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Welcome to Wishaw Aikikai

Wishaw Aikikai is a member of the Scottish and Borders Birankai under the technical direction of T.K Chiba Shihan.

The Chief Instructor, Stephen Boyle, studied directly under George Girvan Sensei as well as Mr. Chiba, and has achieved a rank of 5th Dan, Shidoin (literally meaning, senior teacher). Our other senior instructor, Liz McPhee, has achieved a rank of 3rd Dan.

Boyle Sensei is a senior instructor of the British Birankai, and is a former member of the British Birankai Technical Committee, 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.

The club trains at the Wishaw Sports Centre, Wishaw (near Glasgow), Scotland. See below for a map.

If you have any questions or would like further information please contact Stephen Boyle on 07904 066555 or 01236 615500. Alternatively please email me here:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Class Times

Monday 7pm to 9pm Aikido & Weapons
Thursday 7pm to 9pm Aikido & Iaido


Annual Membership: £45 per person (Includes Insurance)

Monthly Mat Fees
: £30 per month
Students and Unwaged: £20 per month
Children: Ages 12-15 – £15 per month
Uniforms:(If you don’t have your own) – £25