Some upcoming visits to our dojo and to our nearby Mutokukai association friends in Bath and Cardiff:

October 19-22nd, 2018. Greg Habert sensei from Paris. Greg sensei is a fluent and precise Aikidoka who also has expertise in swordwork.

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November 29 – December 2nd, 2018. Stephane Benedetti shihan. Stephane sensei is a director of the Mutokukai association and a vastly experienced and inspiring teacher. He will give a class on the big mat downstairs at our venue, MyGym in Bristol, on Friday 30 November, as well doing classes in Bath and Cardiff during his visit.

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Full details of both instructor itineraries is on the website of our friends at Cardiff University Aikido Club 


Summer break

Heads up: We will be on a break from Wednesday July 18 to Wed July 25. Back on Monday July 30.

Weapons practice

We uploaded some video of practice with the Jou (staff). Jou dosa or jou mochi nage waza (techniques) for throwing an unarmed partner, and jou suburi (free practice) can be found on our Facebook page, @aikidokatokanbristol.

Jou dosa


Visit to Bristol by Stéphane Benedetti sensei

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Stéphane Benedetti sensei will teach in Bristol at the end of January 2018.
Benedetti sensei is an Aikikai Shihan and co-director of our association, the Mutokukai. He is giving classes at Furo Ryu Aikido in Bath and Fudoshin Aikido Cardiff before conducting a weapons class on Monday Jan 29th at 7-9 pm at the St Pauls Community Sports Academy. Visitors welcome.
Details at the Fudoshin Aikido Cardiff website