Rob Yates

Rob started practising in October 1973 and was awarded 1st Dan in July 1989. He currently holds the rank of 5th Dan and is a British Aikido Board coach and at BAF Summer School 2012 was granted the position of shidoin (National coach) . Robert has trained extensively in Europe and Japan under the guidance initially of Chiba Sensei, the previous Doshu and the current Doshu.