Monday, June 29, 2009

Schools and Education Award Individual Award

Derek Eastman has been sharing his Aikido skills and maintaining the sport’s proud traditions for 50 years. He has taught thousands of pupils at Basingstoke Aikido Club - which he started over 40 years ago. In his nomination, one of his long-standing pupils says that “From a martial arts perspective, he is a national treasure’.

Photo and blurbo courtesy of the BBC