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Amyas Gilbert, 1st dan
(1st Dan Aikikai) started practising Aikido
in Vienna under Karl-Heinz Reiter 4th Dan Aikikai, where he
lived for half a year before attending university in Brighton.
discovered the Brighton Aikikai
and has since trained consistently under Mark Hale 3rd Dan (who sadly moved in 2009), Nik Doyle 4th Dan and Phil Rozier 4th Dan.
received Shodan in spring 2010 from Pacal Durchon 5th Dan Aikikai.
often travels abroad to attend courses, notably those of Phillipe Gouttard 6th Dan and above all Christian Tissier Shihan 7th Dan.
In autumn 2010 he became a qualified BAB instructor and has since been teaching regular classes at Brighton Aikikai.