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Great Britain to host the 9th International Aikido Tournament

The British Aikido Board are please to advise that a member association the 'British Aikido Association' (BAA) will be hosting the 9th International Aikido Tournament in 2011. This event was originally planned for Brazil but due to economic restraints this was not possible and last year the BAA offered to host this prestigious event. Over 500 competitors and spectators are expected to attend from countries all over the world including Japan, USA, Russia, Georgia, Australia, Belgium and Ireland.

 We will be giving more information on this event as soon as we get it. (see the BAB 2009 results and video of the event)

Venue University Brunel Sports Complex
University Brunel, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH
Dates Thursday 11th August 2011
Sunday 14th August 2011
The following events will be run.    
  Embu Events  
Randori No Kata / Junanahon – Kyu Grade    
Tanto Randori No Kata / Tanto Junanahon – Dan Grade    
Dai San / Goshin No Kata    
Open Kata (No Weapons)    
  Randori Events  
Men’s Individual’s    
Men’s Team Event (5 Person Team)    
Women’s Individual’s    
Women’s Team Event (3 Person Team)    
Kongo Dan Taisen (7 Person Team)    

For further details contact:

Mr John Carpenter
Corporate Development Officer
British Aikido Association
Tel: 020 8133 78733
Mobile: 07830 040625


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