Goodbye, but not goodbye!

One of Seiryukan's most dedicated, happy and bubbly students is going to university. Faye, it may be goodbye but it isn't really goodbye, we know we will see you on the mat again when you have finished qualifying as a paramedic. Good luck to you for the future and thank you for being such [...]

2018-09-08T20:01:18+00:00September 8th, 2018|

Aikido Summer BBQ 2018!

A great evening last night for the Second Annual Seiryukan Summer BBQ. Great weather, food and company. Highlights included the rosemary/honey lamb chops, Persian wraps, kebabs and banana cake. Also multiple potato salads with soy and with chorizo and awesome bacon wrapped new potatoes. And Faye’s veggie kebabs! Finished off with a trip to the [...]

2018-09-08T19:56:03+00:00July 1st, 2018|

Upcoming dates for Seminars

Just a few dates of seminars happening this year in the UK, if you have any more dates please don't hesitate to contact us Robert Mustard Seminar 17th-18th March - Notthingham Eagle Dojo https://www.facebook.com/meikyokaiaikido/ Joe Thambu Seminar - 5th-6th May - Nottingham Aikido Shoskinkan http://www.aikidoshoshinkan.com/ Kenshinkai Celebration Seminar - Sunday 10th June 2018 10:00-15:30 [...]

2018-04-07T11:47:37+00:00March 7th, 2018|

Great to have Jonz Wale teaching

Great to have Jonz Wale back on Wednesday night to teach, rumour has it he may be at training Sunday morning. For those that don't know Jonz Wale taught Aikido in Crawley and Haywards Heath for nearly 10 years bringing many members of this club up to a great high standard, before moving back [...]

2018-04-07T11:48:28+00:00January 26th, 2018|

A busy and exciting year

It has been a busy and exciting year for Seiryukan-Renshinkai Aikido Sussex. This December Adam graded to 7th kyu and Faye and Robert completed their first grading and received their official Renshinkai certificates. In the Spring we hosted and organised the Shioda Memorial at High Wycombe with over 60 people attending. It was great [...]

2018-04-07T11:48:14+00:00December 23rd, 2017|

10th Anniversary of Renshinkai + Embu + Gradings!

What a great time! To celebrate Renshinkai's 10th anniversary we went to Japan to join the Embu and celebrations. Dominic, Warren and Phil had a great time, lots of training with other Renshinkai clubs from all around the world. As well as doing our own demo at the Embu, we also attended the summer [...]

2018-03-04T18:53:49+00:00September 20th, 2017|

Shioda Memorial 2017

What a Shioda Memorial! Demo video will be up soon and it went really well, big congratulations for all who took part. It was great to have the Shioda Memorial back and see faces that I had not seen for some time now. A really great day and excellent teaching and training. Roll on next year! [...]

2018-03-04T18:40:09+00:00September 4th, 2017|

Encouraging literacy and reading

We recently got asked to help with a promotion running on Instagram to encourage people to read, by showing that it is fun and interesting people do it! So we decided to try and read while being thrown on the mat!

2018-03-04T18:15:46+00:00August 20th, 2017|

Seiryukan Aikido BBQ – Hove

Lovely BBQ last night, thanks for everyone that made it, a good time was had by all. If you missed it, the next social will be organised for a few months time  

2017-06-11T14:21:28+00:00June 11th, 2017|

Our Dojo Has a Name – Seiryukan – 清流館

I recently received an email from Josh O'Leary of Renshinkai in Japan, informing me that Soke Chida Sensei had chosen a dojo name. Seiryukan 清流館 Below is Josh's explanation of the name: 清 sei: pure / clear / clean 流 ryu: flow of energy or water. This kanji has special meaning in aikido as [...]

2017-05-23T19:54:04+00:00April 2nd, 2017|