Notting Hill Aikikai

Anthea has been practicing martial arts for over 30 years. She currently holds the rank of 4th degree black belt (dan) in Aikido, 1st dan in Iaido (the art of Japanese swordsmanship), and 1st dan in Karate-do. She is a certified instructor (fukoshidoin) and is registered with the United States Aikido Federation. Anthea has had the benefit of training under many master teachers and highly ranked instructors in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. She continues her Aikido training under the guidance of her first teacher and main source of inspiration Sensei Collins Smith, 6th dan shidoin, of Bermuda Aikikai, and her life training under the watchful eyes of her three children.