Alister Gillies Sensei is the United Kingdom representative for Aikido Kenkyukai International (AKI), headed by Shihan Yoshinobu Takeda. AKIUK is affiliated to the Joint Aikikai Council (JAC) through United Kingdom Aikikai (UKA).
Alister has been practicing Aikido since 1982. He has trained with many of the world’s leading teachers and his teaching emphasises complete relaxation and development of whole body power. He teaches body work and weapons in a comfortable and safe environment. Please note that children are not taught at this time, although classes for children are planned for this summer. Please get in touch if you are interested in classes for children aged between 8 and 12.
Beginners are welcome, as are more experienced students. Please contact Alister in advance if you are interested in learning more about Aikido and would like to attend a class.
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