Shodokan Open June 2014 - Tournament Info & Entry Form




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Club Bromley Closed - owners on sabbatical

Due to the Club Owners on sabbatical in the Far East, training at the Bromley Pavilion Centre will be closed for the foreseeable future.

Erik Dop & Paul Herbert are the new Club Owners for our Kidbrooke Club at Thomas Tallis, and will be introducing a new juniors training night [...]

The Results of 2013 SAF Aikido World Championships

Date: 13th – 14th July, 2013   
Venue: Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium

Embu – Free Style
1st place          Tetsuya Nariyama・Tomofumi Masuda  (Shodokan Honbu)
2nd place         Kentaro Sugano・Yuki Kawamura(Shodokan Honbu)
3rd place          Taeko Yamazaki – Masami Takehara(Shodokan Musashino)

Embu – Koryu Goshin no Kata(Suwari Waza and Tachi Waza 16 techniques)
1st place          Yuka Ueta・Kumiko Mantani(Shodokan Honbu)
2nd place         TaisukeYoshida・Tomohiro Tsudani (Tenri University)
3rd place          [...]

Womens Only Seminar with Vanda Fairchild, 5th Dan and Gitte Wolput, 2nd Dan

 Vanda & Gitte are respected competitors in the community and have both been World Champion Randori players
~ see below their Aikido CV ~

Vanda has a busy juniors and adults club (Tanseikan) with partner David Fielding in South East London, running Fun-Days and teaching regularly at BAA courses & event
we are very [...]

2013 Events Calendar Update.....

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]