Instructors

All BAF club instructors hold a minimum of Joint Aikikai Council (JAC) Coaching Award Level 2 (which meets the requirement of Sport England’s United Kingdom Coaching Certificate (UKCC) framework) and are covered by Public Liability Insurance from Hiscox Insurance through their JAC membership. All BAF instructors are first aid trained and those having regular contact with children are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

Richard Harris Sensei

Sensei

1st Dan Hombu So

Principle Instructor for Pontarddulais Aikido Club


Other Instructors in South Wales

Don Morgan Shihan

6th Dan Hombu So

Head Instructor for Wales

Vice Chairman of the Technical and Grading Committee

Principle Instructor for Port Talbot Aikido Club

Peter Gillard Shidoin

6th Dan Hombu So

Chairman to the British Aikido Federation

Member of the Technical and Grading Committee

Principle Instructor for Shobukan Aikido Club (Cardiff and Sully)

Brian Smith Shidoin

6th Dan Hombu So

Member of the Technical and Grading Committee

Principle Instructor for Swansea University Aikido Club

Byron Thomas Shidoin

5th Dan Hombu So

Allan Hagan Shidoin

5th Dan Hombu So

British Aikido Federation Membership Secretary

Russel Milton Fukushidoin

4th Dan Hombu So

Principle Instructor for Shobukan Aikido Club (Plasnewydd)

Jane Hosgood Sensei

3rd Dan Hombu So

Principle Instructor for Gower Aikido Club (West Cross)

Steve Hosgood Sensei (in memoriam)

3rd Dan Hombu So

Principle Instructor for Gower Aikido Club (West Cross)


Other Senior BAF Instructors

Kanetsuka Minoru Shihan

8th Dan Hombu So

Technical Director of the British Aikido Federation and Ryushinkan International

Official representative of the Hombu in the UK

Principle Instructor for Aikido Ryushinkan (London)

Ian McClarence Shihan

6th Dan Hombu So

Head Instructor for England

Member of the Technical and Grading Committee

Principle Instructor for Seishinkan Aikido Club (North Shields)


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Click here for key BAF contacts.