Polite reminder that there will no classes this Monday due to the bank holiday.
Summer School has finished and as classes return to normal it is our pleasure to announce the promotions of two RSK students.
Mark Perrins (Promoted to 2nd Dan)
Zach Fairbanks (Promoted to 5th Dan)
Congratulations to you both!
Due to the UKA Summer school there will be no classes during the week commencing 5th August, with classes resuming as normal on 12th August. Saturday junior classes are not affected. Click for a comprehensive breakdown of dates.
On the 25th May the Aikikai Foundation held the 57th All Japan Aikido demonstration at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan.
The timetable for this years UKA summer school is live, click the link below to see details!
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Wednesday 8th May 2019 at 19:30
Please note that there will be no aikido classes on the following days:
Good Friday: 19th April
Easter Sunday: 21st April
Easter Monday: 22nd April
Classes will continue as normal outside of these dates.
Please note there will no adult class on the 10th of April, junior classes will continue as normal.
We apologise for any inconvenience.
On the 16th and 17th of March RSK was proud to host the United Kindom Aikikai’s Winter School, a major event that allows senior teachers from the UKA to pass their knowledge onto students that may not otherwise get the opportunity to see them.
The event opened with UKA Course Secretary Neil Mould and featured instruction from the following senior instructors:
Neil Mould (5th Dan Shidoin, So Ten Juku)
Gordon Jones (7th Dan Shihan, Ren Shin Kan)
Philip Smith (7th Dan Shihan, Ren Shin Kan)
Adam Hurlin (5th Dan Shidoin, Furinkazan)
Eddie McCalla (6th Dan Shihan, San Raku Kan)
Cliff Price (6th Dan Shidoin, Myo Shin Juku)
Martin Penrose (5th Dan Shidoin, Ren Shin Kan)
Certificates were awarded to the following students who had successfully passed yudansha examinations during the latter half of last year:
Dean Evans (Shodan)
Kerry Summers (Shodan)
Robert Morton (Nidan)
Below is a selection of shots taken from both days of training.
All photography courtesy of Sean Pritchard.