Davinder Bath Shihan, 6th Dan Aikikai

Chief Instructor

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Davinder Bath Sensei, 6th Dan Shihan Aikikai So Hombu

Davinder Bath Sensei began Aikido in 1982 and became a long-term student (1987 to 2015) of TK Chiba Shihan. He has trained 5 or more days per week from day one. He also trained for 2 years at Aikikai Hombu, Aikido World Headquarters Dojo in Tokyo, Japan. Davinder Bath Sensei has been teaching Aikido since 1986. He regularly teaches at courses in the UK and internationally.

Photo: Davinder Bath (left) with Chiba Sensei (August 2009)

"Aikido is a living, dynamic, martial art. Embody it, feed it, nurture it. Let it grow unbounded. It will have all characteristics of the original."

Dee Chen Shihan, 6th Dan Aikikai

Chief Instructor

Dee Chen Shihan is a disciple and long term personal assistant of TK Chiba Shihan. She has retired from teaching Aikido but remains a figurehead for the dojo.

Kazuo Chiba Shihan, 8th Dan Aikikai

Our Teacher and Dojo Founder

T K Chiba Shihan, 8th Dan Aikikai so Hombu

Chiba Sensei founded London Aikikai in 1968. Sadly Chiba Sensei passed away in 2015 aged 75. London Aikikai is privileged to have had Chiba Sensei as our teacher and Technical Director from 1968 to 2015. Read more about Chiba Sensei

"I don't give koans. Everything I say is a koan."