Thank you to all the members of our dojo who attended the BAF summer school 2018 at Chester University. A great time was had by all. Special congratulations for being successful in their tests go to; Umar Saleem 2nd dan Marcin Filip 2nd dan Phil Redfearn 2nd dan Lorraine Gomez 1st kyu John Alarcon 1st […]
Just to remind you that we are training today and on Wednesday evening at our dojo and then we are closed for the duration of summer school. We will not have classes at Stretford on; Friday 17 August Sunday 19 August Wednesday 22 August Friday 24 August We will back in the regular […]
Dear All, The British Aikido Federation summer school 2018 is almost upon us. If you haven’t yet booked (why not??) please do so as soon as you can. Even if you are just going for an odd day here and there but especially if you are staying at Chester University and need accommodation. Steve […]
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 […]
At Manchester Aikido we have a great group of young aikidokas, who have been making steady progress over the past years. Keep up the good work, little ones!
2018 is an extremely important year in the history of the British Aikido Federation, formerly the Aikikai of Great Britain, as it is the 50th anniversary year. A number of events will take place during the year the highlight of which will be a seminar led by Hombu dojo cho, Ueshiba Mitsuteru sensei. The […]
Many congratulations to Phil Hadfield, who passed his sandan test at summer school 2017 at Chester University. Well done to him and thanks to all dojo members who attended the seminar over the week.
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!!
All members of Manchester Dojo would like to congratulate our Sensei David Yates on reaching his milestone 60th birthday today. We are truly grateful for all the years David dedicated to teaching us, guiding us through gradings and making us train hard, and we look forward to many more years with him. He is what […]