Bloomsbury Aikido Club is a member the GoShinKai Association. For insurance purposes, you need to join GoShinKai after two classes. New members will soon be able to download a GSK Membership Application Form here. Update in progress. Please return the completed form (GSK Membership Form Example 2016 to follow) to our club registrar with your cheque made out to (details to follow) and with a stamped envelope. GSK Annual Membership includes insurance to train and free grading examinations:Students – £to be confirmed; Non-students £to be confirmed.
Visitors who practise regularly in the UK must bring insurance slips. Visitors from abroad must bring evidence of travel insurance covering martial arts activities.
BEGINNERS and VISITORS are always welcome, but you must be 18+ years. Please wear suitable training clothes, i.e. a Judo or Karate suit. At first, a sturdy T-shirt and track suit trousers will do. This must cover and protect shoulders and knees and enable you to move freely. For safety, all jewellery etc. should be taken off. Training on mats is in bare feet. Dojo slippers or shoes should be worn to and from the mat.