Brighton Ki Society

Dojo address:

Brighton Ki Centre, Ground Floor Studio, 12 Queen Square, Brighton, BN1 3FD.
(Near the Clock Tower & at the top right corner of the square)

Brighton Ki Society is a Registered Charity
Registered Charity No: 1042432

Dojo email:

Convenient Parking:
City College Car Park (St Peter’s)
Trafalgar Street Car Park

Brighton Ki Centre website Brighton Ki Centre Facebook page




Chief Instructor:

Robert MacFarland
Dan Rank: Rokudan (6th Dan)
Ki Rank: Joden
Lecturer Rank: Full Ki Lecturer
Tel: 01273 323315

Assistant Instructors:

Peter Morris
Dan Rank: Nidan (2nd Dan)
Ki Rank: Jokyu
Lecturer rank: Assistant Ki Lecturer
Tel: 01273  776067

Petr Mengler
Dan Rank: Shodan (1st Dan)
Ki Rank: Jokyu
Lecturer rank: Assistant Ki Lecturer
Tel: 07423 397948

Training schedule:

Adult classes:

Monday 19:00 – 21:00 (Ki & Aikido Class – all levels)
(Introductory programme – absolute beginners)

Wednesday 19:00 – 21:00 (Ki & Aikido Class – intermediate)

2nd Saturday of the month 13:30 – 17:30
(Monthly Sessions – Weapons Intensive – all levels)

Usually 4th Saturday of the month 13:30 – 17:30
(Ki & Aikido Class – all levels)

Saturdays 10:30 – 12:30
(Taigi Class – advanced)

Usually 4th Sunday of the month 10:00 – 12:30
(Monthly Sessions – Ki Intensive – open to all)

Usually 4th Sunday of the month 10:00 – 16:00
(Kiatsu® School – exclusive & fully booked)

Children’s classes:

Monday 17:15 – 18:15 (Children’s Class: age 8 to 13 yrs)
Saturday 9:30 – 10:15 (Children’s Class: age 4 to 7 yrs)

Please note there are limited places at the children’s classes – please contact us to discuss your child’s attendance.

Robert MacFarland (01273) 323315
Petr Mengler 07423 397948

Special classes/courses:

Introductory programme

First Monday of every month and runs for 4 weeks, concentrating on the basic concepts underlying our practice and prepares for participation in all of our basic-level aikido classes.

Read more …

Monthly Sessions

(Weapons Intensive & Ki Intensive)

We run regular monthly sessions covering a comprehensive programme of Weapons Intensive practice and Ki Intensive practice throughout the year.

Read more …

Mat/club fees:

To encourage members to visit other BKS dojo’s it is now agreed that if they have paid their monthly dues at their home dojo then they will not have to pay when visiting other BKS dojo’s (Brighton, London, Manchester).

To also make the BKS classes as accessible to as wide a range of people as possible please see the revised matt fees below which are effective from the 1st May 2015:

Mat fees for the Brighton Dojo (Only)

Adult Classes:

Single Class (2 hrs) – £8/£5 (Students/Concs)

Monthly Rate (Unlimited attendance, Mon, Wed, Sat Morning – £50/£30 (Students/Concs)

Monthly Rate (2 hrs per week) – £25/£15 (Students/Concs)

Introductory 4 Week Programme – £25 + £5 compulsory BAB insurance (No Reductions)

Saturday Afternoon Intensive Classes (4 hrs) – £15/£10 (Students/Concs)

Sunday Ki Intensive – £10/£7 (Students/Concs)

Kiatsu® Class registered students – £15/£10 (Students/Concs)

Under 16 and Children’s Classes:

Single Class Fee – £5/£3 (Concs/reduction for siblings)

Ki Society Japan HQ Memberships:

Lifetime Membership – £20
Annual Renewal – £10

(First year includes lifetime registration fee to Ki Society HQ’s Japan)

BAB Insurance:

£5 per year compulsory for everyone payable first class (No Reductions)

Annual Renewal – £10

Dojo rental:

The Brighton Ki Centre Dojo (Hall) is available for hire when not in use. It is located very conveniently in a central location Nr the Clock Tower. The Dojo has a matted area of approximately 12 metres by 10 metres. Other facilities include, showers, changing rooms and a sink.


Brighton Ki Society is a registered charity (1042432) and donations can be specified for Gift Aid if you are a UK taxpayer.

Payment can be made to The Brighton Ki Society account at The Bank Of Scotland:
Account: 00174167
Sort code: 12-12-68

Rental rates are:
Week Day – £16 per hour (£100 per day)
Evenings & Weekends – £20 per hour (£120 per day)