Summer School 2015

We had the pleasure of training with 金沢 威 Kanazawa Takeshi during Summer School. Lots of learning, lots of great people to train with and great teaching. We also attended classes classes with Shihan Kanetsuka, Shidoin Ian McClarence (6th Dan) and Shidoin Don Morgan (6th Dan).

Class Keiko

Arigato, Nick Belshaw!

Yesterday we welcomed Nick Belshaw (3rd Dan, Aikikai Foundation, Tokyo) of Oxford Aikikai. Nick came to check to visit the Club and experience the Dome. Nick also shared his experience by teaching a neat set of body-movement techniques – Gyaku katadori Ikkyo, Ushiro ryote-dori ryote-mochi Ikkyo and Nikkyo. Arigato, Nick!

Class Timetable

Classes towards 2015

Sensei Hagan will be taking the class this Thursday, starting 20:00 and there will be a last class that I will take on Monday 22nd December, usual time of 19:15. Further to the recent poll of club members, we’re currently attempting to organise an additional class on Thursdays in the Read more…

Class Keiko

There’s lots to learn…

We’ve been having an interesting set of classes recently with Andy King. Concentrating on moving our centre – hara – rather than our arms, starting with exercises such as Torifune and moving onto many others. We’ve also been doing interesting sets of training exercises to improve our timing, ma-ai and Read more…

Class Timetable

Guest Instructor: Allan Hagan

Following a successful set of Thursday training sessions, the Club said a temporary farewell to Sensei Hagan on Thursday 26th June. Temporary – because Sensei will be returning after summer training and Summer School. We’ll be running the ‘last Thursday’ training classes between September and December 2014. You’ll find the Read more…