Category Archives : Instructors


Guest Instructor: Allan Hagan

A successful training session on Thursday 27th Feb was led by Sensei Allan Hagan 5th Dan (Aikikai Foundation, Tokyo) of Cardiff Shobukan. Thirteen members trained various suwariwaza, tachiwaza, kokyho and bokken techniques. Video footage from the night will be published on the Club Members Pages as soon as editing is finalised. In the meantime, here’s […]



Teachers gain Coaching qualifcation

Club Members will be pleased to learn that Sensei Matt Pilott and Sensei Paul Adkins successfully passed the Coaching Level 1 qualification on Saturday 7th December 2013 under the direction of Dave Yates 5th Dan, Shidoin (Aikikai Foundation, Tokyo) and Vice Chairman, British Aikido Federation. Paul and Matt both have many years experience teaching aikido and this […]



Sensei Jason Godwin

On Monday 17th December, Sensei Jason Godwin has agreed to visit us again from Japan to do a teaching session. Jason started Bujinkan training in 1991 in Portsmouth, before moving to live in Japan in 1997.   He has lived in Japan for 13 years now and is a long time regular student of Soke Hatsumi […]



Monday 30th April

Following the recent BKAA weekend seminar held at Swindon, we invited Sensei Derek Tudball to come to Malvern and teach a session. He has agreed to come on Monday 30th April, so come along if you can to experience his expert teaching.