SAUK Student Nationals - 10th & 11th March

This year’s Student Nationals is taking place in Nottingham  – Harvey Hadden Sports Complex, Wigman Road, Nottingham NG8 4PB.

1 – The schedule for this year student nationals

2 – The competition registration form – which needs to be returned to Scott ( 

3 – Accommodation and meal information - please confirm to Mo (

We have [...]

Tunbridge Wells Shodokan grading

Congrats to David Ferguson – the latest addition to Tunbridge Wells Shodokan, on getting his 8th kyu last night….

Kick start the year with a Weapons Course - Saturday 21st January

Those who attended the last weapons course run by Scott Allbright in london will remember how informative it was and how much it improved our understanding of weapons use generally. This is highly recommended for everyone and open to teens from age 14 years upwards.

Where: Langley Park School

Time: 1:30-4:30pm

Coach: Scott Allbright, JAA 6th Dan

Cost: £15 [...]

Scott Allbright, 6th Dan Road Show in London and South East in January

We are very pleased to have Sensei Scott teaching at the following South East & London Clubs in January…

THURSDAY 19th JANUARY – Tunbridge Wells Dojo
Time: 8:00-10:00pm
Address:  Vale Road Methodist Church Hall, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1BX
Contact:  James & Imogen Burman, m 07904 339 828,

FRIDAY 20th JANUARY – Central London Dojo
Time:  6:00-8:00pm
Address:  Central London Dojo, 23 [...]

Latest Aikido Community Newsletter & SAUK 2012 Events Calendar

Plenty of courses, seminars, competitions and news on our community members.

Shodokan Newsletter 61 – January 2012


Cronin makes the grade as he receives his black belt

THE Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells Shodokan Aikido Club celebrated the successful grading one of its first junior dan grades at a seminar held at Swanmead Dojo, on Saturday 10 December.

Miles Cronin, who has been training at Tonbridge and also at the Tunbridge Wells club, graded to black belt in front of a four-person panel, including [...]

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!

More pictures on Flickr:

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 [...]

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, [...]