Welcome to Wishaw Aikikai
The Chief Instructor, Stephen Boyle, studied directly under George Girvan Sensei ( starting in 1989) as well as T.K Chiba, and has achieved a rank of 6th Dan, Shidoin (literally meaning, senior teacher).
Boyle Sensei is a senior instructor of the Scottish and borders Birankai and Birankai International, and is a former member of the British Birankai Technical Committee and has taught all over the U.K , continental Europe as well as north America, responsible for the technical direction of the art within the British Birankai. Wishaw Aikikai also offers beginner through to advanced classes in Aikido and weapons. All are welcome. Aikido at Wishaw Aikikai is traditional and is recognised by Aikikai world headquarters Hombu dojo in Japan .
Beginners are always welcome and we can cater for all fitness levels as this is specific to Aikido
The club trains at the Wishaw Sports Centre, Wishaw (near Glasgow), Scotland. See below for a map.