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WELCOME TO

KAISHUKAN AIKIDO DOJO

A Member Of

THE BRITISH AIKIDO FEDERATION

Under The Direction Of

Kanestuka Shihan (8th Dan Hombu)

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Mr. Allan Rowley (6th Dan, Honbu)

 

Mr. Allan Rowley is currently retired from Aikido but remains one of the patrons of Kaishukan dojo. Sensei rowley was one of the longest serving members of the B.A.F. (Previously the Aikikai of Great Britain).

He was a Shidoin and a member of the national committee and the technical and grading committee under Kanetsuka Shihan. he not only qualified as a level three sports coach but also a coach tutor. With over forty years of experience in practicing and teaching Aikido mr. rowley had taught nationally and internationally (including: Ireland, Tenerife, Minorca, U.S.A. and Russia) and had a successfully brought adults and children alike from starting to very senior grades. He has a great deal of experience with teaching disabilities and the disadvantaged and has the philosophy that aikido should be for everybody.

Sensei rowley began his aikido life under Chiba Shihan when the B.A.F. was the "Aikikai of Great Britain", continuing through with his successor Kanetsuka Shihan. Over these years he has trained under many prestigious aikido Shihans such as the current previous Doshu, Fujita Shihan, Osawa Shihan, Cottier Shihan to name but a few. Sensei had been a regular and integral part of Summer School taking regular classes, and was well known for his jo class which he has taught for over ten years.

In addition to being educated in the way of “Traditional Aikikai” Sensei rowley has been instructed in the use of traditional aikido weapons Bokken, Jo and Tanto in the forms of Aikiken, Aikijo and Tantodo.

He Also trained in the practices of kashima Shinto-ryu, Iaido, Zazen and other relaxation and meditative schools.

 

 

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