Cambridge Aiki Dojo

Cambridge Aiki Dojo courses 2017

Please note - Courses listed here are courses either hosted or co-hosted by Cambridgeaikidojo or courses members of our dojo are likely to attend, either because they are organised by the KAA or because they are in the vicinity of Cambridge. Unless otherwise stated, the courses listed on this page are open to everyone , regardless of grade or experience. It doesn't matter if you have been doing aikido for 10 weeks or 10 years, you can still learn something at a course, and your abilities will be taken into account by everyone you train with there. Practising with lots of different aikidoka will introduce you to endless nuances of this martial art, and it is always good to learn from other sensei

Always take your aikido association membership book or other proof of membership/insurance.Get in touch if interested in going


January

February

Birkenhead: One day course with Terry Ezra SHihan in Birkenhead

4 February 2017

One day course in Birkenhead

http://kaa.aikido.co.uk/events/event/kaa-aikido-course-feb-4/ or contact 0151 652 1526 secretary@aikido.co.uk

Times: 11 am - 1 pm and 1:45 pm to 3:45 pm

Fees £20 (£ 10 unwaged)

Belfast: Aikido Weekend with Shihan Gilles de Chénerilles 7th Dan Aikido

25/26 February 2017

More info soon. Training will take place at Belfast Aikido Dojo (45 Ravenhill Road, Belfast)

http://www.belfastaikido.org.uk or contact Matt Mumford directly

March

Terry Ezra Shihan in Cambridge

4 and 5 March 2017

We are looking forwad to hosting Sensei Terry Ezra again for an exciting weekend in Cambridge.

Times: Saturday 14:00 to 17:00 and Sunday 10:00 to 13:00

Location: Chesterton Community College (Rex Freeman Hall), Gilbert Rd, Cambridge CB4 3NY. Changing Facilities of Chesterton Sports Centre can be used.

Cost

One day: £20, Weekend: £25, concessions available



"Awakening Aiki" - Bjorn Saw Sensei (5th Dan) in Burwell

18 March 2017

Bjorn began his training in 1974 and became a direct student of Morihiro Saito Shihan, living in Japan for 2 and a half years and for much of this time he was Saito Shihan's uchi deshi.. He founded Aikido Alive in 2002 and is one of the most innovative teachers in the UK. His teaching will help you develop Mind, Body and Spirit..

Times and Locations

18 March, 10:00 - 17:00, Mandeville Hall Tan House Lane Reach Road Burwell Cambridgeshire CB25 0AR

Cost

to be confirmed

More info

See here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1199860956747162

April

Michele Quaranta Shihan, 6th Dan, Aikikai

31 March, 1 and 2 April 2017

Joint course with St Ives Aiki Dojo. As in the last few years, we are very much looking forward to welcoming Michele Quaranta to our dojo. Michele Quaranta was a student of Masatomi Ikeda Sensei for 20 years. He runs a dojo in Basel, and apart from the UK regularly holds seminars in the Czech Reputlic, Ireland, the Netherlands, Slovakia and many other countries

Poster here

Times:

Friday: 19:30 - 21:00

Saturday 10:00 to 17:00 (lunch break time to be confirmed, likely to be 10:00 to 12:00 and 14:30 to 16:30) and

Sunday 10:00 to 12:00

Location:

Friday: University Sports Centre, CB3 0AS

Saturday/Sunday: Chesterton Community College (Rex Freeman Hall), Gilbert Rd, Cambridge CB4 3NY. Changing Facilities of Chesterton Sports Centre can be used.

Cost:

Whole course: GBP 40; Friday, Sunday: GBP 15, Saturday: GPB 25

KAA Spring Course,Terry Ezra Shihan, Davinder Bath Sensei (6th Dan) and Ian Grubb Sensei (6th Dan)

29 / 30 April

The annual spring course with Terry Ezra Shihan and British Birankai Instructors Davinder Bath and Ian Grubb. See further information here: http://kaa.aikido.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2017-Spring-course-V1-P2-web.jpg

Location: Wirral Tennis & Sports Centre CH41 7EJ

Times: Saturday 29 April 2017 to be confirmed

Sunday 20 April 2017 to be confirmed 14:15-16:15:

Weekend Price:

48 £ if paid in advance

One Day price:

36 £ if paid in advance

Paying on the day incurs £ 5 surcharge; concession available

More info soon

May



Thomas Christaller, 5th Dan Aikikai

Joint event with Burwell Aikido Club

6 and 7 May

Thomas Christaller is a long term student of Watanabe Sensei and runs his own dojo in Bonn, Germany (Bewegung & Lebenskunst) . He recently (2016) was one of the invited teachers in Buwell at an Aiki-Extensions event. Here one example of his approach: https://vimeo.com/channels/bul/25522138

Times and Locations:

Saturday 6 May 2017: Kelsey Kerridge Sports Centre, 14:00 to 17:00

Sunday 7 May 2017: Chesterton Sports Centre 15:00 to 17:30

Cost

£ 10 per day, £ 20 whole course

June

Joint Aikikai Council Course

3 June

July

Terry Ezra Shihan 7th Dan so Hombu in Cambridge

8/9 July

We are looking forwad to hosting Sensei Terry Ezra again for an exciting weekend in Cambridge.

Times

Saturday: 13:00 to 16:00

Sunday: 10:00 to 13:00

Location

Saturday: University Sports Centre, Philippa Fawcett Drive (off Charlese Babbage Rd), Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Sunday: Chesterton Community College (Rex Freeman Hall), Gilbert Rd, Cambridge CB4 3NY. Changing Facilities of Chesterton Sports Centre can be used.

Cost

One day: £20, Weekend: £25, concessions available

The 8th International Friendship Seminar, hosted by Broadland Aikido Club

15/16 July

Seminar with Osamu Obata Shihan (7th dan), Philp Lee Shihan (7th dan), Aziz Belhassane Shihan (6th Dan) and Frank Burlingham Sensei

Times

Saturday: 11:30 to 17:00

Sunday: 10:00 to 15:30

Location

Ormiston Denes Academy,Yarmouth Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4AH

Bring weapons and proof of insurance

Cost

Before 31 May: £50 for weekend, or £30 for one day; after 31 May: £60 for weekend or £30 for one day

Further info : List of accomodation, menu for evening meal and other information available - get in touch with Britta or alternatively email: frank.burlingham@virgin.net. Website: http://www.broadland-aikido.co.uk . Also see poster here.



KAA Summer School

29 July - 2 August

Summer School with Terry Ezra Shihan

Further info : See KAA website here

August

September

Joe McHugh, 5th Dan so Hombu in Cambridge

8,9 and 10 September

Joe McHugh started training Aikido in 1987 in Switzerland. During the 1990s he trained with Shihan Masatomi Ikeda in his dojo in Zurich. He has his own dojo in Ireland ( http://www.aikidoikedadojo.ie/) and is also part of the technical commission of the Aikikai Ireland.

Times

Friday: 19:30 to 21:30

Saturday: 10:30 to 15:30 (exact timings, incl. lunch, to be confirmed

Sunday: 10:00 to 13:00

Location

University Sports Centre, Philippa Fawcett Drive (off Charlese Babbage Rd), Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Cost

Whole course: £30, Friday, Sunday: £10, Saturday: £20

Terry Ezra Shihan 7th Dan so Hombu in Cambridge

23 and 24 September

We are looking forwad to hosting Sensei Terry Ezra again for an exciting weekend in Cambridge.

Times

Saturday: 13:00 to 16:00

Sunday: 10:00 to 13:00

Location

University Sports Centre, Philippa Fawcett Drive (off Charlese Babbage Rd), Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Cost

One day: £20, Weekend: £25, concessions available

October

November

December

Always take your aikido association membership book or other proof of membership/insurance.Get in touch if interested in going

 

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