How Aikido Training Saved Me. (a short article by Sensei Aitkenhead) It was a damp wet, dusky September evening in Clarkston, Glasgow. In 1995 I returned to full time education as a mature student and, that evening, was returning home on my motor cycle. I noticed a junction on my left where a car pulled up. […]
Gabriel from the East Kilbride club has written a rather lovely aikido poem. He has sent this in response to our request for articles for the website and social media. Dance of Ki Planets spinning up on high On this world, spin you and I Expressing beauty in technique Practising till our moves are sleek […]
Here is the July 2021 Aikido Update for the Ki Federation. Two weeks ago, the Federation executive committee held a meeting at HQ. We discussed various subjects. But we primarily focussed on how we can all return to full Aikido practice. We feel that is likely that the government will require some protocols to be […]
Here is the May 2021 Aikido News in the form of a message from Sensei Margaret… Dear Members, The government took the first steps in lifting our coronavirus restrictions last Monday (17th May). We will all be looking forward to the company of our family and friends. To welcoming them into our homes again, and being […]
Unfortunately we have to report further Aikido course cancellations We were hoping to resume classes and courses in November. However, in some areas, coronavirus cases are rising, and more stringent rules are being enforced across the country. Consequently, we feel it is inappropriate to restart our aikido just now. So there will not be any […]
Sadly, we have to announce more Aikido course cancellations because of the pandemic situation. So, we are cancelling all of the September and October courses. Hopefully, we will be able to restart in November, but that obviously depends on how the the situation changes. This is disruptive and intensely frustrating for all grades. However, try […]
Sensei Hughes has started running Zoom aikido classes, every week, during this corona virus lockdown. There is a Ki Aikido Zoom Session available every Friday from 7-8pm. This is open to anyone in the Ki Federation, including International members. Members have enjoyed the chance to do something relating to our practice. Just as importantly, it allows […]
Here is the May 2020 aikido news for the Ki Federation of Great Britain. This is a message from Sensei Margaret… Dear Members, I hope you and all your families are doing well and keeping safe in this very difficult time. Sadly, we are cancelling all the June and July courses along with the Summer Seminar […]
Sensei Aitkenhead has made this short video of the Ki for health exercises. It’s purpose is to encourage students to practise at home during these strange coronavirus times.
Sensei Aitkenhead has made this short video of the Ki Development exercises. It’s purpose is to encourage students to practise at home during these strange coronavirus times.