Grading Advice


As you are probably all aware, we are aiming to hold two gradings per year. The next one will be end of April / beginning of May so over the next few weeks we need plenty of focus and will aim to cover the relevant syllabi on Monday evenings.

Class Keiko

Sensei Ian Hollman

Sensei Ian Hollman dropped in to the Dome to teach the class on Monday 19th March. Sensei Hollman has been practising and teaching Aikido for many years, and as a 5th Dan grade has a wealth of experience. He founded the Malvern Aikido Club back in the 1990’s so we were delighted to welcome him back, as our latest in the “Guest Sensei” series! Sensei Hollman didn’t disappoint, as he took us through some powerful Nikkyos (including Read more…

Class Keiko

Sensei Graham Stokes

We are pleased to welcome back Sensei Graham Stokes, a long-serving member of Malvern Aikido Club. Sensei Stokes will be leading the class on Monday 20th February 2012, bringing with him his own unique style of teaching, and vast depths of knowledge. I for one am really looking forward to it! This is the first of (hopefully) several “Guest Sensei” evenings that we have planned for 2012, in an effort to introduce more styles of teaching Read more…