On Sunday 22 April, we will hold a grading for junior and adult members. Steve Parr sensei, 6th dan, head instructor at Chester dojo, will be coming along to oversee the tests. If you want to attempt your next grade, please speak to Rob, Caroline or Phil Hadfield and they will let you know what […]
In celebration of International Women’s Day Katy and Karolina are holding a Women’s only aikido class at the Chester dojo on Saturday 17th March. The meet and greet is from 10.30 am Class 11.00 – 13.00 Coffee/tea/cake afterwards Charge is £5 with proceeds going to Chester Women’s Aid This will be Women ONLY […]
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 […]
Photo from the Oxford Course 2016. Congradulations to Marsha (2nd Dan) and Marcin (1st Dan). Collecting there Certifications.