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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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Aikido Times
Aikido Times November 2019NA07-11-2019
BAB Aikido Times July 2019July 201904-07-2019
Aikido Times March 2019March 201907-03-2019
Aikido Times October 2018Final26-10-2018
Aikido Times June 2018June 201818-06-2018
Aikido Times January 2018N/A04-02-2018
BAB Aikido Times September 2017Sept 201704-09-2017
BAB Aikido Times May 2017May 201705-06-2017
BAB Aikido Times January 2017NA04-01-2017
Aikido Times September 2016NA04-10-2016
Aikido Times June 2016NA05-07-2016
Aikido Times March 2016N/A01-04-2016
BAB Aikido Times October 2015October 201510-11-2015
Aikido Times July/August 2015n/a14-08-2015
Aikido Times June 2015June 201522-06-2015
Aikido Times March 015n/a21-04-2015
Aikido Times February 2015NA17-02-2015
BAB Aikido Times December 2014NA14-01-2015
Aikido Times October 2014N/A31-10-2014
BAB Aikido Times August 2014NA27-08-2014
BAB Aikido Times April 2014N/A27-08-2014
BAB Aikido Times June 201424-06-2014
BAB Aikido Times Feb 2014Feb 201412-02-2014
BAB Aikido Times December 2013NA09-12-2013
BAB Aikido Times August 2013August 201304-11-2013
Aikido Times December 2010N/A04-08-2013
BAB Aikido Times November 2012NA04-11-2012
BAB Aikido Times December 2011na04-12-2011
Aikido Times July 2011NA04-08-2011
Aikido Times April 2011n/a04-04-2011
Aikido Times July 201004-11-2010
BAB Aikido Times April 2012 (issued June 2012)N/A04-08-2010
Aikido Times 1No. 104-11-2004
Aikido Times 2No. 203-11-2004
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