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 [...]

Shodokan Aikido Newsletter #59 - May 2011

Newsletter highlights….  Shodokan Newsletter 59 – May 2011

Congratulations to Scott Allbright, graded to 6th Dan by Nariyama Shihan.

Plenty of training events/courses/seminars in preparation for the 9th International Tournament including volunteering opportunities to help out.

New to the events calendar - Christian Kirkman, current Randori World Champion and his coach, Steve Evans will be holding a seminar/course on Saturday 9th [...]

Michael McCavish 5th Dan (JAA) teaching in the Central London Dojo on Friday 3rd June

Session with Michael McCavish, 5th Dan and Senior Hombu Dojo Instructor will be teaching in the Central London Dojo tomorrow at 7:00pm.  For those who didn’t make it to Skenny last weekend, here is the final opportunity before he returns to Japan.  Everyone welcome and another opportunity not to be missed!

Address: Albion College, 23 Bloomsbury [...]

Michael McCavish 5th Dan (JAA) and Senior Hombu Dojo Instructor teaching in London and the South East.

Michael McCavish 5th Dan and Senior Hombu Dojo Instructor will be teaching at the following 3 classes before the Skenthrith weekend.
Saturday, 11am – 1pm at Seven Islands Leisure Centre, Rotherhithe.
Tuesday evening, 7:45 – 9:30pm at City of London Academy, Bermondsey.
Wednesday evening, 5:30–7:30pm at Ittaikan, Dorset Gardens, Brighton. Everyone is welcome.

Everyone is welcome.

Saturday morning classes in Tonbridge

Untill further notice there will not be any adult classes in Tonbridge. The children’s class will continue as normal.

Southern Clubs March Grading

Congratulations to the members at Tunbridge Wells and Bromley who graded this weekend.

Ellie Hughes (on right) graded to 2nd Dan Juniors, pictured here with her uke Alice Walker, 1st Dan Juniors.

Sunday Bromley under 16 years:-
- Double Graded to 9th Kyu:   Asher Waysome, Donnell Waysome, Jack Fraser, Jacob Lang, Matthew Harris
- Graded to 10th Kyu:  Mikayel Suvanyan, [...]

SAUK Latest Newsletter #57 and 2011 Events Calendar

Shodokan Newsletter 57 – October 2010


Latest news & information and already available is the 2011 SAUK Events Calendar with many events, seminars, tournaments and competitions confirmed.

New for 2011 is the mid-year Shodan Grading, South Pre-squad Training Sessions and Referee Courses.

We recommend you regularly check this website  and “Shodokan London” & “Shodokan Aikido [...]

SAUK Xmas Seminar & Party, Sat 11th & Sun 12th December

Confirming the SAUK Xmas Seminar & Party has moved from the first weekend of December to the following weekend on 11th & 12th December.

The Xmas Party will be held on the evening of  Saturday 11th.

Seminar with Phil Newcombe will be held on Sunday 12th at 12:00-5:00pm at the Sheffield University Octagon Centre.

More details will be [...]

A great weekend at the First Brighton & Hove Aikido Festival

Some pictures from the first Brighton & Hove Aikido [...]

Regional Grading August

A great grading last week. Congratulations to: Will, Chris, Graham, Stathis, Stephen, Christine & Philip who all passed.