Congratulations to Rob Cardell & Sara Middleton

Both Rob & Sara graded to 2nd Dan this weekend at the Annual Xmas Seminar with Phil Newcombe, Scott Allbright and Jim Newcombe.

Many congratulations to them both from Aikido South East



Mike McCavish, 5th Dan - Photos from the Aikido South East Training Week

Many thanks to Michael McCavish, 5th Dan and Senior Hombu Dojo Instructor for his tour of the Aikido South East Clubs in October – we hope to see him every year!

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The 2011 South of the River Aikido Seminar - 24 & 25 September

Genryukan Aikido and Mushin no Shin Aikido present The 2011 South of the River Aikido Seminar at The SAGA Pavilion, Folkestone.

We are hoping the weekend ticket price will provide everyone with amazing value for money.  It is an open event, so all are welcome regardless of association.  This year we also have a dedicated juniors [...]

9th International Tournament Pictures & Video

Many congratulations to the Seniors who graded at the 9th International Tournament with Shihan.
Dave Fielding, Tanseikan – 6th Dan
Erik Dop, Aikido South East Greenwich – 4th Dan
Marlon Hoating, Central London Shodokan Aikido – 4th Dan

Also, many congratulations to the Aikido South East Mens Randori Team for making it to the 3rd/4th Place Finals.

Photographs [...]

Shodokan Open 2011 Tournament Results

Here are the results from what was a great event and again demonstrated some of the highest level of competition Aikido in the UK.  It is impossible to single out any particular moments as the day contained so many highlights.  Well done to all competitors and special thanks to all the volunteers who did a fantastic [...]

Scott Allbright, 6th Dan & Celine Pagnier, 3rd Dan at Club Beckenham

Aikido South East – Club Beckenham at Langley Sports Park
were very pleased to have  Scott Allbright, 6th Dan and Celine Pagnier, 3rd Dan to teach Juniors 9am-10am & Adults 10am-12pm

Scott is the most senior grade in the UK, club owner of Sheffield Koyigkan and is the SAUK Squad Coach.

Flickr Photos

Aikido South East Regional Grading Results

Christine Young – Ni Kyu + 1 Star
Paul Gay – Yon  Kyu
Philip Seabourne – Yon Kyu
Kieran Ciniewicz – Yon Kyu
Dominic McGree – Rokku Kyu
John Wallbank – Rokku Kyu          
Martyn Jason Richards – Rokku Kyu

Also, many thanks to all the volunteer uke’s for coming along to help out.

Next regional grading is Saturday 5th November at 12:30pm, held at Langley Sports Hall, Beckenham.

Chris Stamate, [...]

'Mock' International Kata Competition on Saturday 9th July

Junanahon no kata – Randori no kata; Goshin no kata – koryu dai san

In this third seminar, students will present their katas for adjudication and refinement in a ‘mock’ kata competition. We will continue to look at and refine presentation, have fun and improve understanding and performance.

I will ask other senior Sensei’s to come along [...]

The Shodokan Open 2011 Entry Forms are now available!

The 2011 Shodokan Open will be held on Saturday 16th July at the Dartford Judo Club from 9:30-6:00pm.   It’s the last National competition before the 9th International Tournament!!

We only accept club entries, but please feel welcome to contact us if you are an individual so we can place you within a team.

For full event [...]

Aikido South East Tournament Training - every Friday

Only 9 weeks before the 9th International Tournament and a special arrangement has been set up for the South East Tournament Teams to have a weekly train at Tunbridge Wells (in addition to the monthly pre-squad training sessions every 2nd Saturday in Greenwich).

First session: this Friday 10th June ~ then every Friday until 5th [...]