Instructor - Sensei (先生) :

Nicolas LEFEBVRE
Shoden Kyohan
Aikido: 3rd DAN (3rd 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, at the age of 13.
He practiced at the "Sobukai Haute-Semois" in Belgium under the supervision of Shian 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 decided to open a club in England to share his passion of the Takeda Ryu Nakamura Ha (the Nakamura style of the Takeda school).
 
  • Shoden Menkyo (teaching license) certificate from the NSR in Japan

  • Aikido 3rd 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