The Harlow Aikido Club trains in the Shudokan style of Aikido a variation of Yoshinkan Aikido. Founded by Gozo Shioda during the second World War. among Aikido practitioners Yoshinkan Aikido is considered the "hard" style of Aikido, famously used in the Tokyo Riot Police as part of their senshusei training.
Chief Instructor: Roger Evans 4th Dan Aikido, 1st Dan Judo
Andy Garner 2nd Dan; BAB Coach Level 1 award
Marek Kasprzykiewicz 2nd Dan Tomiki Aikido, 1st Kyu Shudokan Aikido, 1st Kyu Judo; BAB Coach Level 1 award
James Moore 1st Kyu; BAB Coach Level 1 award
Each 2 hour session costs £6.
Insurance per year is £20 (£25 for the first year)
A Gi (Traditional clothing for Aikido, Judo & Jiu-Jitsu) costs around £40. For the first few lessons sports attire is acceptable.