Today was an amazing day for Manchester Aikido. David Yates and Rob Yates were awarded 6th and 5th Dan respectively. Their names are on the wall of the hombu dojo for the ceremony. This is amazing for them but also for all who have supported Manchester Aikido over the years. We hope to see you […]
David Yates Demo in Takasaki
Umar travelled to Cardiff on Saturday 10 December 2016 and was awarded his shodan certificate by the British Aikido Federation technical director, Kanetsuka sensei. Congratulations!!
Photo from the Oxford Course 2016. Congradulations to Marsha (2nd Dan) and Marcin (1st Dan). Collecting there Certifications.
Demonstration at an open day St Mathews, Stretford
On 5th June 2015, Chiba sensei, the former head instructor of the Aikikai of Great Britain as the British Aikido Federation was formerly known, passed away. He was 75 years old and had been suffering from cancer. Chiba sensei was mine and Rob’s first senior instructor when we started aikido in 1973 after he had […]