Shodokan Aikido Newsletter - Xmas Edition

….in this Xmas issue….

Letter to the Editor on Shodokan Squad

SAUK Annual Xmas Seminar Article & Grading Results

Juniors Cartoons News from Aikido South East and Tanseikan

University Feature
Leeds at the Hombu, History of the University Clubs and meet the SAUK Uni Club Owners

Member articles on [...]

Grading News

Congratulations to everyone!
… a great way to wrap up the year for all Aikido South East members.

Malaga Xmas Seminar & Grading
PANEL:  Phil Newcombe 7th Dan, Satoru Tsuchya 6th Dan, Scott Allbright 6th Dan
Christine Young – 1st Dan, Shodan

Juniors Grading ~ TTWSAC (Tunbridge Wells & Tonbridge)
PANEL:  Chris Stamate 4th Dan, Di Buckley 3rd Dan, James Burman 3rd Dan
Miles Cronin – 2nd Dan [...]

Shodokan Open 2013 Tournaments are now confirmed!

The Shodokan Open 2013 is confirmed for Saturday 8th June
and introducing
The Shodokan Open Under 18’s Tournament on Saturday 23rd March.

~ further details for both tournaments will be published in the next few months~

Both tournaments will be held at a new venue
Thomas Tallis Dojo – Kidbrooke Park
Thomas Tallis Sports Centre, 154 Kidbrooke [...]

SAF Aikido World Championships Information, 13-15 July 2013

Dear SAF Members,

The SAF currently enjoys a membership of 81 clubs from all over the world, and we are expecting a few more clubs to join soon.

We have the pleasure to officially announce the 2013 Aikido World Championships to be held in Osaka next summer from Saturday 13th to Monday 15th July.

2013 Shodokan Aikido Federation [...]

Malaga Xmas Seminar & Grading Information


Shodokan Aikido Spain and myself look forward to hosting the first SAUK Xmas Seminar and Grading in the warmer climes of the Costa del Sol on Saturday 1st December this year.

 It would be good to see as many of you as possible so a reminder to book early, which it makes it no more expensive [...]

Michael Mccavish Dan grade/Instructor class this Saturday

Not to be missed. This Saturday (29th September) 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, Sensei Michael Mccavish will be teaching a special Dan grade/Instructor session at the Swanmead Dojo.

Swanmead Sports Ground,
Swanmead Way,
For more info, contact James Burman.

Pictures from Phil Newcombe, 7th Dan last class at City....

Thanks to Phil Newcombe, 7th Dan for a great seminar at City’s last night and the surprise arrival of a number of friends from Aikido past !

Marvellous to see a number travelling from afar ~ Louise from NZ, Mike from the Phillipines and others from Manchester, Brighton/Hove,  Jim from Sevenoaks !!  Pictures of last nights [...]

Shodokan Aikido Newsletter 64 - enjoy

Update on Shodokan Aikido Federation (SAF).

Results from the July Shodokan Open Tournament with the new <18 years category for Teens.
Confirmation of the next Juniors Tanseikan Funday.

Mike McCavish, 5th Dan on tour in the UK.
Full schedule and many congratulations on his wedding!

From the York Aikido club their club profile [...]

Congratulations & Thanks to Sensei Rob

Congratulations to Sensei Rob Cardell for his 10th Year in aikido, with a BIG THANKS  from Sensei Chris, all the juniors, club members and Sunday aiki Mom & Dads for supporting Aikido South East.

Thanks to Gail Bennett (m 7736 026 066)  for the fantastic Caricature Chocokate Cake – completely devoured by the juniors and adults!!

Mike McCavish, 5th Dan - New club visits confirmed....

Saturday 6th Oct
9.30 – 11.00 Juniors, 11.00 – 12.30 Adults
Seven Islands Leisure Centre, 100 Lower Road, Rotherhithe, SE16 2TU
Contact:  David Fielding on 07810 507 235

Sunday 7th October
9.30am to 11.30am
Weapons Class
Glades Shopping Centre, Studio 2, Pavilion Sports Centre, Kentish Way, Bromley BR1 3EF
Contact: Chris Stamate on 07904 095 690

Sunday 7th October
1.00pm to 4:00pm
City of London Academy, [...]