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Go Shin Kai Aikido House of Harmonious Spirit

Sensei Michael Smith has over 40 years experience in aikido and a wealth of weapons knowledge handed down from Shihan’s Chiba and Smith.

GSK House Principal

Sensei Michael Smith has worked his way up through the ranks from Head Fukushidoin, to the position of Shidoin while he was a member of the United Kingdom Aikikai.

A senior member for many years, he sat on the Technical committee and was also a trustee for Ren Shin Kan until the dojo moved from its Old Hill


His wealth of knowledge (handed down from Shihan William Smith) has proved to be invaluable to all students who have had his instruction whether they be regardless of organisation loyalties.

Throughout his Aikido career Mike Smith has maintained ties with many of the UK’s senior instructors who head their own organisations.

Mike Smith has been voted in as Go Shin Kai Principal by its members, a position that he proud and humbled to hold