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02-08-2010, 05:33 AM
Hello everybody :) My name is Andrew (Andy) Bedford, I live in Brighton, England. I started Aikido training in 1994 under John Duggan Sensei, at the Hereford Aikido Branch dojo of the, Shin Gi Tai Aikido Society, headed by Gwynne Jones sensei, 8th dan, Burry port South Wales.
Apart from the teachers alread mentioned, I have been greatly influenced in my Aikido training by, Saito sensei, Tamura Sensei and of course Morihei ueshiba O`sensei.
Thank you all for reading my introduction, and I hope I can constructively contribute to the discussions on Aiki web.

02-08-2010, 12:21 PM
Hi Andrew,

Welcome to AikiWeb. I hope you feel welcome in joining in with the discussions.

-- Jun

Michael Fitzgerald
02-13-2010, 12:00 AM
G'day. Welcome :)

02-15-2010, 10:49 AM
Welcome to aikiweb!

Boris Spassky
02-15-2010, 01:16 PM
Great background, you are a lucky Aikidoka!

Enjoy the site-

02-15-2010, 06:24 PM
man, waht range in aikido do u have?

05-21-2010, 08:35 AM
To Andrew Bedford;

Hi Andrew; I have just joined Aikiweb, My name is Billy McAuley and from 1995 through 1998 I ran Asoryu Aikido in Leominster and I know John Duggan very well. Also James Kirkpatrick and Garreth Burges. I am in Huddersfield now still Asoryu Aikido Club. I understan John's son Michael is in Bradford near by but I have not yet met him. See you again on the web. Best Billy (Makochan is my user name)

Michael Vlug
05-21-2010, 09:25 AM
Hi Andrew, welcome! :)