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Old 02-08-2010, 04:33 AM   #1
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Dojo: Tenshinkan Dojo UK - mid sussex martial arts school
Location: Brighton
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 127
My Introduction

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.
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:21 AM   #2
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Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 6,052
Re: My Introduction

Hi Andrew,

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

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Old 02-12-2010, 11:00 PM   #3
Michael Fitzgerald
Dojo: AikiKai
Location: Canberra
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 41
Re: My Introduction

G'day. Welcome
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Old 02-15-2010, 09:49 AM   #4
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Dojo: Searching for a new home
Location: Delaware (<3 still in Oregon!)
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,005
Re: My Introduction

Welcome to aikiweb!

~Look into the eyes of your opponent & steal his spirit.
~To be a good martial artist is to be good thief; if you want my knowledge, you must take it from me.
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Old 02-15-2010, 12:16 PM   #5
Boris Spassky
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Location: Spring Valley, CA.
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 32
Re: My Introduction

Great background, you are a lucky Aikidoka!

Enjoy the site-
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:24 PM   #6
Dojo: Kynsei Ryu
Location: Montecristi
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 53
Re: My Introduction

man, waht range in aikido do u have?
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Old 05-21-2010, 07:35 AM   #7
Dojo: Asoryu Aikido Club
Location: Huddersfield
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 8
United Kingdom
Re: My Introduction

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)
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Old 05-21-2010, 08:25 AM   #8
Michael Vlug
Dojo: Aikido Rotterdam Tenchigowa
Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 41
Re: My Introduction

Hi Andrew, welcome!

"Foster and polish the warrior spirit, while serving in the world; illuminate the path according to your inner light."
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