Details of the 2017 JAC Annual General Meeting have now been added to the site, here.
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 email@example.com or Sue Yates firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
|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)
Gen Sec’s 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)
Spring Course on May 2nd / 3rd
Terry Ezra Shihan 7th Dan KAA
Pieter Lagerwaard, 6th Dan AFN
John Goverts, 6th Dan AFN
Saturday 3rd May 2015 11:00-13:00 14:15-16:15
Sunday 4th May 2015 11:00-13:00 14:15-16:15
Paying on the day incurs £5 surcharge
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.
We have now been awarded a Certification from the Hombu Dojo to say the JAC is now recognized by the Aikikai Foundation Japan.
BAF Grading Course
Plasnewydd Community Center Dojo at
Sully Budokan Dojo Barry
Beechwood College Lane
Hayes Road Sully
Alan Hagan 5th dan hombu so
Russell Milton 3rd dan hombu so
Sunday April 27th
10am till 1300 pm
cost: £10 juniors:£5
On 11th January 2014 a historic meeting took place at the Holiday Inn Birmingham where representatives of the following Aikido organisations met to ratify their organisations’ departure from the British Aikido Board and coming together under the banner of the Joint Aikikai Council.
British Aikido Federation
Dynamic Aikido Noquet (UKAU)
Komyokan Aikido Associaiton
United Kingdom Aikikai.
The JAC is open to all Aikikai Hombu Dojo recognised groups and will offer Aikikai standard practice in all their dojos.
From 1st February 2014 all members of the above organisations are now members of the JAC. All organisations will continue to act independently and come together for one course annually. All insurance will now be administered through the JAC.
Back row: Phil Smith – UKA (JAC Coaching Officer), David Yates – BAF (JAC Treasurer), Steve Beecham – BB, John Emmerson – DAN, Davinder Bath – BB,
Front Row: Gordon Jones – UKA (JAC Chairman), Guy Needler – UKA (JAC General Secretary), Nick Waites – KAA.
Joint Aikikai Council
Sunday 13th July 2014
National Aikido Course
KyuShinKai Martial Arts Centre,
Court Works Industrial Estate,
Day Rate £15
Guy Needler (5th Dan) United Kingdom Aikikai
Matthew Holland (7th Dan) Scottish Aikido Federation
John Emmerson (5th Dan) Dynamic Aikido Nocquet
Tony Cassells (6th Dan) British Birankai
Nick Waites (6th Dan) Komyokan Aikido Association
DavidYates (5th Dan) British Aikido Federation
Please bring a packed lunch and drink with you