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Sep 272017
 

2018 is the 50th anniversary of the Aikikai of Great Britain/British Aikido Federation and to celebrate this milestone, I am pleased and proud to announce that we have arranged a course with Hombu dojo-cho, Ueshiba Mitsuteru sensei over the weekend of 19-21 October 2018.  The course will be held at the Leigh Sports Village Centre, Leigh, Manchester.

Further details will be available in the near future but we hope to end the seminar with short demonstrations by each of the JAC organisations.  The weekend will conclude with a demonstration by Waka sensei.

Regards to all,

David Yates

On behalf of the British Aikido Federation National Committee.

 Posted by at 12:26
Oct 172016
 

Manchester Aikido Club hosts a special Anniversary Course to celebrate

Peter Gillard Sensei – 70th birthday & 50 years in Aikido
David Yates Sensei – 60th birthday

And are pleased to welcome as the guest instructor
Takeshi Yamashima Shihan
(7th Dan So-Hombu)

Saturday 19th November 16 2pm – 5pm
Sunday 20th November 16 10am – 1pm

Fees: £35 weekend or £25 per day (Concessions £25 & £20)

Course Location: Leigh Indoor Sports Centre, Leigh Sports Village, Sale Way, Leigh WN7 4JY

Contact: Rob Yates bobyates61@gmail.com or Sue Yates s.yates76@btinternet.com

www.manchesteraikido.com

 Posted by at 16:36
Jun 022016
 

Joint Aikikai Council Annual Seminar 2016

To be hosted by the British Aikido Federation on 2nd July 2016

The seminar will take place at Chester dojo

Housesteads Drive,

Hoole Lane,

Chester,

CH2 3DL

Commence 12.45pm, each instructor will give a 40 minute class

£20 for the day Booking in from 12pm

British Birankai will be represented by Joe Curran shihan 6th dan 12.45pm
United Kingdom Aikikai will be represented by Phil Smith shihan 6th dan 1.30pm
Dynamic Aikido Noquet will be represented by John Emmerson shidoin 5th dan 2.15pm
British Aikido Federation will be represented by Colman Glynn shidoin 6th dan 3.30pm
Komyokan Aikido Association will be represented by Jeremy Garmson shidoin 5th dan 4.15pm

Please bring proof of insurance and bokken, jo and tanto.

 Posted by at 20:20
Jan 232016
 
Joint Aikikai Council’s 2016 AGM – note that we only have seating for 20 people so if more attend it will be standing room only.
LOCATION and Date
Premier Meetings Stoke (Trentham Gardens Premier Inn), Stone Road Stoke on Trent Staffordshire ST4 8JG United Kingdom Sunday 10th April 2016 2:00pm start
Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
  • Review of 2015 AGM Minutes (attached)
  • Chairman’s report
  • Gen Sec’s report
  • Treasures report.
  • The content will be:
  • Welcome to the Affiliate members (note number of students joining the JAC via this route)

  • Insurance costs for 2016/2017 (cover details or changes/improvements)

  • Membership 2014 versus 2015 (or from JAC inception to date)

  • Plans for, or suggestions for the next JAC course (ie, Invitation to significant Hombu Instructor such as The Dojo Cho or Doshu. Suggestions for dates.)

  • Income 2014 versus 2015 (or from JAC inception to date)

  • AOB

M – Meeting Minutes – JAC 15 Feb 2015-1

 Posted by at 23:10
Jan 092015
 

JAC AGM for 2pm Sunday 15 February 2015.

The meeting will be taking place at the Haydock Thistle Hotel (Wrexham room) Penny Lane, Haydock WA11 9SG, which is just off the M6 junction 23.

All JAC members are entitled to attend this meeting.

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Apr 272014
 

BRITISH BIRANKAI
AIKIDO SUMMER SCHOOL
9-13 AUGUST 2014

Poster to Download

Worcester University Sports Centre
Henwick Grove WR2 6AJ
Instruction by Birankai Shihan & Shidoin

Training fees

£80 full course (£25 per day)
Concessions available on request

Accommodation

£33 per night en-suite self catering
£28 per night non en-suite self catering

All organizations welcome

Book on line at www.britishbirankai.com

For information contact:

Ian Grubb

ian@britishbirankai.com

07742 800116

 Posted by at 17:24
Apr 242014
 

S.A.F. “Summerston” Dojo

Bellcraig Community Centre, 10 Gorstan Street, Summerston (Maryhill), Glasgow G23 5QA

Course start times are Fridays 7.30 pm, Saturdays 1.30 pm.

  • SAF Course: 13th and 14th June
  • SAF Course: 5th and 6th September
  • SAF Course: 21st and 22 November

Visit the News page for photos from previous SAF courses.

Please check with local dojo to verify dates & times before embarking on trip.

To contact Scottish Aikido Federation Information Officer you can email media (at) scottish-aikido.co.uk

 Posted by at 21:13
Apr 242014
 

Peter Brown 6th Dan so Hombu
Saturday 10th May
14:00 – 16:00

Dunkirk Community Centre,
Montpelier Road,
Nottingham, NG7 2JW.

Mat Fees: £7,
concessions £5

Everyone Welcome
(Please bring your current aikido insurance)

Further info: Sankenkan@ntlworld.com
There will be a meal afterwards at Yod Siam Thai restaurant.

 Posted by at 21:06