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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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If you wish to apply for a BAB run coaching course please complete the web based form by clicking on the button below, The BAB Administrator will then email your CLO for confirmation of your associations agreement. if you need assistance logging into this system please contact us on coachingadmin@bab.org.uk

Name Application Date Zone  Course Order      
Coach Level 1
Qualifications
Coach Level 2
Qualifications
Coach Level 3
Qualifications
Coach Tutor
Qualifications
Name
Association
Course Required
Course Type
Zone
Others
Date
Applied
CLO
Appr,d
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Edit
Susan Jennings
Ken Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 2
No
29-Oct-19No
Andrew Doggett
Aikido Research Federation
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 10
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Matt Wreford
Ken Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 2
No
29-Oct-19No
Jamie Gauld
Te Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 6
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Martin Wolstencroft
White Rose Aikikai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 7
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Darren Foulger
Ken Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 2
No
29-Oct-19No
David Jones
Lancashire Aikikai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 7
No
29-Oct-19No
Adam Hosey
Ken Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 2
No
29-Oct-19No
Adam Graff
Go Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 3
No
29-Oct-19No
Daniel Rennocks
British Takemusu Aikido Federation
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 5
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Alan Moss
Kai Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 6
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Robin West
Kobayashi Aikido Dojos
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 6
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Nigel Bilton
Ken Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 2
No
29-Oct-19No
Rowan Leonard
Ken Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 2
No
29-Oct-19No
Andrew Flatt
Ken Shin Kai
Coach Level 1
C1-0
Zone : 2
No
29-Oct-19No
Jake Birkett
KSMBDA Kolesnikov School
Coach Level 2
C2-0
Zone : 1
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Paul Bird
Aikido Research Federation
Coach Level 2
C2-0
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Raymond Munns
Lancashire Aikikai
Coach Level 2
C2-0
Zone : 7
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
David Worsley
Shin Gi Tai Aikido Society
Young People
C2-1
Zone : 1
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Alan Roberts
Shin Gi Tai Aikido Society
Young People
C2-1
Zone : 4
No
29-Oct-19No
Mark Coldbreath
Ken Shin Kai
Communication
C2-2
Zone : 4
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Scott Luckham
Chichester Aikido Association
Communication
C2-2
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Patrick Palmer
Go Shin Kai
Communication
C2-2
Zone : 5
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Stephen Brignall
Go Shin Kai
Communication
C2-2
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Richard Lewis
Ken Shin Kai
Managing Risk
C2-3
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Scott Luckham
Chichester Aikido Association
Managing Risk
C2-3
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Mark Coldbreath
Ken Shin Kai
Fit for Purpose
C2-6
Zone : 4
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Scott Luckham
Chichester Aikido Association
Fit for Purpose
C2-6
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Stephen Brignall
Go Shin Kai
Fit for Purpose
C2-6
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Dennis Wheeler
Aikido Research Federation
Fit for Purpose
C2-6
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19No
David Walford
Kai Shin Kai
Combined CL2 Module (C2-1,2,3,6)
C2-Combi
Zone : 3
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Darren Wells
Go Shin Kai
Combined CL2 Module (C2-1,2,3,6)
C2-Combi
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes
Paul Bird
Aikido Research Federation
Combined CL2 Module (C2-1,2,3,6)
C2-Combi
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Matthew Huggins
United Kingdom Takemusu Aikido Federation
Planning for Success
C3-4
Zone : 3
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Scott Luckham
Chichester Aikido Association
Planning for Success
C3-4
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Paul Wilkinson
Te Shin Kai
Event Planning and Delivery
C3-8
Zone : 3
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Matthew Huggins
United Kingdom Takemusu Aikido Federation
Event Planning and Delivery
C3-8
Zone : 3
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Scott Luckham
Chichester Aikido Association
Event Planning and Delivery
C3-8
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Scott Luckham
Chichester Aikido Association
Practice, Skill and Techniques
C3-9
Zone : 2
Yes
29-Oct-19No
Matthew Huggins
United Kingdom Takemusu Aikido Federation
Practice, Skill and Techniques
C3-9
Zone : 3
Yes
29-Oct-19Yes

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