Aikido Union England In 1958, Master Patrick.W.Stratford founded the Aikido Union of England. The aim and purpose was,
and still is to introduce, preserve and pass on the traditions of Aikido/Budo, as taught by Master Shigeho Tanaka 9th Dan, who was one of the original
students of Morehei Ueshiba. The building of a stronghold in this country will uphold this living martial tradition together with the introduction of Japanese thought.