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Class Cancelation

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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.

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BAF National Course, Oxford

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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 […]

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Dojo Closure 10 October

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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 […]

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Kanetsuksa Minoru shihan – 08 March 2019

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Two years ago, on 8 March 2019 we, very sadly, lost Kanetsuksa Minoru shihan, the Technical Director of the British Aikido Federation and our head instructor of many years. Kanetsuka shihan taught and influenced all members of Manchester dojo who knew him and we continue to try to put his teachings into our practise every […]

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Disclaimer

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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 […]

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Upcoming dojo closures

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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!!

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Jan 2020 Six Week Course

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Manchester Aikido club are running a six week beginners course starting 10th January 7-8.15 pm the course will run for six consecutive Fridays at a discounted price of £15 (including insurance)payable at the first class. This course is also open to any student who hasn’t trained for a while and would like to get back […]

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Course – Andy King – Sunday 15 September 2019

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Manchester Aikido Club, Wa Go Kan Dojo One day course of instruction at St Matthews Church dojo, Stretford M32 8HF. Sunday 15 September 2019. 10am to 12.00pm Andy King sensei, 4th dan British Aikido Federation shidoin. Practitioners from all associations welcome. Please provide proof of insurance when attending. Cost per day; £ 3.50 waged £ […]