Saturday, 19 February 2011



Blog 1..Derek Eastman Aikido
Visit the Derek Eastman Blog to read all about the life of a young man at the famous Hut Dojo as a direct student of Kenshiro Abbe Sensei from the 1950s.Click here >
Derek Eastman Blog


Blog 2 ~ Visit the " Henry Ellis Aikido Blog
Henry Ellis AIkido Click here..Henry Ellis Aikido "

Henry Ellis British Aikido pioneer, with stories and photos tells of his early life leading his 55 years of Aikido study.


Blog 3 ~ Rik Ellis AIKIDO MMA / CAGE ..

Read the article " Aikido in MMA

Visit the Rik Ellis blog for photos ~ photo slide show ~ articles on " Aikido in MMA " . Rik a student of both Aikido and MMA shares his experiencs, photos and videos.Click here for Blog Site> Rik Ellis "



About the Authors

Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman are two of the last three pioneers of British Aikido from the 1950s. They were direct students of the legendary Budo Master Kenshiro Abbe Sensei. They were the first teachers of Aikido to introduce Aikido to the UK Further Education System in 1963. They have studied with many great names of Aikido, such as, Kenshiro Abbe ~Tadashi Abe ~ Masahilo Nakazono ~ M Noro ~ TK Chiba.
They studied at the famous Hut Dojo, the birthplace of Aikido in the UK. Dave Rogers a USAF service man, began his Aikido at the ESTA dojo in Basingstoke UK in 1985. Rogers Sensei is the USA ESTA rep in the USA. He is a retired service veteran ~ News paper editor ~ reporter.

Click here Positive Aikido Book..Positive Aikido Book"


Blog 5 ~ Masahilo Nakazono Aikido
Masahilo Nakazono 7th dan AikiKai...Nakazono Sensei will always hold a special place in the hearts of British Aikido pioneers and their students. He was the first Japanese Aikido teacher to be invited to Britain to teach Aikido by the legendry Budo Master Kenshiro Abbe Sensei. Nakazono Sensei became a regular visitor to Britain before moving to the USA in 1970.
>Visit the " Nakazono Aikido Blog

Click here Nakazono AikidoNakazono Aikido "


Blog 6 ~ The Tadashi Abe Sensei Blog ~ Click -> Click here

Tadashi Abe Sensei 1926 ~ 1984. A student of OSensei Morihei Ueshiba in 1942..Minoru Mochizuki Sensei ( right ) visited France in 1952, he later invited Tadashi Abe to become the first resident Aikido teacher to France later that same year of 1952..Abe Sensei taught a no nonsense style of Aikido,


Blog 7 ~ The Aikido Articles Blog

Many varied and interesting Aikido & Budo articles.

Click here for articles Aikido Articles.

Blog 8 ~ Kenshiro Abbe Sensei 1915 ~ 1985.

Kenshiro Abbe Sensei was Judo Champion of all Japan. The youngest ever 5th dan at 18 yrs of age. Abbe Sensei came to the UK in 1955 where he would introduce the unknow art of Aikido.

Kenshiro Abbe Blog Kenshiro Abbe


Blog 9 ~ Kyu-Shin-Do Blog.
KyuShinDo was the lifes study of Kenshiro Abbe Sensei, it was his phylosphy and theory of the application of Judo..Sadly because the name KyuShinDo is very ` Japanesy ` KyuShinDo has become many different things to so many people, not often for the good of the memory of this great Budo Master.

Kyu~Shin~Do Blog Click > KyuShinDo


Blog 10 ~ Bracknell & Basingstoke Dojo.

All the information you need to know on both our local dojos.

Bracknell & Basingstoke Dojo Info Bracknell-Basingstoke Dojo


Blog 11 ~ Women in the Martial Arts.

Anita Wilson is the first lady to receive dan grade in the ` Ellis Schools of Traditional Aikido `.
Anita's father is a well know collector and specialist in Japanese artifacts.

Anita Wilson Sensei Blog Women in Aikido


Blog 12 ~ Jack Poole Controversy.

In the year 2000 Jack Poole and the British Aikido Board conspired to corrupt the true history and lineage of British Aikido from its inception in 1955 by Kenshiro Abbe Sensei.

Aikido Controversy Blog > Jack Poole


Blog 13 ~ British Aikido Board
This Blog documents the appalling conduct of the governing body for British Aikido.
British Aikido Board Blog BAB = BAD at Budo


Blog 14 ~ British Aikido Blog

British Aikido History Blog. British Aikido


Blog 15 ~ Aikido UK

Aikido in the UK.

Aikido UK Aikido UK


Number 16 ~ The BRITISH AIKIDO HISTORY website..

History ~ Articles ~ Books ~ 4 Photo Galleries ~ Videos...
British Aikido History Click Here


Number 17 ~ ESTA International Blog
Click here
A blog by Al Montemar Sensei of Dallas Texas..


Number 18 ~ The ESTA Dojo Albuquerque NM
This new blog is operated by Ms Amanda Post. It is new, so watch out for updates.

The Ellis Schools USA HQ. Click. Click for ESTA NM USA


Number: 19

DS - Tactical Gear

Contact Dave Rogers Sensei the author of " Positive Aikido ".

Makers of Hand Crafted Knives / Tanto's . Buy off the shelf or purchase a knife made specially for you. See website for a display of some of the finest knives you will ever see.
Click here DS Tactical Gear


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