Ellis Schools of Traditional AikidoThe Ellis Schools of Traditional Aikido are not associated with the Discredited British Aikido Board.
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Left: Kenshiro Abbe: Right: Ken Williams.
The site is maintained by AikiKai Shihans Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman - The last two surviving pioneers from that exciting era of the birth of Aikido in the UK at the famous "Hut Dojo"
Below right: Mitsusuke Harada Sensei
Right: Henry Ellis - Mitsusuke Harada - Derek Eastman join Harada Sensei at the TK Chiba Celebration in 2006. Harada Sensei was invited to the UK in 1963 by Kenshiro Abbe Sensei - He held his first classes at the Hut Dojo. Harada had no students to begin with - Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman studied Karate with Harada, he in turn studied Aikido with them - Harada began to incorporate Aikido moves into his Shotokai Karate as can be seen in his teachings today.
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Earliest known film/video of UK Aikido Demonstration - 1963.
USAF - UK Air Base - European Judo Championships.
Henry Ellis - Derek Eastman - Geoff Goodwin.
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