Epic training day

We had a fantastic days training on May Bank holiday Saturday. The beautiful weather set the scene for an intensive seven hour training session. Participants came from as far afield as Cornwall, from London, and from the local area of course. I want to thank the Cornish contingent for travelling…

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Aiki Connections 2018

As we get closer to Aiki Connections 2018, if you are planning to attend, please book your ticket via the event page here http://www.daitoryu.co.uk/aiki-connections-2018/ Event T-shirts can also be ordered for delivery or pick-up at the Aiki Connections event. http://www.daitoryu.co.uk/aiki-connections-2018/aiki-connections-t-shirt/

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Great feedback from Nikos

Last summer, through a contact of my teacher, Quentin Cooke, I was informed of a small Daito-Ryu Aiki-Jujutsu study group led by Phil Eyers that follows the Roppokai tradition and Seigo Okamoto sensei. This group has been inviting two American teachers, Howard Popkin and Joe Brogna sensei (personal students of…

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Daito-Ryu Aiki-jujutsu article for Aikidoka

Last year I wrote the following article for the British Aikido Association magazine “Shizentai”. The intended audience is mainly Tomiki Kenji lineage aikido folk. I very much like the name Shizentai, as “natural posture” is generally what we use in our practice. _______________________________________ Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu When asked about what they…

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Brilliant session

We enjoyed a fantastic practice last night at Study Group HQ (We love the mats at Tom’s dojo). Great discoveries all round and very noticeable progress being made.

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300 mile round trip

We recently took a flying visit to Suffolk, where Oran Redmond operates the UK’s only UK Mainline Daito-Ryu Study group. It was a long drive (thanks Jamie), but it was well worth the effort to network with other folk with a shared love of all things Daito-ryu. We had a…

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