What qualifications do our Coaches hold? All Coaches hold a Dan grade (black belt) which takes at least 5 years to obtain and signifies reaching a technical threshold. On the Coaching side a Coach must hold at least the national governing body's (British Aikido Board) Level 1 Coaching Award
Hold BAB Membership through which they get insurance cover. A Disclosure & Barring Service check is made if dealing with U18s
Those given Permission to Teach classes unsupervised in the Lancashire Aikikai are listed on the Association website "Our Instructors" also hold a First Aid qualification in addition to the matters mentioned previously,.
The BAB website lists members who hold their coaching award.
Safeguarding training has been undertaken by many in the Team