News Update Monday 14th January

Training Focus

This week’s training focus is curriculum! Luckily we are in a 5 week month so you’ve got 2 weeks of curriculum training before gradings.


Friday: Shinai

Saturday: Bokken

Kids’ Weapon

Tuesday: Bokken


Family Fitness Day

Weds 23 January

We are running an exercise and fitness focused lesson to help get new years resolutions off to a flying start. We are encouraging parents to get on the mat and join in with the students, taking part in physical activity with other makes it easier to stay motivated.

Juniors and Cadets will be rewarded with Aiki Yen to be used in the Auction next month.

Aiki Auction

Thursday 28th February

Clear your shelves, there is another auction coming up in February! You will need to earn Aiki-Yen to bid on prizes; Yen can be earned by-

  1. Training
  2. Bringing guests
  3. Answering the quiz questions at the end of class.
  4. Impressing the Sensei


“And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.”

Friedrich Nietzsche


Sensei Matt Thurman, Shudokan Black Belt Academy – Aikido Nottingham

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