These pictures were taken by Ben Fairbanks at the
UKA Summer School in 2007. The guest instructor was Yukimitsu
Kobayashi, 7th dan so hombu (So hombu notes the grade was
awarded by the Aikikai Foundation headed by Doshu Moriteru Ueshiba).
Every year the UKA invite an instructor from Hombu Dojo to teach
classes at Summer School and along with UKA instructors provide a
great atmosphere and world class training for students and
The UKA are proud of our continued links
with Hombu Dojo and Summer School is a celebration of that
relationship and a highlight on the Aikido calendar.