It deals with storing weapons and bring weapons to and from training sessions. Guidance is included for coaches regarding making a risk assessment and training with 'live blades'
The BAB publish "The BAB Insurance Scheme explained" and "Risk Management Guidelines" provide guidance generally. See their Insurance section for the latest information
All weaponry used in Aikido practice should be used and carried with the greatest of care and discretion. In addition, practitioners should be aware of, and implement, the legal requirements, the guidelines endorsed by the BAB and our Insurance broker.
The guidelines above should be read in conjunction with the Weapons Protocol which sets out the FULL requirements for practice and compliance with the BAB insurance cover.
Also view the following that the BAB have published:
A history of weapons in the Lancashire Aikikai appeared in our November 2020 newsletter - read here
Regulations governing the ownership and sale of swords operate.
SI 2008 No. 973 CRIMINAL LAW, ENGLAND AND WALES
CRIMINAL LAW, NORTHERN IRELAND
The Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons)(Amendment) Order 2008
Retailers may well ask for some or all of the following in order that they are satisfied that they are not committing a offence:
Photo ID - a copy of a passport or driving license
Proof of Address - a copy of a bill or suchlike
Dojo or organisation membership book (including a current BAB blue slip)
Club information - club name, club leader & their contact details
Club or groups certificate of public liability insurance (This is proved with the venue insurance of the BAB - green slip)
To see how the Lancashire Aikikai fits with the BAB and Sport Uk - go to the "How we work" page.