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British Aikido Board


The National Governing Body for Aikido in the United Kingdom.
Aikido is a martial art founded by Morihei Ueshiba, that focuses on harmonising with your opponent, it can be practiced as a sport, self defence and an art using hand to hand and japanese weapons.

Welcome to the British Aikido Board

The British Aikido Board seeks to:-

  • Represent the majority of bona fide organisations practicing aikido in the United Kingdom.
  • Support, encourage and promote the highest standards of aikido within an environment of mutual respect for offering styles practiced.
  • Raise awareness of the value of aikido not only as a contributor towards healthy living, but also in the development of adults, young people and children, without regard to race, gender or creed.

The British Aikido Board operates primarily through its member Associations. There are 42 currently Full Member Associations with 5 Associate and Probationary Member Associations of regional and national status, who each retain their independence, both technically and financially, with a combined membership of some 5,000 , which includes 1235 instructors holding current Coaching Awards.

The Board is recognised by Sport England , as the only governing body for aikido in the United Kingdom and is a member of the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

 

The Board seeks to further the advancement of all styles of aikido and to establish and monitor standards of safety and behaviour for practitioners of aikido.

The Board advises member Associations on all relevant UK and European legislation and procedures and develops appropriate policies and codes of practice.

Other services provided include:-
•  Insurance cover, for members, instructors and Associations.
•  Promotion of a Nationally recognised Coaching Scheme in conjunction with UK Coaching / Sport England.
•  Organising a National Courses.
•  Supporting initiatives to encourage the teaching of Aikido in schools.
•  Publishing Newsletters and specialist information bulletins eg. Safeguarding and Coaching.

The Board has completed a number of initiatives, arising from the work of their major Governance Audit and through the adoption of a wide range of recommendations, contained in their Aikido Development Plan will support their key objective of encouraging all Aikido groups to join together under this “Aikido umbrella”.

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  • Entering Amazon from here before you purchase ensures the BAB is supported by Amazon.


British Aikido Board


The National Governing Body for Aikido in the United Kingdom.
Aikido is a martial art founded by Morihei Ueshiba, that focuses on harmonising with your opponent, it can be practiced as a sport, self defence and an art using hand to hand and japanese weapons.

BAB Personal Membership App

The BAB has created a Personal Membership Web Application that is suitable for use on mobile devices like phones and tablets, This is not currently downloadable from the Andriod Playstore or the Apple AppStore as we have decided to create it as a standard web application.

The link to the application is https://bab.org.uk/app

The Web App has been tested on both Android and Apple devices and will either need your Membership App ID or this sites login and password.

The web application will allow you to update your personal details, clubs you belong too and the grade you currently hold. Also to add a photograph and will display your blue slip information if your association uses the online returns system.

If you want more details or need your App ID please contact the webmaster on webmaster@bab.org.uk

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Add the BAB Web App to an Apple iPhone 

Open Safari and head to https://bab.org.uk/app if you want to pin it the Home Screen. Then tap the Share icon at the bottom. Then tap Add to Home Screen from the menu.

 

Next, type in a name for your shortcut and then tap the Add button. The website icon will be displayed as a shortcut on the home screen — just like an app. When you tap the shortcut, it will open to that page in Safari.

 

Credit to groovypost.com for the information

Add the BAB Web App to an Android Mobile

Using a Browser

To add a website to an Android home screen, open Google Chrome and go to the website. Then drop down the menu by tapping the three-dot icon at the top right-hand corner of the screen. Select Add to Home screen.

Using an App

Open PlayStore and search for Website Shortcut and install it on your device and follow the instructions.

 

 

BAB Icon you can use, right click to save the icon.

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