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British Aikido Board


The National Governing Body for Aikido in the United Kingdom.
Aikido is a martial art founded by Morihei Ueshiba, that focuses on harmonising with your opponent, it can be practiced as a sport, self defence and an art using hand to hand and japanese weapons.

Welcome to the British Aikido Board

The British Aikido Board seeks to:-

  • Represent the majority of bona fide organisations practicing aikido in the United Kingdom.
  • Support, encourage and promote the highest standards of aikido within an environment of mutual respect for offering styles practiced.
  • Raise awareness of the value of aikido not only as a contributor towards healthy living, but also in the development of adults, young people and children, without regard to race, gender or creed.

The British Aikido Board operates primarily through its member Associations. There are 35 currently Full Member Associations with 12 Associate and Probationary Member Associations of regional and national status, who each retain their independence, both technically and financially, with a combined membership of some 5,000 , which includes 1204 instructors holding current Coaching Awards.

The Board is recognised by Sport England , as the only governing body for aikido in the United Kingdom and is a member of the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

 

The Board seeks to further the advancement of all styles of aikido and to establish and monitor standards of safety and behaviour for practitioners of aikido.

The Board advises member Associations on all relevant UK and European legislation and procedures and develops appropriate policies and codes of practice.

Other services provided include:-
•  Insurance cover, for members, instructors and Associations.
•  Promotion of a Nationally recognised Coaching Scheme in conjunction with UK Coaching / Sport England.
•  Organising a National Courses.
•  Supporting initiatives to encourage the teaching of Aikido in schools.
•  Publishing Newsletters and specialist information bulletins eg. Safeguarding and Coaching.

The Board has completed a number of initiatives, arising from the work of their major Governance Audit and through the adoption of a wide range of recommendations, contained in their Aikido Development Plan will support their key objective of encouraging all Aikido groups to join together under this “Aikido umbrella”.

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British Aikido Board


The National Governing Body for Aikido in the United Kingdom.
Aikido is a martial art founded by Morihei Ueshiba, that focuses on harmonising with your opponent, it can be practiced as a sport, self defence and an art using hand to hand and japanese weapons.

The British Aikido Board operates primarily through its member  Associations but has the follow posts as part of its organisation and have made available the Job Description and person Specification for each of them.

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BAB Job Specs
Chairmans Job and Person SpecificationNA13-11-2012
Clubmark Officer Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Coaching Administration Officer Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Coaching Development Officer Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Data Protection Officer Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Equality Officer Job and Person SpecificationFeb 201010-02-2010
Executive Committee General Member Job & Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Finance Officer Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Head of Association EC Member Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Lead Child Protection Officer – Job Description & Person Specification25th June 201125-07-2011
Legal Officer Job and Person SpecificationFeb 201010-02-2010
Media Officer Job and Person SpecificationFeb 201010-02-2010
Membership Officer Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Secretary Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Vice Chairman Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Volunteer Officer Job and Person SpecificationFeb 201010-02-2010
Vunerable Adults OfficerDecember 201020-12-2010
Webmaster Job & Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
  • Entering Amazon from here before you purchase ensures the BAB is supported by Amazon.

  • Entering Amazon from here before you purchase ensures the BAB is supported by Amazon.

  • Entering Amazon from here before you purchase ensures the BAB is supported by Amazon.

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  • Establish Mindfulness

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