Sports stars raise money for Stroke Association
This years seminar was brilliant, as always, but also raised £650 for the Stroke Association.
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Spring Course on May 5th – May 6th
at Wirral Tennis & Sports Centre,
Valley Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 7EJ England
Terry Ezra Shihan, 7th Dan so Hombu
And Guest Instructors
Nick Waites Sensei, 6th Dan so Hombu
Saturday 5th May 11:00-13:00 14:15 – 16:15
Sunday 6th May 11:00-13:00 14:15-16:15
One Day price:
Paying on the day incurs £5 surcharge
£14.00 Two courses – starter and main
£18.00 Three courses – starter, main and dessert
Further info can be seen on the KAA website: http://kaa.aikido.co.uk/events/event/aikido-spring-course-2018/
Anyone interested or you know of someone that would be interested please contact myself via email or on 07759711370.
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,
On behalf of the British Aikido Federation National Committee.
Below are the result’s of the United Kingdom Aikikai’s recent Yudansha exams:
Saturday3rd June 2017
Wirral Tennis & Sports Centre
|1200-1245||DAN: John Emmerson 5th Dan Shidoin|
|1250-1335||BAF: Brian Smith 6th Dan Shidoin|
|1420-1505||BB: Tony Cassells 6th Dan Shihan|
|1510-1555||UKA: Gordon Jones 7th Dan Shihan|
|1600-1645||KAA: Terry Ezra 7th Dan Shihan|
BOOKING: Just turn up & pay on the day.
REGISTRATION: 11.15 on-wards.
WEAPONS: Please bring Bokken, Jo, and Tanto
INSURANCE: Please bring proof of insurance (insurance can be provided on the day for £5)
LUNCH: There is a Tesco (with a cafeteria) next to the Sports Centre if required.
Komyokan Dojo 0151 652 1526, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wirral Leisure Services 0151 666 4140 (Ask for Wirral Tennis & Sports Centre)
DIRECTIONS: Please see maps for directions to Wirral Tennis & Sports Centre and Komyokan Dojo.
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)