Exciting news! Sensei Sargeant (6th Dan) has arranged several day seminars over the course of 2020. Sensei teaches Aikido in all its aspects at the very highest level. If you haven’t seen him already, we strongly suggest you do! All levels welcome! Click here to download the flyer If you have any questions, please speak … Read more
Lewis Bernaldo de Quiro (6th dan) is holding a Bukiwaza weekend seminar and a week long intensive course in Motril, Spain, in April 2020. We believe there are still some spaces available, but filling up fast, so if you would like to go then please contact Sensei Lewis ASAP! (All levels welcome). If you would … Read more
What a wonderful and inspiring time we had at the Aikido Alive Bermondsey seminar a few weeks ago. Hoa Newens Sensei (7th Dan) was teaching the course. He covered a wide range of techniques from shiho nage, bokken suburi, and the 3rd kumi tachi on the Saturday, to multiple ushiro techniques, and the 6 count … Read more
We’re very much looking forward to attending Poole Aikido Club’s 40th Anniversary Seminar at the end of November, and helping to celebrate Sensei Paul McGlone’s 50th year in Aikido! There will also be Dan tests on the Sunday, so it promises to be a big weekend! It’s well worth booking ahead of time as there … Read more
Saturday 4th August Ringwood Health and Leisure, Parsonage Barn Lane, Ringwood, BH24 1PX 11:30 – 11:45 registration Seminar Fee: £30 * All Aikido organisations are welcome * Please bring Bokken and Jo * Valid insurance required * No video recordings will be allowed without the consent of the leisure centre For more details visit www.newforestaikido.co.uk. … Read more
We will be celebrating the club’s Anniversary on April 28th 2018 and would love to see you all on the mat to help us celebrate. Book online now.
15 stretches to keep you supple. 1 – Torso stretch Start by lying on your back, arms resting on the floor by your sides. Bend the knees & draw your feet toward your buttocks. Bring your arms to a position above your head where you feel a mild stretch in the upper torso. Arms still … Read more
Following on from part one, here are some instructions on stretching techniques: How to Stretch Move slowly into each position until you feel a mild stretch in the target muscle. Only go as far as feels comfortable & stable for you at that time. Breathe & relax. Allow the mind to calm. Maintain the position … Read more
To perform aikido your body needs to be relaxed & supple. Aiming to stretch for 10-15 minutes 4-6 times a week not only helps to keep the body supple, but it also introduces the habit of regular practice into your life.