BAA Senior National Championships - Saturday 7th April at Dartford Judo Dojo

Senior National Championships
Sunday, 7 April 2013
Registration from 9.30 a.m. Close 10.00 a.m.
Competition will begin at 10.30 a.m.
Entry Fee: £15.00 per person

Minimum grade entry 2 Kyu

Embu events:
Open to members aged 16 years and over
Competitors may enter two of the three Kata events Randori-no-Kata (from Shōmen-ate) Koryū-dai-San no Kata/Goshin, Sections A and B (1-16). Open [...]

2013 Events Calendar Update.....

Tanseikan Fun Day for the under 18's Aikidoka

David & Vanda from Club Tanseikan are hosting another Fun Day.  We highly recommend for our South East Aikidoka ~ great day for both instructors and members with lots of medals & cups to be won.  Previous Club Bromley winners have been Donell & Asher, Ben, Philip and Matthew.  If you havn’t managed to get [...]

Kidbrooke Park training starts Thursday 10th

The mat space will be split into two:-

1)  class  7:00-9:00pm – Teens to Adults
2)  mat space for tournament training £5.00 p/person

Chris Stamate – email

Thomas Tallis Sports Centre, 154 Kidbrooke Park Road, London SE3 9PX -situated very near to Blackheath/Greenwich.

A permanent competition level Martial Arts Dojo with two permanent [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tanseikan Fun Day - Sunday 4th November

This is a great opportunity for all Aikidoka juniors & teenagers (under age 18 years) to meet other club members, attend a course run by senior Aikido Instructors, view world class demonstrations, participate in a mini- competition, play some games, win medals & trophies and have a relaxing fun day out with the family.

Time:  10am [...]

The London & Hove Aikido Festival – just over a week to go.

Registration: 9.30 to 10.15 am
Seminars: 10.15 am to 5.40 pm

Registration: 9.15 to 10.00 am
Competition: 10.00 am to  2.00 pm

Venue: Map.
King Alfred Leisure Centre
Kingsway, Hove, East Sussex
Tel: 01273 290290

This years instructors include:

• Satoru Tsuchiya, 6th Dan
• Scott Allbright, 6th Dan
• Michael Mccavish, 5th Dan
• Erik Dop, 4th Dan
• Matt Houlton, 4th Dan
• David Findlay, 3rd [...]

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 [...]