Sensei A.R.Yates

Shibucho - Head of organisation

8th Dan Yoshinkan Aikido


One of the highest ranking Yoshinkan instructors outside of Japan and one of only a few 8th Dan in the world. Sensei Yates was awarded Shibucho for the UK by the founder of Yoshinkan to direct Yoshinkan for the UK. His accolades are numerous with classes and demonstrations performed worldwide. To train under Sensei Yates is to be inspired to learn and better ones understanding of Aikido.


Sensei A.R.Yates Shibucho/Sensei

Watford Dojo instructor