Jeff Mills 4th Dan Aikikai regularly visits Japan and Europe to train with Kobayashi Sensei, Igarashi Sensei and Hiroaki Sensei.
In 2001 he completed a three month uchi deschi (live in student) program in Kobayashi Dojos, Japan.
Jeff returned in 2003, 2005 and 2008 as an uchi deschi (live in student)
In November 2005 he also took his nidan
(2nd dan examination) at the Aikikai Hombu dojo, Japan through Kobayashi Dojos.
Aikido Tenchikan Dojo hold regular Aikido courses in Bristol and Bath. Annual international Yudansha (black belt) examinations are held under the direction of Hiroaki Kobayashi Sensei on behalf of Yasuo Kobayashi Sensei 8th Dan. These black belt examinations are certified and registered by Moriteru Ueshiba Doshu, Hombu Dojo Japan.
Ten Chi Kan Dojo is a fully insured member of the British Aikido Board its instructor is qualified having completed the BAB's coaching course. So what does this mean to prospective new members?