Latest updates

2 weeks ago

First adults training session of 2019 is Tuesday 8th January at 7:30pm.

2 weeks ago
Kuzushi: Principles and Exercises for Static and Dynamic Offbalancing (Updated)

recap on Kuzushi

This video explains some ideas and exercises regarding offbalancing ("kuzushi") in Aikido. The main principles discussed include: - Misalignment, and the rol...

3 weeks ago

So people what are your Aikido goals for 2019?
Be bold, aim high.

4 weeks ago

2018 has been a great year for the club. New members, new friends and loads of learning and laughs.
See you in the New Year all.

TRAINING BLOG

Friday 26th August 2016

After a week at the Shin Gi Tai Aikido Summer School it was nice to have a session back at the club. Adam, Ben(F) and Lowri trained with Sensei’s Martin and Bryn.

Friday 19th August 2016

Good training session tonight with James, Adam, Ben Seagrove and Ben Fray. Always good to have a visiting member from another club.

 

Tuesday 16th August 2016

Excellent session tonight (16th August 2016) with Jamie, Ben Seagrove, Adam, Stuart, Leon, Steve, Sensei Martin and Sensei Bryn. Both Jo and Bokken were used to reinforce basics as well as learning the 1st Jo Kata.

 

Newcomers – Katie Raine Peacock, Ben Cole-Edwards, Dylan Lewis Howells and Ben. Introduction to basic akemi (rolling) starting with seated backwards roll exercises and building into backwards roll to a kneel. We then looked at basic foot movements i.e. hidari (left) hamni and migi (right) hamni before moving onto First form looking at Shiho-Nage and Irimi-Nage as well as Ikkyo and Nikyo. Steve Wheller also attended where a refresh of defences to Yokomen attack were explored with visiting aikidoka.