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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 33 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 1105 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.

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Constitution
BAB ConstitutionAGM Revised - May 201822-05-2018
Policy Documents
Aikido Development Plan (2014 -2019)September 201523-11-2015
BAB Anti Doping PolicyDecember 2020 10-12-2020
BAB Data Processing Agreement with AssociationsAugust 2018 V115-08-2018
BAB Data Protection Policy (GDPR)August 2018 V104-11-2019
BAB Data Protection Procedures (GDPR)August 2018 V115-08-2018
BAB Equality Policy 2019November 201901-11-2019
BAB Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding and Protection Policy (VASPP)November 201508-11-2015
BAB Web Site Policies (as displayed in the site general code)May 200912-05-2009
Bab Website Cookie PolicyAugust 2018 V115-08-2018
BAB Website Privacy PolicyAugust 2018 V115-08-2018
BAB Website Terms and Conditions (GDPR)August 2018 V115-08-2018
Child Safeguarding & Protection Policy (CSPP)December 2020 Version 108-12-2020
Recruitment and DBS Guidance5th May 201610-03-2017
Equity and Diversity
BAB Equality and Diversity ToolkitV.1.201206-07-2012
BAB Equality Policy 2019November 201901-11-2019
BAB Womans Aikido Participation ToolkitJuly 201206-07-2012
Aikido Times
BAB Aikido Times July 2021JUly 202124-07-2021
Aikido Times December 2020December 202011-12-2020
Aikido Times March 2020NA25-02-2020
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
BAB Materials
BAB Logo (Transparent)NA04-11-2019
BAB Logo PNGNA04-11-2019
BAB Logo PNGNA04-11-2019
Safeguarding
Child Safeguarding & Protection Policy (CSPP)December 2020 Version 108-12-2020
Child Safeguarding Principles & Responsibilities April 2021 V.1a15-04-2021
Child Transport, Late Collection & Missing Child - Responsibilities December 2020 08-12-2020
Child-on-Child Bullying - Anti-Bullying Guidelines December 202008-12-2020
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)December 202008-12-2020
Dress Code & Use of Changing RoomsDecember 202008-12-2020
Drugs and Weight Management - Sport AikidoMarch 201022-03-2010
Electronic CommunicationsMarch 201022-03-2010
Guidance on Children and Adults on the mat togetherDecember 202008-12-2020
Joining a Club - Suggested Welcome letter to Parents & ChildrenMarch 201022-03-2010
Persons Accused of Child AbuseDecember 202008-12-2020
Photographic & Recorded Images of ChildrenDecember 202008-12-2020
Recruitment and DBS Guidance5th May 201610-03-2017
Relay Issue 10 - Child Protection in Sports Unit NewletterAutumn 200906-11-2009
Role of the Association Child Protection OfficerMarch 201022-03-2010
Role of the Club Welfare OfficerMarch 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding - Action to take if the incident occurred inside the sport (flow chart)March 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding - Action to take if the incident occurred outside the sport (flow chart)March 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding - The Coach Code of Conduct and responsibilities within their relationship of trustMarch 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding Case Management Group (CMG)December 202008-12-2020
Safeguarding Incident Report FormDecember 202008-12-2020
Safeguarding Recruitment Policy - Volunteers & EmployeesMarch 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding Structure Within the BABDecember 202008-12-2020
Vulnerable Adults Info SheetDecember 202008-12-2020
Coaching
0 . Coronavirus Guidance to the BAB Membershipversion 1.114-08-2020
1. BAB Coaching and Club Handbook Version 4a March 202013-03-2020
Application for the CL1 Course5 Oct 201605-10-2016
Application for the CL2 Course5 Oct 201605-10-2016
Application for the CL2 Unit(s)5 Oct 201605-10-2016
Application for the CL3 Course5 Oct 201605-10-2016
Application for the CL3 Unit(s)5 Oct 201605-10-2016
BAB Guidance notes for Aikidoka relating to Hepatitis C and Aids06-02-2012
Training Venue (Dojo) Risk Assessment Proformav1.017-11-2015
Weapons ProtocolFinal Verson May 201118-05-2011
Data Protection
BAB Data Processing Agreement with Third PartiesAugust 2018 V115-08-2018
BAB Data Protection Policy (GDPR)August 2018 V104-11-2019
BAB Data Protection Procedures (GDPR)August 2018 V115-08-2018
BAB GDPR ToolkitAugust 2018 V115-08-2018
Bab Website Cookie PolicyAugust 2018 V115-08-2018
BAB Website Privacy PolicyAugust 2018 V115-08-2018
BAB Website Terms and Conditions (GDPR)August 2018 V115-08-2018
Example ADS GDPR Version Application FormN/A22-03-2019
Form 1: Identification of the Association DP Offficerv2.221-05-2009
Form 2: Association Informationv3.327-05-2009
Form 2a Club Information for the BAB Website3.2 August 201025-08-2010
Form 3: Association DP Act Registration Exemptionv2.221-05-2009
Form 4: Association Registered with the DO Registrarv2.221-05-2009
Images
BAB Logo - JPGv2.021-02-2008
BAB Logo - PNGv2.021-02-2008
BAB Website Bannerv2.021-02-2008
Insurance
August 2021 Cover Note10th August 202110-08-2021
BAB Directors & Officer Liability Insurance Policy Schedule 2021-22PLON99/009649826-08-2021
BAB Employers Liability Insurance Certificate 2021-22PLON99/009649626-08-2021
BAB Employers Liability Insurance Certificate 2021-22PLON99/009649826-08-2021
BAB Insurance Scheme 2020-2021 Explained29th April 202128-05-2021
BAB Personal Accident Policy Schedule 2021 - 2022UKBOPD2890226-08-2021
BAB Policy Schedule 2021 - 2022PLON99/009649626-08-2021
Coronavirus Guidance to the BAB Membershipversion 1.114-08-2020
Insurance - Club Property Claim FormDecember 201508-12-2015
Risk Management - Incident Notification FormDecember 201508-12-2015
Risk Management - Personal Accident Claim FormDecember 201508-12-2015
Risk Management - Weapons ProtocolDecember 201508-12-2015
Risk Management GuidelinesV.1.1 Dec 201514-12-2015
Minutes
January 2021 Minutes of Executive MeetingJanuary 202120-05-2021
March Minutes of Executive Meeting held by Zoom6th March 202120-05-2021
May Minutes of Executive Meeting held via ZOOMMay 202120-05-2021
Executive Meeting Minutes (Password Zip File contact BAB Secretary)5th December 202021-12-2020
Executive Committee Meeting mintes 2nd Nov 20136th November 201306-11-2013
AGM & General Meeting Minutes May 2013June 201310-06-2013
Executive Committe Meeting Minutes March 201323-04-2013
Executive Committe Meeting Minutes December 20121st December 201218-12-2012
Executive Committe Minutes Sept 2012 with all Freedom Act attachmentsVersion 110-10-2012
Executive Committe Meeting Minutes July 2012July 201220-07-2012
AGM and General Meeting Minutes May 2012May 201217-07-2012
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes 10th March 201205-04-2012
Executive Committe Minutes 7th January 201223-01-2012
GM Minutes 5th November 2011 and SRA Survey 2011V125-11-2011
Executive Committe Minutes 10 September 2011n/a27-09-2011
Executive Committe Minutesversion 101-08-2011
AGM and GM Minutes for May 2011 meeting SolihullE Version 107-06-2011
General Meeting Minutes November 2010N/A25-11-2010
Executive Meeting Minutes - 23-October-2010N/A01-11-2010
AGM and GM Minutes May 201007-06-2010
Executive Meeting Minutes 27th March 2010Version 115-04-2010
General Meeting Minutes Feb 201024-02-2010
Executive Committe Meeting Minutes December 2009NA10-02-2010
EC Meeting Minutes July 2009Version 124-07-2009
AGM and GM Minutes May 2009n/a21-05-2009
General Meeting Minutes November 2007Version 121-01-2009
General Meeting Minutes October 2008na20-10-2008
Executive Committe Meeting Minutes September 2008NA19-09-2008
Management Committee Minutes Jun 2008na21-07-2008
AGM and General Meeting held 10th May 2008 at Solihul Football ClubV105-06-2008
Management Committee Minutes September 2006na17-03-2008
Management Committee Minutes August 2004na21-02-2008
General Meeting Minutes Ocitober 2003na21-02-2008
Management Committee Minutes January 2004na21-02-2008
General Meeting Minutes August 2004na21-02-2008
General Meeting Minutes October 2004na21-02-2008
Management Committee Minutes January 2005na21-02-2008
AGM & General Meeting Minutes April 2005na21-02-2008
Management Committee Minutes June 2005na21-02-2008
General Meeting Minutes October 2005na21-02-2008
Management Committee Minutes November 2005na21-02-2008
AGM & General Meeting Minutes May 2006na21-02-2008
General Meeting Minutes November 2006na21-02-2008
AGM & General Meeting Minutes May 2007na21-02-2008
Management Committee Minutes July 2007na21-02-2008
Management Committee Minutes Jan 2008na21-02-2008
General
0 - Coronavirus Guidance to the BAB Membership - Main Document1.125-08-2020
1 - Guidance for Associations and Clubs Attachment 11.116-08-2020
2 - Guidance for Members Attachment 21.116-08-2020
3 - Risk Assessment Proforma - Attachment 3 (Word File)1.016-08-2020
4 - Coronavirus Risk assessment Attachment 4 (Word File)1.116-08-2020
5 - Guidance for Club COVID-19 Officer Attachment 51.116-08-2020
6 - Club Aikido Session COVID-19 Trace Form Attachment 6 (Word File)1.116-08-2020
7 - Coronavirus Club Declaration form attachment 7 (Word File)1.206-10-2020
8 - Guidance for Club First Aiders Attachment 81.116-08-2020
9 - Coronavirus Opt In form Attachment 9 ( Word File )1.116-08-2020
Aikido and the possesion of Bladed WeaponsN/A15-12-2010
Aikido and the possesion of Offensive Weapons (Wooden)N/A15-12-2010
How to Update Club details on the BAB WebsiteVersion 121-02-2011
Instructions on how to up date the `Association` details on the BAB websiteVersion 123-03-2010
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 SpecificationNA24-07-2021
Secretary Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Vice Chairman Job and Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
Volunteer Officer Job and Person SpecificationFeb 201010-02-2010
Webmaster Job & Person SpecificationNA15-09-2008
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