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Aikido of San Diego

A full-time dojo, dedicated exclusively to teaching the martial art of Aikido since 2000. Chief Instructor, Dave Goldberg Sensei, 5th Dan.

Aikido of San Diego

A full-time dojo, dedicated exclusively to teaching the martial art of Aikido since 2000. Chief Instructor, Dave Goldberg Sensei, 5th Dan.

Aikido of San Diego

Call Us: 619 993-2454

619 993-2454

Call Us: 619 993-2454



An Evolutionary Aikido seminar at Aikido of San Diego

Calendar & Events - Aikido Seminars in San Diego

Our dojo typically hosts several major seminars each year, bringing inspiring instructors from around the country and the world. These events offer dojo members, and the larger Aikido community, the opportunity to train in an intimate environment with world-class teachers. Seminars usually fill well in advance, so we recommend registering online as soon as possible.

Here you will also find dates and details about workshops, retreats, dojo social events, and celebrations. Exam dates are listed, along with announcements of recent rank promotions.


UPCOMING EVENTS:
April 24-26, 2015 O-Sensei Revisited IV at CYO Camp, Occidental, CA.
May 1, 2015 Aikido Lounge at 6:15.
May 4, 2015 Aikido 101 4-week beginners' class begins.
May 15, 2015 Aikido Lounge at 6:15.
May 25, 2015 Dojo closed for Memorial Day
June 5, 2015 Aikido Lounge at 6:15.
June 8, 2015 Aikido 101 4-week beginners' class begins.
June 19, 2015 Aikido Lounge at 6:15.
July 3, 2015 Aikido Lounge at 6:15.
July 11, 2015 Ranking demonstrations. One class at 9:15.
August 22, 2015 Dan Exams and summer party! One class at 9:15.
Aikido seminars and events at Aikido of San Diego
PAST EVENTS:
April 18, 2015 Ranking demonstrations follow a single class at 9:15.
March 20, 2015 Aikido Lounge at 6:15.
April 6, 2015 Aikido 101 4-week beginners' class begins.
April 3, 2015 Aikido Lounge at 6:15.
March 31, 2015 New term of Aikido Action Hour begins (5-7 year-olds).
March 21, 2015 Children's exams follow a single class at 9:15.
March 2, 2015 Aikido 101 4-week beginners' class begins.
February 13-16, 2015 The Joshua Tree Evolutionary Aikido Retreat! Dojo is closed.
January 24, 2015 Ranking demonstrations follow a single class at 9:15.
January 12, 2015 Aikido 101 5-week beginners' course begins.
January 3, 2015 Special New Year training from 9:30-11:30.
December 13, 2014 Black belt exams follow a single class at 9:15. Holiday party!
October 25, 2014 Exams follow a single class at 9:15.
September 8, 2014 Aikido 101 5-week beginners' course begins.
August 24, 2014 Workshop with Senseis Richard Moon & Dave Goldberg. 10:00-2:00.
August 3, 2014 Workshop with local Senseis Goldberg, Katz, and Alvarado. 10:00-2:00.
July 26, 2014 Exams follow the 9:15 class. Summer party!
May 31, 2014 Kids exams after the 9:15 class. No regular 10:30 class.
May 2, 2014 "Aikido Lounge" Inquiry & Potluck at 6:15.
April 26, 2014 Exams follow the 9:15 class.
April 11-13, 2014 Sensei teaching at O'Sensei Revisited III at CYO Camp in Sonoma.
April 6, 2014 Workshop at Aikido Tijuana 10:00-2:00.
March 24, 2014 Aikido 101 5-week beginners' course begins.
March 14-16, 2014 Evolutionary Aikido seminar with Senseis Cassidy & Goldberg.
February 28, 2014 "Aikido Lounge" Inquiry & Potluck at 6:15
February 17, 2014 Aikido 101 5-week beginners' course begins.
January 13, 2014 Aikido 101 5-week beginners' course begins.
January 2, 2014 New Year's Training with Senseis Dave Goldberg & Steven Katz, 6:30-8:00.

Joshua Tree Evolutionary Aikido Retreat

Friday-Monday, February 13-16, 2015

Joshua Tree Evolutionary Aikido Retreat, Feb. 13-16, 2015

An exploration, through the art of Aikido, of the evolving nature of ourselves, the world, and Aikido itself.

Patrick Cassidy Sensei
Miles Kessler Sensei
Dave Goldberg Sensei

Join us at the beautiful 400-acre Joshua Tree Retreat Center, among like-minded friends, and leaders in the perspective of Evolutionary Aikido, for four days of joyful practice, inquiry, sharing, and relaxation.

Details and Registration at:
AikidoRetreat.com

Recent Promotions

Circle of Aikido students after exams

Congratulations to the following Aikidoists for their promotions!

April 18, 2015:

Will Garrington, 3 Kyu
Tom Prieto, 5 Kyu
Julie Hoyt, 6 Kyu
Amy Tarris, 6 Kyu
Shauna Thomas, 6 Kyu
Ava Perez, Blue Belt (Kids class)
Esebra Affolter, Purple Belt (Kids class)
Paz Reyes, Purple Belt (Kids class)
Matthew Perez, Orange Belt (Kids class)


January 24, 2015:

Marco Martinez, 1 Kyu
Jake Maxwell, 1 Kyu
Randy Okamura, 5 Kyu
Amanda Garrington, Yellow Belt (Kids class)


December 13, 2014:

David Kasanoff, Sho-Dan
Linda Eskin, Sho-Dan
Luke Brownell, Green Belt (Kids class)
Daniel Kim, Green Belt (Kids class)
Zachary Royal, Orange Belt (Kids class)
Timmy Royal, Orange Belt (Kids class)
Katie Valva, Orange Belt (Kids class)
Drake Howard, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Trevor DiNardo, Yellow Belt (Kids class)



Aikido of San Diego, formerly Aikido of Mission Valley, has been offering Aikido seminars, Aikido retreats, and Aikido workshops in San Diego for over a decade. We have had the privilege of training with many great instructors, including Robert Nadeau Sensei, Miles Kessler Sensei, Patrick Cassidy Sensei, Mary Heiny Sensei, Denise Barry Sensei, Kayla Feder Sensei, Teja Bell Sensei, Dan Messisco Sensei, and of course our own Dave Goldberg Sensei. Subjects have ranged from weapons retreats and exam technique workshops to major events in Evolutionary Aikido, connection, and personal development. In addition to hosting seminars at the Aikido of San Diego dojo, we have co-sponsored seminars with other San Diego area dojos, and groups of our students have traveled together to Aikido retreats and seminars throughout California.

Interested in offering your own martial arts seminars, yoga workshops, fitness classes, or exercise programs? Our facility is available for one-time or ongoing rental to any group with a peaceful agenda. Complete information about renting dojo space here.


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Observers & visiting Aikidoka are always welcome.

The dojo is 2 minutes from I-15 and I-8,
near Friars and Mission Gorge Rd

6356 Riverdale Street
San Diego, CA 92120
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