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Alumni Ellie Hughes grades to 1st Kyu - Congratulations!

Ellie Hughes from Bromley is now studying at Manchester University and has started a club with Luke Simmons from Brighton – both working with Steve Evans.  She recently graded to 1st Kyu (though unaware of her grading!) and said ….weird grading without Sensei Chris Stamate giving ‘the look’!!

Check out their interview with Fuse TV :/

Club Bromley Closed - owners on sabbatical

Due to the Club Owners on sabbatical in the Far East, training at the Bromley Pavilion Centre will be closed for the foreseeable future.

Erik Dop & Paul Herbert are the new Club Owners for our Kidbrooke Club at Thomas Tallis, and will be introducing a new juniors training night [...]

Congratulations to Bromley Members - Ellie & Alice

Many congratulations to Ellie Hughes & Alice Walker who have just received their A Level results and will be off to their Universities of choice.

Ellie is studying at Manchester and Alice will be at Nottingham.
University Aikido Clubs look forward to them training!

They have both been training with Sensei Chris Stamate from age 7/8 years and [...]

Nariyama Shihan 9th Dan, European Tour - September 2013

We are very pleased to announce that Nariyama Shihan, 9th Dan – Chairman of Shodokan Aikido Federation (SAF) will be in Europe for a series of Seminars.

Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September – Leeds
Seminars at The Edge, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT and party on Sunday evening.
Contact:  Justin Gallagher  +44 (0)7979 677 558
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Club Bromley & Kidbrooke – August Summer Break

Due to work commitments, school holidays, great summer weather and instructor availability, both clubs (Kidbrooke & Bromley) will be having a summer break for all of August.

Last Thursday class at Kidbrooke is 25th July
Last Sunday class at Bromley for both juniors and adults is 28th July

For those members who are on a scheme, you will [...]

Birthday Bish-Bash-Bosh Celebrations

At Club Bromley, to celebrate a birthday we skip the cake and have a traditional aiki birthday basho  …  the juniors are the first to tell us it’s their birthday, and it’s the much much older members who are always very reluctant to say!


Intense Tournament session Sunday 28th April in Brighton

The Sport Centre, University of Sussex
Building 57, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9RB

Members from the Sussex Aikido Clubs (Sussex Sport Aikido & Worthing Shodokan) have expressed an interest in going to Japan to take part in the 2013 Aikido World Championships being held in Osaka in July.

We will be [...]

No class at Bromley on Easter Sunday 31st March

Just a reminder that on bank holiday’s…. instructors and parents get a lie-in!

Have a great Easter!

Club Bromley ~ Chris, Christine, Rob, Russell & Catherine

Many thanks to Fumika & Ayaka for a fantastic seminar at Thomas Tallis last night

Fumika and Ayaka held a most enjoyable, inspiring seminar last night with a lot of aiki energy & enthusiasm!! For members who havn’t had a chance to attend one of their seminars, your last chance is tomorrow at Brighton and you will not be disappointed!!

Great turnout of members from different [...]