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 [...]

Club Langley, Beckenham - Access road works now completed

The works on Hawkesbrook Lane (at the South Eden Park Road end) have been completed and this is now the only access to the Langley Sports Hall – the temporary entrance used over the summer from Wickham Way is an emergency route only.

Thanks

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 [...]

Sugano San UK Seminars - Pictures

Langley – http://www.flickr.com/photos/64550301@N04/sets/72157627329771543/

Aikido South East & Club Manchester
are very pleased to announce Sugano San from the Hombu in Japan
for two UK Seminars only in August 2011

Mr Sugano is one of the leading instructors from the Shodokan Hombu in Osaka who will stay on in the UK after [...]

Open Mat (free!) available for tournament practice - Wed 10th August

Beckenham, Langley Sports Hall Dojo will be available to all competitors for practice on Wednesday evening, 6:00 – 9:30pm – free of charge.

Closest BR – Eden Park
Car-parking instructions:  Langley Park Sports Centre Map and Car Park Instructions

There are some minor works on Hawkesbrook Lane.  Those coming from Eden Park British Rail can still go down Hawkesbrook Lane as it [...]

Scott Allbright, 6th Dan & Celine Pagnier, 3rd Dan at Club Beckenham

Aikido South East – Club Beckenham at Langley Sports Park
were very pleased to have  Scott Allbright, 6th Dan and Celine Pagnier, 3rd Dan to teach Juniors 9am-10am & Adults 10am-12pm

Scott is the most senior grade in the UK, club owner of Sheffield Koyigkan and is the SAUK Squad Coach.

Flickr Photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/64550301@N04/sets/72157627231504424/

Beckenham Juniors Grading Results

Many congratulations to all the Beckenham Juniors who graded on Sunday 10th July and Sunday 17th July.

Ellie Hughes – regraded from Juniors 2nd Dan to Adults  Yon Kyu + 1 Star
Alice Walker – regraded from Juniors 1st Dan to  Adults Yon Kyu + 1 Star

Thomas Marsh – Yon Kyu
Dhillon Mahal – Yon Kyu
Jack Fraser – Nana [...]

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.

Thanks
Chris Stamate, [...]

'Mock' International Kata Competition on Saturday 9th July

Junanahon no kata – Randori no kata; Goshin no kata – koryu dai san

In this third seminar, students will present their katas for adjudication and refinement in a ‘mock’ kata competition. We will continue to look at and refine presentation, have fun and improve understanding and performance.

I will ask other senior Sensei’s to come along [...]

The Shodokan Open 2011 Entry Forms are now available!

The 2011 Shodokan Open will be held on Saturday 16th July at the Dartford Judo Club from 9:30-6:00pm.   It’s the last National competition before the 9th International Tournament!!

We only accept club entries, but please feel welcome to contact us if you are an individual so we can place you within a team.

For full event [...]