Beginnings
   
 
HOW IT ALL BEGAN



The club is founded in 1985, in Belgrade. It carried the name AIKIDO CLUB "MAJ" and it was situated in the facilities at "25. maj" Sport Center, in Dorćol.
At the Constituent Assembly as the founders of the club were signed: Mladen Teovanović, Branislav Novko, Branko Blažičević, Goran Kurnik, Zoran Marković, Milan Jeremić, Milorad Blažić, Pavle Matejić, Asja Radojlović and Milan Vuković.

The other members of the Constituent Assembly were: Karmen Kurnik, Srđan Đorđević, Ljubiša Čolić, Dan Popović, Zoran Veličković, Tatjana Dumović, Danica Momčilović, Labib Zatara, Aleksandra Ristić, Ana Glišić, Zlatan Ličina, Katarina Mandić, Ljubica Gajić, Irena Žižović, Dušan Cvetić, Dušica Dopsaj, Božo Šibalić, Snežana Teovanović, Dragan Korać, Saša Tanović, Vojislav Bekovac.



The club used those facilities until April 1990, when it moved to “KOŠUTNJAK" Sport Center. Two years later, the club changed its name to KI AIKIDO CLUB "BEOGRAD". In November 1986, the club was registered in Japan, at KI NO KENKYUKAI organization, whose founder is teacher KOICHI TOHEI. It was the first aikido club from Serbia that was registered at this organization.



In 2003, the club moved into MZ "Poručnika Spasića i Mašere" building at Julino brdo and finally, in May 2006, it moved into "GARDEN CENTAR" building on Vidikovac which facilities is using today.



In Winter 1992 the instructor Milan Jeremić opened Aikido school in Pančevo. Mladen Popović and Milinko Jelovac founded Ki aikido club Dinamo Pančevo some time after that. And in 1994, both groups had united to Ki aikido club Dinamo Pančevo.

Since 2002, the club is working by the name of Sekcija "DINAMO - PANČEVO" in Pancevo, as a part of KI AIKIDO CLUB "BEOGRAD". Sekcija "DINAMO - PANČEVO" represents a continuity in work of members of the former KI AIKIDO CLUB "DINAMO", which ceased its operation in the same year.


 
 
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