Under 18’s – Embu and Randori Seminar

A quick thought….. it’s no coincidence that the likes of Laura Beardsmore, Christian Kirkham, Tim and Gitte Wolput, Steve Evans, Danielle Jones and Vanda Fairchild were all coached at an early age, competed as Juniors and went on to become superb World Champions.

So following on from the success of the under 18’s Randori seminar in [...]

Ittaikan 2012 Training Times & New Training Venue

Happy New Year!
Ittaikan training times and venues are changing as of today!
Please can you update your details as shown below and also pass on the info to anyone else that may be interested.

Monday 6pm to 7:30pm – Dorset Gardens, Brighton, Adults & experienced teenagers 
Wednesday 6pm to 8pm – Brighton University Sports Centre, Falmer Site. Adults [...]

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



Annual Aikido Xmas Party & Grading with Phil Newcombe - Saturday 26th November

This year the Xmas Party & Grading is hosted by Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh Club – Martin Livingstone.  Due to venue availability the Annual Xmas Party has been moved to an earlier weekend in November and it is recommended to book your transport and accommodation early as it tends to be a very busy time [...]

Pictures from the London & Hove Aikido festival

Check out more of Richard Johnson’s pictures here: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjwz7zpk

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: http://www.flickr.com/photos/64550301@N04/sets/72157627969322960/

Photos from Aikido Under 18's Seminar held 1st October at Rotherhithe

Flickr Photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/64550301@N04/6207236235/in/set-72157627684396277/

A course that introduced teenagers to competitive Aikido (Randori & Embu).  This was specifically aimed at those aged 12 to 18 years and was lead by Christian Kirkham, the 2009 Aikido World Champion and his coach Steve Evans.

The course was devised just for teenagers eager to understand the training involved for competitions at local, national and international levels.  Both explained [...]

London & Hove Aikido Festival

Book your place today.

Taking place over two days (15th and 16th October 2011) at the King Alfred Sports Centre in Hove. On Saturday there are seminars with some incredible instructors: Phil Newcombe, (7th Dan JAA) Shodokan European Technical Director, Scott Allbright (6th Dan, JAA) and all the way from Japan, Michael Mccavish (5th Dan, JAA), [...]

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 [...]

Coaching for Coaches Workshop - Saturday 1st October

Steve Evans will run a session aimed at instructors that will show how to incorporate training for competition into regular lessons.  This session is aimed at anyone teaching Aikido and will focus on how to introduce elements into the normal class that help put in place the basics for competition for those students wishing to [...]