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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 34 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 1143 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.

Safeguarding / Disclosure & Barring Downloads

The following files should be read by anyone who is in charge of Safeguarding and Disclosure & Barring.

DBS Update Service Preview for Applicants

Guidance on Regulated Activity

Guidance on Regulated Activity in Aikido

Tracking sheet to record DBS checks done by the Club

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
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