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B.A.F. Course Calendar

CAUTION: This list may not be up to date - though we try our best! Also, things change sometimes at short notice. Please contact the B.A.F. office to confirm dates and times before travelling long distances. Please contact the webteam for updates or additions to this page.

All courses listed are believed correct as of  15th September 2015 . All courses will be with Kanetsuka Sensei, except those marked Club Course, which will be with a senior B.A.F. instructor.


January 2016


February 2016

March 2016

April 2016

2/3 National Course in Oxford

8/9 France


 23/24 Chepstow Spring Course


May 2016

    7/8  Ian McClarence, Shihan 6th Dan - North Shields

 8  Manchester - Peter Gillard 6th Dan

15  Grading Course - Swansea


June 2016

4/5  Ian McClarence, Shihan  6th Dan  -Instructors course in Chester

17 Don Morgan Shihan - Bristol University

25/26 National Course in Oxford


July 2016

9/10  Matthew Holland Shihan  -  Cardiff

August 2016

 20 to 27 Chester BAF Summer School


September 2016

 17/18  Ian McClarence Shihan 6th Dan - North Shields




October 2016

1/2 National Course in Oxford
16 Manchester - Peter Gillard 6th Dan
29/30  Matthew Holland Shihan  -  Cardiff

November 2016

12/13   Don Morgan, Shihan  6th Dan -  Instructors course

  12/13 - Ian McClarence, Shihan, 6th Dan - Killingworth

December 2016


Regional Course.


Instructors course.


National Course (usually with visiting Sensei).


Special Course


Overseas Course (i.e. courses featuring Kanetsuka Sensei outside Britain).


Local course organised by B.A.F. club with a senior B.A.F. instructor, not Kanetsuka Sensei. Please contact the organising Dojo for more information.