Henry Ellis born 1936. Author of Positive Aikido, was a direct student of the legendary Budo master Kenshiro Abbe Sensei from 1957. He has written many articles on the history and lineage of British Aikido.several articles have appeared in International Martial Arts magazines. He is also the Principal Coach of the Ellis Schools of Traditional Aikido UK - USA.
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KyuShinDo is not a Martial Art
When writing articles such as this and others concerning the life of Abbe Sensei, fraudulent claims and facts are cross checked between our close associates so that we set the records of history straight.
Sadly we have to accept that we cannot fight eve
Aikido in MMA
There is much debate on the effectiveness of Aikido in the street and more so in the MMA. Rik Ellis is a long time student of Aikido with his father a British Aikido pioneer from the 1950s. Rik fights in the MMA and has some interesting thoughts on the s
British Aikido ~ Full Circle
TK Chiba Shihan meets with the last three British Aikido pioneers at the Hut Dojo London, the birthplace of Aikido in the UK in 1955.
British Aikido Board " Exposed ! "
The Governing body for British Aikido were ordered by ` Sport England ` to make a public apology for their conduct in the " British Aikido Controversy ". Now at last an Ex Executive officer of the BAB has hmself apologised and exposed the truth.
The Kenshiro Abbe Sensei 50th Celebrations.
The tribute to Kenshiro Abbe took place at the Crystal Palace Sports Centre, London UK. This event was supported by amost 1,000 students/ guests/ spectators.This was the largest Budo event ever in the UK.