Wellsprings Aikido Picture Gallery

Photographs taken since May 2013 are held on Flickr.

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Photos from June 2012 to April 2013 can be found on Picasa. Click on the image or link to go direct to the specific album.

Tai Sai 27th April 2013
Tai Sai
27th April 2013
Certificate Presentation 19th April 2013
Certificate Presentation
19th April 2013
Training session led by Pete Reynolds 30th November 2012
Pete Reynolds Sensei
30th November 2012
Grading 30th September 2012
Grading
30th September 2012
Grading 28th September 2012
Grading
28th September 2012
Special Keiko for Aiki Peace Week 15th September 2012
Special Keiko
for Aiki Peace Week
15th September 2012
Richard Small Sensei 14th September 2012
Richard Small Sensei
14th September 2012
Pat Hendricks Sensei Seminar 2012
Pat Hendricks Sensei
2012 UK Seminar
soft breakfall session with War Lewis Sensei
Soft breakfall
War Lewis Sensei
Phoenix Martial Arts on 6/7/2012
Uchideshi, Kefalonia 2012
Uchideshi
Kefalonia 2012

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Photos pre June 2012 are held in our own webspace. Click on an image to enlarge it.

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Certificate Presentation 18th May 2012

Congratulations to:

Paul Robinson, Tom Harker and Mark Povey who were awarded the rank of 4th kyu at the Taisai on 28th April.

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group photo 2012 taisai

Wellsprings Aikido 2012 Taisai

Phoenix Martial Arts on 28th April 2012

more about the taisai

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Kyu Grading 20th April 2012

Congratulations to:

Wayne Young (5th kyu), back row third from right

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Kyu Grading 16th December 2011

Congratulations to all who passed their tests:

Jonathan Pattison (3rd kyu), front row first from left

Tom Harker (5th kyu), back row second from right
Paul Robinson (5th kyu), back row first from right

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Aikido seminar, Poole

T.I.A.E. Seminar with Tony Sargeant Sensei & Paul McGlone Sensei

Rossmore Leisure Centre, Poole 5th and 6th November 2011

more photos

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Kyu Grading 16th September 2011

Congratulations to Mark Povey, Durwyn Liley and Rafal Szarecki

who demonstrated the standard required and were awarded the grade of 5th Kyu.

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Kyu Grading 24th June 2011

Congratulations to Scot Mercer

of Wellsprings Aikido who demonstrated the standard required and was awarded the grade of 5th Kyu.

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group photo Pat Hendricks Seminar 2011

Pat Hendricks Sensei, 6th Dan Aikikai - UK Seminar 2011

Lilleshall National Sports Centre on 17th - 19th June 2012

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shomen at 2011 taisai

Wellsprings Aikido 2011 Taisai

Phoenix Martial Arts on 30th April 2011

more about the taisai

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awareness training

Energy Presence is the Ki with Richard Small Sensei

Phoenix Martial Arts on 10th April 2011

more photos

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Kyu Grading 3rd December 2010

Congratulations to Jonathan Pattison

of Wellsprings Aikido (centre) who demonstrated the standard required and was awarded the grade of 4th Kyu.

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Richard Small Sensei demonstrating

Internal Aspects of Aikido Part 2 with Richard Small Sensei

Phoenix Martial Arts on 19th November 2010

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Participants in the training session

Internal Aspects of Aikido with Richard Small Sensei

Phoenix Martial Arts on 2nd July 2010

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Mark Sensei watches Waka Sensei

Visit of Doshu and Waka Sensei

Cardiff June 2010

In June 2010 the Doshu, Ueshiba Moriteru Sensei, grandson of the founder and his son, Waka Sensei, visited Cardiff. This was the Doshu's first visit to the U.K. and the event was attended by 800 aikidoka. You can view lots more photos on the event website.

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Participants in the first class

The First Wellsprings Aikido Training Session

Phoenix Martial Arts on 7th May 2010

Present at our first training session were:
(back row, left to right) Jon Leslie, Andy Channer, Paul Bird
(front row, left to right) Nigel Hymas, Mark Allcock Sensei, Steve Searle

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