All Lancashire Aikikai instructors hold Coaching Qualifications of the national governing body the BAB
Sam Wilson 3rd Dan, BAB Coach Level 1
First started Aikido 1992 with Keith Downs in Stockport after 10 years of Thai Boxing and Karate.
Awarded 1st Dan 2003. Gained BAB Coach level 1 in 2005, 2nd dan awarded September 2006, 3rd Dan awarded 16th June 2013
Is the membership scretary for the Lancashire Aikikai.
Peter Philippson 3rd Dan, BAB Coach Level 1
Started Aikido in 1980 with Bob Spence at College of Building and in Stockport with Andrew Baird & Keith Downs. Graded 1st Dan 1991
Presently 3rd Dan. BAB Coach Award in 1991
Andy Baker 1st Dan, BAB Coach Level 1