Thursday, 26 November 2009

Aikido UK goes Full Circle

There will soon be added a short documented article of the inception of British Aikido in 1955 to the several meetings of the three original UK Aikido pioneers and TK Chiba Shihan at the dojo where it all started, the now famous ` Hut Dojo ` It was here that Sensei's - H Foster - H Ellis - D Eastman all received their dan grade diploma's from Kenshiro Abbe Sensei ~ Masahilo Nakazono Sensei ~ all signed by Morihei Ueshiba. In 2009 they received their 6th dan diploma's from Chiba Sensei under the International Birankai. After 54 years Aikido in the UK has now gone Full Circle .

Please Visit the British Aikido History site for 4 Old Photo Galleries.

Please visit the " British Aikido History Gallery " this one link gives you four old photo galleries Click here ~ British Aikido Photo Galleries

Guests of TK Chiba Shihan

<b>Guests of TK Chiba Shihan</b>
In 2008 Sensei's H Foster - H Ellis - D Eastman were invited by Chiba Shihan ( standing ) as his guests at the after seminar dinner at Bangor Wales.