Instructor - Sensei (先生) :

Nicolas LEFEBVRE
Advanced level teacher (Chuden Kyohan)
Aikido: 4th DAN (4th level black belt)
 (the art of gathering and combining forces)
Jukenpo: 2nd DAN
 (literally ‘soft fist system’)
Iaido: 3rd DAN
 (the way of the sword)
Jodo: 2nd DAN
 (the way of the stick)
Kendo: 1st DAN
 (swordsmanship)
 
Nicolas began to practice the Takeda Budo (Martial Arts) in 1998, more than 20 years ago.
He practiced at the "Sobukai Haute-Semois" in Belgium under the supervision of Shihan Bernard DUFRENE.
In 2008, Nicolas moved to England to learn English and fulfill his career.
Since then, he has continued to practice the Takeda Budo by attending international seminars.
 
Nicolas is a member of the Nihon Sobudo Rengokai (NSR) in Japan.
 
In 2014, Nicolas opened a club in England to share his passion of the Takeda Ryu Nakamura Ha (the Nakamura style of the Takeda school).
We ae still today the only representant of Takeda Ryu Nakamura Ha in the UK.
 
  • Chuden Menkyo (advanced level teaching license) certificate from the NSR in Japan

  • Shoden Menkyo (teaching license) certificate from the NSR in Japan

  • Aikido 4th DAN certificate from the NSR in Japan

  • Jukenpo 2nd DAN certificate from the NSR in Japan

  • Iaido 3rd DAN certificate from the NSR in Japan

  • Jodo 2nd DAN certificate from the NSR in Japan

  • Kendo 1st DAN certificate from the NSR in Japan

 
  • Coaching Qualification Level 1 certificate

  • First Aid certificate

  • Instructors Public and Products Liability Insurance