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Go Shin Kai Aikido House of Harmonious Spirit

About Go Shin Kai

Go Shin Kai has been created through the amalgamation of five founding Clubs.  These clubs range in size and geographical location throughout the United Kingdom.  

The founding clubs are Bloomsbury Aikido Club, Gloucester Aikido Club, Kidderminster Aikido Club,  and Zanshin-Kai Aikido Club. The inception of the new house was to help keep the teachings of Shihan William Smith in the body art, bokken and Jo alive whilst also following the teachings of present day instructors from Hombu Dojo.

Go Shin Kai- Who we are

Go Shin Kai stand roughly 105 members strong and growing!    We are members of The British Aikido Board (BAB) who are 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.


Presently, Go Shin Kai cover North/Central Birmingham, Kidderminster & Wyre Forest, Gloucester, London  and Huddersfield.

Vice Principal House Principal Chairman

 Principal: M Smith

Deputy Principal: D Cantillion

 Chair: S Brignall

House Secretary:

Treasurer: E Weir

Registrar: E Weir