What a fantastic Aikido weekend. I’ve just come back from Headquarters and would like to thank Sensei Margaret for teaching the 7th and 8th Dan course on Saturday, and then the advanced sword course on Sunday. It has all been a wonderful, exhilarating time. I’ve also added a video. The Northampton juniors were practicing […]
Here is the April 2017 aikido news. The Paris course went very well with everyone enjoying the aikido and the social. We’re sure the upcoming Australia and Canada courses will also be great successes. On our Spring Seminar (27th, 28th and 29th May) we will require Dan Grades to make ukemi on the Sunday – please […]
Here are some pictures from the 2017 Muswell Hill aikido course held on 18th March in London. Click on an image to expand it and view optional slideshow. Go to Aikido galleries page.
Here is the rest of the aikido news March 2017 – sadly, we have already reported the passing away of Sensei Steve Margolis. There are still two places available for the Basic Sword course on 9th April – these need to be booked with the office. Sensei Margaret would like to remind all members who […]
Sadly we have to report that Sensei Steve Margolis passed away yesterday. Steve had been ill for a while and passed away peacefully. Steve taught aikido at the Bucks club and at the Finchley club in London. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very sad time.
Here is the aikido news February 2017… We will require Dan Grade ukes for the next Dan Grading on 28th May, so please let the office know, as soon as possible, if you are available. An additional course is being arranged to cover the etiquette relating to all aspects of Dan Gradings and also of making ukemi. This […]
We have just finished the New Year Aikido course – the first course of the year. It was generally reported as a wonderful and exciting experience by those who attended. Congratulations to those who passed their Dan grading exams… 1st Dan: R. Whitlock. 2nd Dan: A. Kwiatkowsk. 3rd Dan: R. Nguyen and P. Fellows. Congratulations also to those who […]
We wish everyone a Very Good, Healthy and Happy New Year. We require Dan Grades to make ukemi on the New Year Seminar, so please let the office know if you are available. If a student is required to re-take their Dan Grading, the teacher can inform Sensei Margaret when their member would be ready – a new invitation […]
This post is aimed specifically at our Aikido Teachers. As Ki Federation club administrators we have to maintain details of our own students, including grading dates and, in particular, Ki Federation membership renewal dates. I decided some time ago that it’s not worth me investing (at club level) in a computer database – a paper […]
We wish all our National and International members and families a wonderful Christmas and a very peaceful New Year. Congratulations to the following members who were successful on their Dan Gradings at the Christmas course… 1st Dan: C. Williams. 2nd Dan: M Griffin, C. Whyton. 3rd Dan: D. Bailey, C.Rudge. Congratulations also to the members who were were […]