Black Star Aikido Traditional Aikido Budo Self Defence


Dojo Cho / Chief Instructor:  Tony Brown Shihan attended Kyoto, Japan. He demonstrated his Aikido to the Honbu Board Masters & Officials.

He was awarded his 6th Dan, Rokudan Aikido Certification, 六段 合気道 日本in the presence of hundreds of first class martial artists representing 18 countries.

2024:   STJF Spring Camp at Markaryd, Sweden / 30 Year Jubilee Celebratations for Gake Ryu Jujutsu.

Team BSA will be representing Aikido from the United Kingdom.

2023 News : First Aid at Work  (FAW)

Shihan Tony, Shidoin Andrew and Stephen Maymand the designated First Aiders for the Organisation. 

International Budo Kamp UK  /  Saturday 26th November 2022 


                       10 Year Friendship Award

Sweden Gake Ryu & United Kingdom Black Star Aikido


Aiki Budo Alliance Friendship Seminar Saturday 24th September 2022



  Tony Brown Shihan received an "Outstanding Contributions Award" for his promotion of  Budo.


Shidoin Leighton pictured below as Guest Instructor June 2022 for the Aiki Budo Alliance Organisation.

26th March 2022:   International Martial Arts Spring Camp in Sweden. Well Done Team BSA / BBSA. Congratulations to Senpai Dave on his grading to Brown Plus Black Stripe Belt. Congratulations to Sensei Scott and Sensei Neil on being awarded the right to wear Hakama.


2021:   Black Star Aikido reaches its 30th Year Anniversary:


HONBU DOJO            Monday Evenings:                  1900 - 2030 hours at   The Village Hall, Pinfold Lane, Cheslyn Hay. WS6 7HP

MEMO                        Thursday Evenings:               1800  - 2030 hours at   The Memo. Lichfield Road, Brownhills, WS8 6HR

1800 - 1900 hours            Children Lessons aged 4-11 (The Memo) £3 per child

1900 - 2030 hours            Young Warriors & Adults Lessons   Ages 12+ is £4 per child. Age 18+ is £5 per adult.


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Official Team BSA T Shirt available to Students / Parents & Supporters.


INSTRUCTORS RECOGNISED : Tony Brown & Andrew Leighton are listed on the  Register with  "Jin Yuu Gi Aikido - Global"


FIRST AID AT WORK:  Andrew Shidoin & Tony Shihan and Stephen Maymand are Certified First Aiders having completed the  3 Day First Aid at Work Course (FAW).

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2020: Childrens University of Wolverhampton have recognised BSA as a Learning Destination for Young People.