Carole has been a mainstay of our dojo from its beginnings. She started her aikido career with Bill Taniki (R.I.P.) a real star of the aikido world, then moved to Tanseikan Dojo, with Vanda Fairchild and Dave Fielding (National Squad Managers and Coaches) in South London in the early nineties. Coming to the coast, she arrived at the Myo Do Kan Dojo to practice with Brian Elgood in Hove. She was one of the Ittaikan dojo founder members in 1998. Carole took part in the 2001 (Osaka, Japan), 2003 (Leeds, UK) and 2005 (Katsu ura, Japan) World Championships and has been a regular entrant in Regional and National competition. She is a popular regular Coach, and supports the junior aikido classes.