At the 50th All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Demonstration held in late September 2005, Joe Thambu Sensei was awarded the Tokubetsu Embu Sho or Demonstration Special Award. Thambu Sensei’s winning demonstration incorporated suwari-jiyuwaza (seated freestyle techniques), self defence, jo (staff) and futari dori jiyuwaza (2 man attack freestyle) to name a few. According to one of […]
Endo sensei at the 46th All Japan Aikido Demonstration (2008).
The Biography of Sensei Henry Ellis5th dan Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman – 2000 Henry Ellis was born May 3rd 1936 in a tough coal mining town in the County of Yorkshire, North of England. This was pre-war Britain, and growing up as a child during the austere war years of the 1940’s all Henry […]