Just to let you know that because St Matthews centre is closed over the Jubilee weekend, we cannot have our classes on Friday 3 June or Sunday 5 June. The last class before the Jubilee weekend will be Wednesday 1 June and we will resume on Wednesday 8 June. Apologies for that but it […]
Unfortunately, our dojo will be closed for training on Sunday 3rd April 2022. This is because the Manchester marathon is being run that day and as the course goes directly past our dojo, all the surrounding roads will be closed. Classes up to that date are as normal.
The British Aikido Federation held its first national course in over two years on 12-13 March 2022 at the Oxford University and City club. The course was very well attended but I’m especially pleased that 8 of the members of Wa Go Kan dojo attended over the weekend. At the course we remembered our former […]
The last class of 2021 at Manchester dojo will be Wednesday 22 December and we will reopen on Wednesday 5 January 2022. We hope everybody has an enjoyable and peaceful Christmas period and that you all enjoy the break. Thanks to all for the support you have shown the dojo over the last 12, very […]
Unfortunately, we will have to close the dojo on Sunday 10 October 2021. This is because the Manchester marathon is being run on that date and the route takes it along Chester Road, directly past the dojo. All the surrounding roads will be shut so it will be impossible to get there. Apologies of that […]
While the Joint Aikikai Council, The British Aikido Federation and Wa Go Kan Dojo, Manchester will work hard to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection, we cannot be held responsible in the case of infection. You participate in practice at your own risk. For our junior members please receive the consent of your parents/guardians before resuming […]
Just for everyone’s safety in the present situation, the following rules will be adopted at our dojo when you come to train. 1. If you don’t feel well, please do not turn up to train or watch the class. 2. Arrive/ leave after class in gi, unless this is not possible due to travelling on […]
Unfortunately we will be closed on the following dates; Sunday 5 April 2020 – Manchester marathon is being run and the route takes the event along Chester Road meaning road closures in the area of the dojo Friday 10 April 2020 – Good Friday Sunday 12 April 2020 – Easter Sunday. Busy at the church!!
Congratulations Well done to the following members of the Wa Go Kan dojo who were successful in their grading tests at the BAF summer school 2019; ikkyu; Denham Phipps and Eloi Perez shodan; John Alarcon and Lorraine Gomez nidan; Nigel Kay sandan; Marsha Balaeva yondan; Caroline Smith Fantastically well done by all the members of […]
The dojo will be closed on Friday 16th, Sunday 18th, Wednesday 21st and Friday 23rd August 2019 as the British Aikido Federation summer school will take place that week at Chester University. All details for the seminar can be found on the BAF website and that can be accessed from our “links” page. Please do […]