The second Worldwide Sport Aikido Federation (WSAF) Junior, Youth, Cadet and Senior World championships were held in August 2019, at the Mesa College, San Diego, USA. Bradford juniors competed in the Under 10, Under 13 and Under 16 age categories, winning a total of 18 medals.
The 2019 BAA Junior National Championship was held on Saturday 22nd June at the Richard Dunn Sports Centre, with Junior Aikidoka from Bradford, Leeds, Garforth/Wetherby/Harrogate & Ferrybridge (Yon Ju Hachi Aikdo) and Dublin taking part. It was a long day that started at 9:30am and didn’t finish until 7:30pm. There were amazing performances from all the Bradford juniors. The overall … Continue reading “2019 BAA Junior Nationals”
The 2019 BAA Junior Open (North) were on Saturday 9th March at the Richard Dunn Sports Centre, with over 100 Junior Aikidoka taking part from clubs in Bradford, Leeds and Yon Ju Hachi (Boston Spa, Garforth, Harrogate and Ferrybridge). The overall team trophy was awarded to the Yon Ju Hachi Club.
There are no Aikido classes on Wednesday 19th September as Grange School is holding a Parent’s evening. The Saturday classes will run as normal at Kents Gym and the Wednesday classes will be back on as normal from 26th September.
The 6th ETAN Open Championship was held over the weekend of 1st/2nd September 2018, at Sporthal de Vliethorst, Netherlands and was supported by the Tomiki Aikido Netherlands. Members of the club were part of the BAA Team that took part in this championship.
This year’s BAA Junior National Championship was held on Sunday 24th June at the Richard Dunn Sports Centre, with Junior Aikidoka from Bradford, Leeds, Garforth/Wetherby & Harrogate (Yon Ju Hachi Aikdo), Manchester (Renshinkan Aikido Club), Sheffield and Dublin taking part. The Championship team trophy was again won by the Yon Ju Hachi Aikdo.
The 12th International Aikido Festival was held in Akita, Japan, the birthplace of Tomiki Sensei and Oba Sensei. The host for this international festival was the Japan Aikido Association. Club members were part of the British Aikido Association (BAA) GB Team that competed at this international festival. For them, this was the first time they had been to an international … Continue reading “2017 International Aikido Festival in Akita, Japan”
The Worldwide Sport Aikido Federation (WSAF) Junior, Youth, Cadet and Senior World championships were held in August 2017, at the University of East London – SportsDock. The WSAF is an organisation solely dedicated to providing space for open, fair, competitive Aikido according to the design and spirit of Kenji Tomiki Shihan. Over 200 Aikidoka from Great Britain, Australia, Brazil, Ireland, … Continue reading “WSAF – 2017 Junior, Youth, Cadet and Senior World championships”