The British Aikido Association was founded in 1966 in order to promote and maintain the ethical and technical standards of Tomiki Aikido in the United Kingdom. There are BAA approved Clubs & Dojo in all parts of Britain.On an international basis the BAA is affiliated to the Japan Aikido Association. Under the auspices of the BAA, international instructors are brought to Britain at regular intervals to further promote and develop Aikido in this country.
The BAA has a formal grading syllabus and promotion structure. It’s gradings are recognised by the JAA and are equal to their standards. The BAA sets qualification requirements for examiners, judges and referees and maintains a register of all such officials and the standards they have attained.
- Junior European Championships
March 23, 2016
- Position Statement
January 21, 2016
The Official Position Statement published by the BAA Executive Committee outlining the Associations policy toward International matters dated 15th November 2015 including.
- The future of the World Sport Aikido Federation (WSAF).
- The membership of ITAF (International Tomiki Aikido Federation) the JAA replacement proposal for TAIN.
- The attendance at future international competitions including 2017 options and bidding for the 2019 ITAF International.
- Achievers from Switzerland
November 20, 2015Results for the JAA World Championships in Fiesch, Switzerland
- Congratulations to the BAA at the WSAF/SAF World Championships
November 9, 2015
Results in for BAA members at the WSAF/SAF World Championships in The Gold Coast, Australia.
- The Importance of Insurance
October 7, 2015
An explanation of the current insurances available through the Association.