Programme Seven - Broadland Aikido Club
is a Japanese art founded in the late 1940's early 50's.
are some of the terms & their meanings:
Ai means harmony, Ki
- spirit, Do - the way.
'Aikido means The way of a harmonious
Great Teacher, and refers to the founder of Aikido, Morihei
- A Masteror Professor.
- Training Hall.
- Form of apprentice.
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is a lesser known martial art which originates from Japan. This
Japanese art was founded in the late 1940's / early 50's.
Broadland Aikido club has been running in Lowestoft for some
20 years and, over the last
15 years, previous students have left to move around the country
or across the world. They are still training and now have their
own students. Over 12 people have received black belts in the last
15 years and this includes 3 children.
do they do?
practice traditional Aikido to develop both mind & body which leads
to a self defense and healthy lifestyle. The style of Aikido is
circular and flowing, and members practice both - hand to hand and
with weapons. The club has a large database of instructors and regularly
has guest instructors from all parts of the UK and from abroad.
from the Broadland Aikido Club
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Broadland Aikido Club presently consists of over 35 members both
male & female, adults and children. The club is dedicated to the
teaching of traditional Aikido and have 2 dojo's in Suffolk.
The chief instructor is Frank Burlingham 4th Dan, Institute of Aikido
and 4th Dan Hombu (United Kingdom Aikikai).
He has been in Aikido for
29 years and has studied in England, Canada, France and Japan.
He is a coach tutor for the British Aikido Board and trains and
assesses practitioners for assistant coaching and coaching awards.
The organisation is the Institute of Aikido, who's principle coach
is Sensei Haydn Foster. He was one of the first people in the country
to study Aikido. The club has strong links with the USA, Canada,
Singapore, New Zealand and Japan, as well as two premier organisations
in the UK; the United Kingdom Aikikia and Yama-Arashi UK.
Sunday: 11-12.30pm, Satori Martial
Arts Club, St Peters St,
Tuesday: Bungay High School, Queens Road, Bungay, 20.00hrs-22.00hrs.
Thursday: Satori Martial Arts
Club, St Peters Street, Lowestoft, 20.00hrs-22.00hrs.
are always welcome, regardless of sex or age.
Our club has a warm and friendly environment and consists
of all sexes and ages.
Beginners or practitioners of other martial arts will be welcomed
and treated with warmth and respect.
Aikido Club hosts courses throughout the year and has connections
throughout the world.
For further information and details of events, call:
- Chris Metcalfe: 01502 539679
- Alan Perring: 01508 499648
- Frank Burlingham: 01502 515062
- Tommi Worton: 01502 565374
- June 21st-22nd Sensei Bill Smith & Sensei Frank Burlingham,
Lowestoft, Satori August 9th National Course, Leeds
- August 9th-16th Institute Of Aikido Summer Camp, "TBC"