Birthday Bish-Bash-Bosh Celebrations

At Club Bromley, to celebrate a birthday we skip the cake and have a traditional aiki birthday basho  …  the juniors are the first to tell us it’s their birthday, and it’s the much much older members who are always very reluctant to say!


Intense Tournament session Sunday 28th April in Brighton

The Sport Centre, University of Sussex
Building 57, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9RB

Members from the Sussex Aikido Clubs (Sussex Sport Aikido & Worthing Shodokan) have expressed an interest in going to Japan to take part in the 2013 Aikido World Championships being held in Osaka in July.

We will be [...]

No class at Bromley on Easter Sunday 31st March

Just a reminder that on bank holiday’s…. instructors and parents get a lie-in!

Have a great Easter!

Club Bromley ~ Chris, Christine, Rob, Russell & Catherine

Many thanks to Fumika & Ayaka for a fantastic seminar at Thomas Tallis last night

Fumika and Ayaka held a most enjoyable, inspiring seminar last night with a lot of aiki energy & enthusiasm!! For members who havn’t had a chance to attend one of their seminars, your last chance is tomorrow at Brighton and you will not be disappointed!!

Great turnout of members from different [...]

2013 Events Calendar Update.....

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 [...]

Club Bromley gains Sport UK Club Mark Accreditation

Congratulations to Club Bromley for achieving Sport England UK Club Mark Status.
Sport England recognises and values the commitment made by sports clubs to develop high quality, welcoming environments for young participants.

Clubmark was introduced in 2002 by Sport England to:

Ensure that accrediting partners apply core common criteria to ensure that consistent good practice and minimum [...]

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 [...]

Bromley Juniors 2012 Trophies & Prizes

Most Improved Student – Ghoki Mitzu
Ukemi Champion – Matthew Marsh
Sumo Champion – Dhillon Marsh
Randori Champion – Jonathan Murray

Break-Fall Balloon Competition – Jonathan Murray
Ukemi Competition – 1st place, Ghoki Mitzu and 2nd place, Matthew Marsh
This was THE last aikidoka junior on hands and knees.  Itt was a very high number of press-ups in total (80-100 apparently counted!) before Ghoki won.  Matthew [...]

Grading News

Congratulations to everyone!
… a great way to wrap up the year for all Aikido South East members.

Malaga Xmas Seminar & Grading
PANEL:  Phil Newcombe 7th Dan, Satoru Tsuchya 6th Dan, Scott Allbright 6th Dan
Christine Young – 1st Dan, Shodan

Juniors Grading ~ TTWSAC (Tunbridge Wells & Tonbridge)
PANEL:  Chris Stamate 4th Dan, Di Buckley 3rd Dan, James Burman 3rd Dan
Miles Cronin – 2nd Dan [...]