Zanshin-kai Aikido was founded in 2002 by sensei Patrick Palmer. At the time, the dojo was based at the local college and catered for the whole community in the Sutton Coldfield area, but students travelled from as far afield as Lichfield and Tamworth.
Our Birmingham club now resides at the Tao centre in Birmingham. Within easy commuting distance from the city centre (and a "stones throw" away from the A34 Walsall Road), our new location makes it easily accessible from the M6 motorway and surrournding areas, With such access, we aim to provide self defense to the whole of Birmingham and beyond,
Our Kidderminister club is based at Wyre Forest Leisure Centre, Kidderminster. Formed in 2016 it acts as a satellite club to our organisations HQ (Goshinkai) catering for beginners to intermediate levels in the Worcestershire and surroundng areas.
Zanshin-Kai Aikido dojo's are a members of Go Shin Kai association, affiliated to world aikikai headquarters (Hombu) and are members of the British Aikido Board (BAB).