Keith Hayward, 7th dan and Shihan, gave an excellent seminar. His students enthusiastically shared their knowledge with my students and were also the uses for the three students who graded. There were 15 students practising, including visitors. Everyone worked hard … Continued
I have added a selection of photos from the Isle of Wight course in May 2018. This is what a 3rd dan exam looks like!
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Wake-sensei (the grandson of the founder of Aikido) instructed at a seminar in Manchester in one of his rare visits to the UK. As well as his uchideshi, he was accompanied by 8 university students. 4 members of the club … Continued
Aikido has recently been seen lurking in The Walking Dead. It is prominent in season 6 episode 4 with the episode focusing on a survivor who tries to follow a non-violent path. There are several scenes where he is shown practising … Continued
A new Alternate-Future Sci-Fi series Man in the High Castle on Amazon Prime features one of the main characters practising Aikido: Clip can be watched here: https://vimeo.com/125725126 Irimi-nage, Kyokyo-nage and kote-gaeshi are featured. Enjoy!
Design of the T-Shirt and Hoodie is complete and they look very nice: The T-Shirt is available in black and white and the hoodie is available in grey or navy blue.The lettering is in either print or embroidery. Please … Continued