2013 Newsletter

2013 South - All Juniors
2013 South – All Juniors

Juniors took part in all 3 championships (National, Northern and Southern). At the Southern Championship, they won medals in the Under 8, Under 10/12 and Under 16 age categories, finishing 3rd just behind the Leeds Club by only 0.25 of a point. This was Rajdeep and Molly’s last Southern Championship.

Seb shakes hands with the Grading Panel on his award of his Dan grade.
Seb shakes hands with the Grading Panel on his award of his Dan grade.

Seb was awarded his Dan Grade at the BAA Summer School. Like Phil, Seb started as a junior at the club.

Phil, Gaz and Seb
Phil, Gaz and Seb

Phil, and Seb competed in the 10th International Aikido Tournament held in Kawasaki City, Japan.

Phil  (BAA 2013) - Randori
Phil (BAA 2013) – Randori

Phil won Silver as part of the 5 man BAA Randori Team. Phil and Seb were finalists in the Dan Junanahon event.

2014 BAA and ETAN Events

Details of the BAA and ETAN events in 2014.

Christmas BreakNo aikido class on:

  • Wed 25th Dec
  • Fri 27th Dec
  • Wed 1st Jan
  • Fri 3rd Jan
Junior22nd MarBAA Junior Championship (North)Richard Dunn Sports Centre, Bradford
21st JuneBAA Junior National ChampionshipRichard Dunn Sports Centre, Bradford
25th – 26th OctETAN Junior European ChampionshipSt Petersburg, Russia,
to be confirmed
22nd NovBAA Junior Championship (South)High Wycombe Judo Centre
Senior9th MarBAA Open NationalEnglish Institute of Sport, Sheffield
19th – 20th AprilETAN European ChampionshipAntwerp, Belgium
To be confirmed
2nd JuneBAA Club ChampionshipDartford Judo Centre
Aikido Schools1st – 2nd FebBAA Winter SchoolEnglish Institute of Sport, Sheffield
25th – 27th JulyBAA Summer SchoolSt Mary’s School,Ilkley

BAA Squad sessions will be held every month at Loughborough University – Edward Herbert Building from 10am-3pm.

See our Events page for the latest details.

Christmas Break

Reminder that over the Christmas period there are no Aikido classes on Wednesday 25th, Friday 27th, Wednesday 1st and Friday 3rd. The first class in 2014 is Wed 8th Jan.

Gaz, Phil, Kally and Seb