Welcome to Aikido Gakko Ueshiba

We are an Aikido martial arts club in Cardiff, South Wales. We practice and teach traditional Aikido. The club was founded over 30 years ago by Bernard Harding Sensei 6th Dan.

Takama Hara Aikido June Gradings

Big congratulations to members of Takama Hara Aikido who graded on the 3rd of June 2015. Results are as follows:


Reuben Rawlinson – 5th Mon
Zack Butterworth – 9th Mon
Connor McLoughlin – 10th Mon
Adam McLoughlin – 10th Mon
Lucah Harvey – 10th Mon
Verity Henderson – 15th Mon & Hakama awarded.
Savanah Kay – 15th Mon & Hakama awarded.


Mark Maddox – 6th Kyu
Nathan Corran – 5th Kyu
Thomas Sproston – 5th Kyu
Diana Abnett – 5th Kyu
Kevin Wood – 4th Kyu
Ian Hobson – 3rd Kyu

Takama Hara Aikido June Gradings 1

Takama Hara Aikido June Gradings 2


Aikido Gakko Ueshiba June Gradings

Big congratulations those who passed their grading on Sunday the 7th of June 2015:

Doug Philp – 3rd kyu
Paul O’Neill – 1st kyu
Paul Thomas – 1st kyu
Luke Holder – 1st kyu
Andrew Jones – 1st kyu

Aikido Gakko Ueshiba June Gradings 1

Aikido Gakko Ueshiba June Gradings 2

Our Diary For 2015

Our diary of events for 2015 is as follows

Spring Course, Stackpole       7th & 8th March 2015

Weapons Course.                     19th April 2015.               10.00am – 1.30pm

Dan Grading Prep                    17th May 2015.                 10.00am – 6.00pm
Kyu Grading Prep.                   24th May 2015.                  1.00pm – 3.00pm
Kyu Grading Prep.                   30th May 2015.                  1.00pm – 3.00pm

Kyu Grading.                             7th June 2015.                 10.00am – 6.00pm
Dan Grading Prep.                   14th June 2015.                  1.30pm – 6.00pm

Dan Grading Prep.                   12th July 2015.                    1.30pm – 6.00pm

Summer School.                        20th, 21st, 22nd August 2015

Autumn Course.                        11th October 2015.           10.30am – 6.00pm

Kyu Grading Prep.                    22nd November 2015.      1.00pm – 4.00pm

Kyu Grading Prep.                    6th December 2015.          1.00pm – 4.00pm
Kyu Grading.                             13th December 2015.         1.00pm – 4.00pm

Takama Hara Aikido Dojo Grading Results

On Wednesday 10th December 2014 our colleagues at Takama Hara Aikido Dojo held a grading and we would like to congratulate all those that passed.

The results were:


Reuben Wilkinson 3rd Mon
Zack Butterworth 5th Mon
Fear Buyabat 9th Mon


Kevin Wood 6th Kyu
Thomas Sproston 6th Kyu
Nathan Corran 6th Kyu
Jordan Price 6th Kyu
Ian Hobson 4th Kyu
Darren Henderson 2nd Kyu