International Aikido seminar to return to Lowestoft

Broadland Aikido Club will be hosting the eighth international friendship seminar in LowestoftThis y

Broadland Aikido Club will be hosting the eighth international friendship seminar in LowestoftThis year’s event will be taught by senseis Osamu Obata from Canada, Philip Lee from Singapore, Aziz Belhassane 6th Dan from Belgium and local instructor Frank Burlingham 6th Dan.L to R: Frank Burlingham, Osamu Obata, Philip Lee, Aziz Belhassane.Picture: Courtesy of Broadland Aikido Club - Credit: Archant

An international martial arts event will make a welcome return to Lowestoft next weekend.

Broadland Aikido Club will be hosting the eighth international friendship seminar at the Ormiston Denes Academy sports centre in Lowestoft over the weekend of July 15-16.

This year's event will be taught by senseis Osamu Obata from Canada, Philip Lee from Singapore, Aziz Belhassane 6th Dan from Belgium and local instructor Frank Burlingham 6th Dan.

This event is open to the public to view free of charge.

A spokesman for Broadland Aikido Club said: 'In 2010 Broadland Aikido Club hosted the first International Friendship Seminar in Lowestoft. The 2010 event proved to be very popular and was attended by more than 100 students from around the world.'


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Broadland Aikido club trains Tuesday and Thursday evenings and on Sunday mornings at Nirvana Fitness Centre in Pinbush Road, and welcomes new members. Contact Frank Burlingham on 01502 515062 or email frank.burlingham@virgin.net

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