Welcome to the official Te Shin Kai website
FORMED in 1993, Te Shin Kai was the first House within the United Kingdom Aikikai. Headed by Sensei Keith Hayward, 6th Dan Aikikai Shihan. Te Shin Kai has clubs throughout the United Kingdom teaching traditional Aikido.
Keith Hayward Shihan has been began training in 1968 and 2008 marked his 40th anniversary of practice. Sensei has a foundation of clubs within Shropshire, England with affiliated clubs in Keighley, the Isle of Wight and London. As well as Aikikai Shihan Sensei Hayward is a member of the Technical Committee of the United Kingdom Aikikai and regularly teaches at UKA Summer Schools and courses.
With the formation of the House System in the UKA many people have joined Te Shin Kai and taken advantage of sensei’s teaching and experience. Others, under his direction have started their own dojos’ (clubs) meaning that sensei teaches regularly at a variety of courses and seminars.
This website provides information about Aikido, Te Shin Kai and Keith Hayward Shihan’s teaching and seminars.
We hope that you find the information useful and look forward to meeting you.