O-sensei and various instructors.

Before Masaru Matsubara started Aikido, there was always some ailment with his health. Since he started Aikido, his strength and health has, and continues to improve.

Upcoming Events

Dec
16
Sun
10:00 am End of year class
End of year class
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 am
End of year class (open to all members including children) .
12:30 pm JCCC Aikikai Holiday Party
JCCC Aikikai Holiday Party
Dec 16 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
JCCC Aikikai Holiday Party
Dec
20
Thu
6:30 pm Last class of 2018
Last class of 2018
Dec 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Last class of 2018 – Thursday, December 20th (7pm – 9pm)
Jan
6
Sun
all-day First class of 2019
First class of 2019
Jan 6 all-day
First class of 2019 – Sunday, January 6th (regular schedule)
Feb
3
Sun
10:00 am Special Kagami Biraki class
Special Kagami Biraki class
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Kagami Biraki class (open to all members including children)
12:30 pm Kagami Biraki
Kagami Biraki
Feb 3 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kagami Biraki

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