Introduction to Competitive Aikido in Herne Bay

Shogun Aikido Kai is pleased to announce that Vanda Fairchild 5th Dan and David Fielding MBE 6th Dan will be running an Introduction to Competitive Aikido seminar on Sunday 17th June from 11am to 3pm at…Herne Bay Judo and Martial arts centre, Station approach, The Circus. Herne Bay CT6 8PJ
Juniors from 11am -12.45pm and Adults and Older Teenagers from 1pm – 3pm

Vanda and David are the Chief Instructors at Tanseikan Aikido Club. They are both ex World Champions, International Coaches and Referees and will focus on all the key building blocks that will help Aikidoka understand and compete in Embu and Randori.

The seminar is open to all grades, affiliations and styles. Minimum age for Juniors is 8 years old. Aikidoka must bring either their BAA or SAUK membership book with proof of up to date insurance.
The Pre booked mat fee is £10 for under 18’s and £12 for Adults (A sibling discount will apply). Please bring a packed lunch and plenty of drinks. Adults and family members are very welcome to watch. On the day prices will be £12 under 18′s £15 Adults.

Any queries or issues please e-mail


Go Ape

On the 27th May, Genryukan members went … bananas at Go Ape at Leeds Castle.

The weather was excellent making climbing trees, crossing rope bridges, swinging into cargo nets, whizzing down zip wires were so much more enjoyable.

A big thank you to Yvette for organising this great day out.


Junior sessions

Genryukan Aikido is doing kids classes (from 8 years old), starting Monday 4th June 2012.

Sessions are 6:30-7:30pm.

Beginners always welcome, first session is free!

For more information, visit our kids page.


BAA Spring School

BAA Spring School 2012 at the Winchester Lido Sports Centre

Church Lane (Off Worthy Lane) Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DZ 

Date:   Saturday 2 to Monday 4 June 2012

Times: Daily: 10.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Coaches from within the British Aikido Association will include; Mike Smith, Bob Jones, Paul Wildish, Lesley Hepden, Tony Davis and Lee Mazacs

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