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Aikido classes are back!

Aikido classes are back!

We are pleased to announce the resumption of classes this Thursday 29th July 2021 at the Doug Ellis Centre (7.00 – 8.30pm). If possible please arrive in gi as the changing rooms and showers will be closed. However, toilets are open if you need to […]

Corona Virus Update

Corona Virus Update

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URGENT UPDATE: Temporary Closure

URGENT UPDATE: Temporary Closure

NIA AIkido Association is temporarily closing its training nights at Nelson Primary School and Doug Ellis Sports Centre. Given the concern over the corona virus (COVID -19) this decision was taken after careful consideration and with the best interests of the Association members and the […]

Congratulations to Sensei Osondu

Congratulations to Sensei Osondu

Congratulations from all at the NIA Aikido Association to Sensei Victor Osondu on being the first NIA Aikido Association student to achieve the grade of Shodan (black belt, 1st dan).  

Congratulations to Sensei Taylor

Congratulations to Sensei Taylor

Congratulations from all at NIA Aikido Association to Sensei Anselm Taylor on receiving yondan (4th dan) in aikido at the NIA Aikido Association’s Xmas course. He was presented with his certificate by Shihan Kevin Christie.

Congratulations to Sensei Nelson

Congratulations to Sensei Nelson

Congratulations from all at NIA Aikido Association to Sensei Graeme Nelson on receiving sandan (3rd dan) in aikido at the NIA Aikido Association’s Xmas course. He was presented with his certificate by Shihan Kevin Christie.    

Congratulation to Most Improved Students 2019

Congratulation to Most Improved Students 2019

Well done to Elijah McLeod and Danijela Vunduk on both being awarded NIA Aikido Association’s “Most improved student of the year, 2019”. Congratulations from everyone at the NIA Aikido Association.

Special Thanks to our Guest Instructors

Special Thanks to our Guest Instructors

Following the success of the NIA Aikido December event, Shihan Kevin Christie presented Sensei Tony West (Shoshin Aikido Ryu) and Sensei Mark Matthews (Turves Green Aikido Club) with Certificates of Appreciation in recognition of their excellent teaching on the course. Students, instructors and guest instructors […]

Happy 60th Birthday Shihan Christie!

Happy 60th Birthday Shihan Christie!

Happy 60th Birthday to Shihan Kevin Christie from all at NIA Aikido Association. Shihan Christie received a cake and present from students of NIA and BCU Aikido clubs. Shihan Christie also had a fabulous cake baked for him by his good friend Kim King, in […]