Lancashire Aikikai - Children Protection getting help


If you are a child or young person the Governing Body has a lot of information on its site.

Click here for the BAB advisory website pages

Click here for Child Protection in Sport Unit

Click here for the NSPCC


Click here for the BAB - INSIDE AIKIDO Reporting process

Click here for the BAB - OUTSIDE aikido Reporting process


If you have concerns about a child's safety, you can ring the NSPCC's 24 hour free phone helpline


Asian Helpline:      0808 096 7719
Welsh Helpline:     0808 100 2524
Textphone:            0800 056 0686
                             (for deaf users)

Childline – Help for children and teenagers who eed advice or just want to talk? Call ChildLine 0800 1111. Calls are free and confidential or communicate on line.

Adults and Parents

kidscape Kidscape – have a helpline and downloadable leaflets on what to do if your child is being bullied.


kidscape NSPCC – Help for adults - Worried about a child? Call the NSPCC Child Protection Helpline on 0808 800 5000.


cpsuChild Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU), 3 Gilmour Close, Beaumont Leys, Leicester LE4 1EZ Telephone: 0116 235 7278          Website:
They have useful downloadable document on which includes:

  • Club safety list for parents.
  • Protecting your child by listening.
  • How you can help make sport safe.
  • Setting the right example.



As young people are juniors in the eyes of the Policy and the law till they reach 18 all members need to be aware of the policy and how to report concerns. It’s not just those involved with junior classes but in clubs where there could 16-18 year olds on a senior mat.


Remember we all have responsibility to report concerns.
  • If you have a concern over a child under 18 years - then report your concerns
  • If you are a student - speak to the class instructor or the Club Welfare Officer
  • If you are a instructor - speak to the Club Welfare Officer or Club Leader.
  • If the child is at immediate risk - follow the Incident protocols