See Return to the Dojo by our Governing Body the British Aikido Board as approved by DCMS.
This is mandatory guidance & rules supported by Supplementary Appendices.
There are five phases each subject to their own rules such as class size restricted and pods / bubbles featuring. along with minimising risk steps to be undertaken.
Coupled with a régime of risk assessment, record keeping, safety checks and education to ensure we do our best to keep all safe. Guidance to members are set out in its Appendix 2
From 12th April 2021 - Step 2 permits
Indoors - Phase 2 for children; and Phase 1 for adults qualified by distancing must be maintained so no contact or weapons to weapons work - effectively being Phase 0 like. (Solo work).
Outdoors - Phase 2 for children; and Phase 1 for adults
Step 3 there is no advice yet.
Group exercise classes are not yet permitted in Gyms, Leisure Centres, Halls etc 17th May at the earliest.
Our Clubs will re-opening at differing speeds according to their local circumstances.
Some clubs might not be able to offer classes initially for beginners to start.
Club Covid-19 Officer:
All Clubs will appoint their own COVID-19 Officer to ensure the Guidance is followed before opening for training.
Contact the Club's head Coach / Club Leader for a uptodate position.
Sport England - Covid page
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