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Portsmouth Lottery
Prizes also include a £25,000 jackpot. We get a small amount from each ticket purchased for our non-profit association Kenshinkai Yoshinkan Aikido UK see link for details....
Thu, 20 Sep 2019 08:00:00 GMT

August Session Counts
2019 session counts up to and including August are now available. Please remember minimum sessions to be considered for test since last grading are Yellow (25), Green (30), Blue (35), All Others (50).
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:00:00 GMT

HIT Warm-Up Exercises
Sensei Richard would like you all to become familiar with these exercises so that you can demonstrate them when requested. See link for details.
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:00:00 GMT

AYF - September Newsletter
Aikido Yoshinkan Hombu (Japan) September newsletter is now available.
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Yoshinkan Ryu - August Newsletter
The Yoshinkan Ryu (Ando Sensei) August newsletter is now available.
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Junior Newsletter - May
The Junior May/June newsletter is now available.
Fri, 31 May 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Sad News - Shihan David Eayrs
We are very sad to announce the death of Shihan David Eayrs on Friday 17th May in a hospital in Moscow at the age of 80 after suffering from an illness. Shihan David was the founder of Kenshinkai Yoshinkan Aikido UK, and along with Sensei Ted Stratton established Yoshinkan Aikido in the UK in the 1960s. Many senior yoshinkan aikido instructors in the UK and Russia started their training with Shihan David. He moved to Moscow in 1993 to further develop Yoshinkan Aikido. His death is a great loss to Kenshinkai Aikido, the Yoshinkan Aikido world and all the students that he inspired.
Tue, 21 Apr 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Kenshinkai at Mugenjuku 10 Year Anniversary Demo in Kyoto
Sensei Richard Lewis and Rowan Leonard travelled to Kyoto, Japan to represent Kenshinkai at the 10 Year Mugenjuko Celebration Seminar.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Ukemi Drills
Our Ukemi Drills have now been made available to watch on you tube.
Thu, 7 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Kenshinkai Videos
Please remember that links to all of our video playlists are available on the Photos and Videos page.
Thu, 7 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Junior 2019 Calendar
The Junior 2019 Calendar is now available.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Adult 2019 Calendar
The Adult 2019 Calendar is now available.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Members Support - Announcement
See link for latest announcement.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Train At Your Own Pace!
Please remember that training is at your own pace! If you find something during the warm-up/training difficult to do, due to health or physical conditions then don't do it! Members are constantly advised to work at their own pace and skip anything they feel unable to do, however many chose to ignore this advice, over-estimating their abilities. It is better to train/work-out at a slower pace than not train/work-out at all!
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Assistance for Junior Classes
Please remember that any adult member ranked 4th Kyu + can offer to assist with the junior classes. No previous experience needed as you will be mentored (DBS check will need to be done). You do not need to attend every junior class but when you do attend you need to be there in time to assist with putting out the mats (Sunday 9.30am, Friday 6.30pm). Sensei Richard and Dee do not have the luxury of missing any classes whether through sickness, holiday, injury due to the current lack of assistance with the junior classes. So if you feel you can give up some time to help shape the next generation please have a chat with Sensei Richard. Osu!
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Portsmouth Lottery
If you are thinking of purchasing a ticket for the Portsmouth Lottery think of choosing us as your cause please. Thank you. Please remember we are non-profit and instructors receive no payment for their time.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Training Fees
Please remember that your monthly training fees only cover the cost of your insurance, membership to the British Aikido Board, hall hire and equipment/running costs. All instructors are volunteers, with their own work and family commitments, and receive NO payment at all for their time or travel. Please respect this when attending classes and remember that you are not "buying" your instructors time they are freely giving their time as volunteers in order to teach you Aikido and help you become fitter and healthier at the same time. They only ask that you come to classes as often as you are able with a positive attitude to your training. Osu!
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 13:00:00 GMT

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Weapons Classes (27th September)
27 Sep 2019 20:00 to 27 Sep 2019 21:30
Hampshire weapons classes are usually held on the last Friday of the month. However if there is a cancellation or grading on the last Friday we shall try to hold the weapons class the Friday before. Weapons classes reminaining for 2019 are: 27th Sep, 25th Oct, 29th Nov.
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Adult Grading Weekend (October)
11 Oct 2019 19:00 to 13 Oct 2019 11:00
Adult Grading weekend will be held on Friday 11th and Sunday 13th October. Spectators welcome.
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Annual General Meeting (October)
13 Oct 2019 13:00 to 13 Oct 2019 14:00
The Kenshinkai AGM which is open to ALL adult members will be held on Sunday 13th October after the Adult Kyu Grading.
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Mat Cleaning - ALNS (November)
10 Nov 2019 11:00 to 10 Nov 2019 13:00
Mat Cleaning will take place at ALNS on Sunday 10th November after the junior class.
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Mat Cleaning - FLC (November)
18 Nov 2019 20:00 to 18 Nov 2019 21:30
Mat Cleaning will take place at FLC on Monday 18th November.
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Junior Grading Weekend (November)
22 Nov 2019 19:00 to 24 Nov 2019 11:00
Junior Grading weekend will be held on Friday 22nd and Sunday 24th November. Spectators welcome.
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Dan Grading (December)
01 Dec 2019 11:00 to 01 Dec 2019 13:30
A Dan Grading weekend will be held on Sunday 1st December. Spectators welcome.
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Christmas Break (December)
13 Dec 2019 19:00 to 01 Jan 2020 21:30
Junior and Adult Christmas Break - December 13th to January 1st
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