Here is the February 2018 aikido update for the Ki Federation. Congratulations to the following members who passed their Grading on the New Year Seminar, and thank you to everyone who came to make ukemi… 2nd Dan: T. Butement and E. Wilson. In the previous (January) update we asked if anyone could take a visiting […]
Here is the January 2018 Aikido Update… As usual, we require Dan grades to make ukemi on the New Year Course. Please contact the office if you can attend. Would teachers please contact Sensei Margaret if they wish any of their members to re-take their Dan Grading this year. Shakir Absur-Rahman has now opened a new […]
This article on why Ki Aikido has so much to say was supplied by Linda Keogh, from the Northampton Ki Aikido Club… It seems in today’s world when technology drives innovation, and the ability to talk to someone thousands of miles away in the blink of an eye is commonplace, we still forget to talk […]
This article on Ki Aikido Versus Depression was provided by Bernard O’Sullivan from the Cardiff club. The introduction is by Steve Pearce, the teacher at the club. Introduction Bernard’s disability is the result of a virus attacking his spinal cord about twenty years ago. The condition is known as Transverse Myelitis. Prior to this Bernard had been […]
Congratulations to the students who passed their Dan Gradings on the 2017 Christmas Aikido course. They were as follows… 1st Dan: David Rae and Jacco Toorment. 2nd Dan: Alistair Macknight. 3rd Dan: Martin Brandt, Michael Cullingworth and Jesse Learoyd-Hill. Best wishes to everyone for Christmas and the New Year.
The following article on Classroom Ki Meditation was provided by James Sherlock. James is a school teacher for 10 and 11 year olds. James also teaches the junior Ki Aikido class at the St. Albans club. Classroom Ki Meditation Working as a teacher in London, I often work with students who come from challenging backgrounds […]
Here is the Ki Federation’s Aikido update December 2017, from Sensei Margaret. It was good to see all our Teachers on the Teachers course. Unfortunately. I was unable to answer all the questions on the course, but we did go through 23 of them. I have emailed the teachers who did not get an answer […]
Here are some images from the November 2017 Aikido Weapons Course. Click on an image to expand it and view optional slideshow. Go to Aikido galleries page.
Vince Picton, the teacher at the St Albans club, supplied this article on Approaching Aikido Practice… I have found Aikido to be a great tool in which to impart some positivity onto people who arrive with a negative attitude to life. Our golden Aikido rules talk about performing with confidence, which I believe if followed properly, inherently creates a feeling of […]
Here are some images from the 2017 Derby Aikido Course. Click on an image to expand it and view optional slideshow. Go to Aikido galleries page.