Tony Wilden receives an award for 20 years of teaching
Tony J. Wilden is an aikido instructor and qualified in several healing arts. He has a deep interest in spiritual matters, health, environmental issues, and the creation of harmony between people and nature.
Tony began his study of the martial art of Aikido in 1985 after many years of extensive research into a wide variety of spiritual paths. After contemplating the works of Morihei Ueshiba and Koichi Tohei, he was inspired to make an intense study of aikido techniques and principles.
Tony Wilden Sensei is a 5th Dan in Aikido, which he has been practising since 1987. In 1992 he founded the Arun Aikido Club in West Sussex, UK and has trained several students to black belt and instructor level.
Tony has achieved coaching qualifications from these organisations...
Martial Arts Commission (MAC), Ken Shin Kai Aikido Association (KSKAA), British Aikido Board (BAB), National Association for Karate and Martial Arts Schools (NAKMAS), Bushinkan Martial Arts Association (BMAA).
Robin Wilden 3rd Dan, Tony J. Wilden 5th Dan, Natasha Hadwick 2nd Dan, Josephine Wilden 5th Kyu
The Arun Aikido Club, under Tony's direction have had 500+ students and conducted over 50 grading seminars. He has arranged dozens of lectures, courses, demonstrations, and workshops for the community.
They base their teachings and grading syllabus around the Aikido Yoshinkan style of Master Gozo Shioda, one of Morihei Ueshiba Osensei's top students. Tony also passes on his insights and aiki principles.
In 2010 Tony passed an intensive instructor training course in self defence and pressure point fighting under master Russell Stutely. In 2011 he became an SIA authorised door supervisor and security guard.
In May 2013 Tony Wilden was promoted to 5th Dan by Nakmas NGB.
Tony offers classes, seminars, private lessons, lectures & demonstrations in traditional aikido, aiki principles, self defence, pressure points, power development, aiki warrior training camps, and much more!
For full details visit... Arun Aikido Club
Tony has also studied ancient and traditional healing systems in his search and holds qualifications in anatomy & physiology, acupressure, reflexology and advanced touch for health (applied kinesiology).
Tony has given 1000's of individual health treatments since 1993, has authored 7 books, and produced several videos on aikido, health and well-being. Many are available in his unique collections below...