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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

Here you will find dates and announcements about workshops, retreats, dojo community events, exam dates, holiday closures, and anything else related to what's happening at Aikido of San Diego.

January 10, 2019 Games For Good, a new 8-week class for kids ages 7-10 begins.
December 8, 2018 Exams after 9:00 class & holiday party!
November 21-24, 2018 Dojo closed for Thanksgiving. Adult open-mats may be organized.
November 10, 2018 Kidpower Safety Workshop. Call the number on the flyer to register.
September 28, 2018 Aiki Improv jam session 6:30-8:00.
September 15, 2018 Energy Elements workshop 9:00-12:00. Free to ASD members.
September 3, 2018 Dojo closed for Labor Day.
August 25, 2018 "Integrating with Ease" Workshop w/Dave Goldberg & Graeson Harris-Young.
August 10, 2018 Aiki Improv jam session 6:30-8:00.
August 4, 2018 Exams after 9:00 class & summer party!
July 4, 2018 Dojo closed for Independence Day.
June 23, 2018 Sensei teaches at 9:00. Dojo cleaning party at 10:30!
May 25, 2018 Aiki Improv jam session 6:30-8:00.
May 19, 2018 Sensei teaches at 9:00. Exams after class. Workshop after exams.
April 13, 2018 Improvisational jam session 6:30-8:00.
March 17, 2018 Skills workshop with Goldberg Sensei from 9:00-12:00.
March 2, 2018 Improvisational jam session 6:30-8:00.
February 16-18, 2018 Evolutionary Aikido 2018 with Patrick Cassidy & Dave Goldberg.
Aikido seminars and events at Aikido of San Diego

Recent Promotions

Circle of Aikido students after exams

Congratulations to the following Aikidoists for their promotions!

October 1, 2018:
Noah Lee, Orange Belt (youth)
Cole D'Agostino, Yellow Belt (youth)
Dorae Gibson, Yellow Belt (youth)

August 4, 2018:
Danel Mayo, 5 Kyu
Liam Manzo, 5 Kyu
Zach Royal, 5 Kyu
Liliana Menzie, 6 Kyu

June 6, 2018:
Mateo Rivera, Blue Belt (youth)
Peyton Platt, Orange Belt (youth)

May 19, 2018:
Marty Veprauskas, 5 Kyu
Ana Allen, 5 Kyu

February 17, 2018:
Jay Palm, 3 Dan
Linda Eskin, 2 Dan
Michael McCabe, 1 Dan
Doug Hooton, 1 Dan
Chloe Cisneros, 1 Dan
Will Garrington, 1 Dan

February 12, 2018:
Liam Manzo, Purple Belt (youth)
Lucas Trang, Purple Belt (youth)
Sammy Rivera, Green Belt (youth)
Amaya Pfister, Orange Belt (youth)
Matthew Nagal, Orange Belt (youth)
Noah Lee, Yellow Belt (youth)
Madeleine Gradek, Yellow Belt (youth)


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.


Visit Us

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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Email to info@aikidosd.com
Phone 619 993-2454 (AIKI)

Dojo phone, during class hours:
619 977-2454

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