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3 days ago

So tonight we showed how aikido = practical self defence.

Not as flowing, not as pretty but very effective.

Get close, get tight and get dirty.

We don't do it often but fun and it answers the ... See more

2 weeks ago

Juniors Sessions as usual tomorrow.
Group 1 - 10am to 11.30am
Group 2 - 11.30am to 1pm

1 month ago

Lots going on tonight - first how to use from tenchi nage and kaiten nage. We then developed tenchi nage to look at Tohei Sensei's principles. Shihonage was explored before finishing with bokken ... See more

1 month ago

An atemi lesson last night

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.