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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 26, 2014 Exams follow the 9:15 class.
May 2, 2014 "Aikido Lounge" Inquiry & Potluck at 6:15
May 26, 2014 Dojo closed for Memorial Day.
September 8, 2014 Aikido 101 5-week beginners' course begins.
February 13-16, 2015 The Joshua Tree Evolutionary Aikido Retreat!
An Aikido seminar at Aikido of San Diego
PAST EVENTS:
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.
December 14, 2013 All-dojo training at 10:00. Holiday party to follow at Sensei's home!
December 6-8, 2013 Seminar w/ Robert Nadeau Shihan & Mary Heiny Sensei
November 16, 2013 Exams follow the 9:15 class.
November 8, 2013 "Aikido Lounge" Inquiry & Potluck at 6:15
October 18-20, 2013 Evolutionary Aikido seminar in Reno, NV.
October 4, 2013 Free intro workshop. More info and RSVP at: This is Aikido.
September 6, 2013 Free intro workshop. More info and RSVP at: This is Aikido.
September 3, 2013 New term of Aikido Action Hour begins (5-7 year-olds).
September 2, 2013 Closed for Labor Day.
August 17, 2013 Exams follow the 9:15 class.
August 2, 2013 Free intro workshop. More info and RSVP at: This is Aikido.
July 20, 2013 Dan exam after regular classes.
July 5, 2013 Free intro workshop. More info and RSVP at: This is Aikido.
July 4, 2013 Closed for Independence Day.
June 8, 2013 Exams & Spring/Summer BBQ at Sensei's home.
June 7, 2013 Free intro workshop. More info and RSVP at: This is Aikido.
May 27, 2013 Closed for Memorial Day.
May 17-19, 2013 Sensei teaching at "O-Sensei Revisited" in Sonoma.
May 3, 2013 Free intro workshop. More info and RSVP at: This is Aikido.
April 5, 2013 Free intro workshop. More info and RSVP at: This is Aikido.
April 2, 2013 New term of Aikido Action Hour begins (5-7 year-olds).
March 20, 2013 Kids' class exams at 5:15.
March 17, 2013 Aikido In Focus Workshop.. 10:00-1:00.
March 9, 2013 Exams follow the 9:15 class.
February 1, 2013 Free introductory workshop, This is Aikido. Arrive by 6:00.
January 20, 2013 Seminar/exams at Aikido Tijuana with Goldberg Sensei.
January 15, 2013 TRY AIKIDO NIGHT for adults. Arrive by 6:00 PM.
January 8, 2013 New term of Aikido Action Hour begins (5-7 year-olds).
January 4-6, 2013 Evolutionary Aikido Seminar w/Senseis Miles Kessler & Dave Goldberg.

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!

February 8, 2014:

Eric Sun, 1 Kyu
Aislinn Nolan, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Donte Wyatt Jr, Yellow Belt (Kids class)


November 16, 2013:

He Ran, 2 Kyu
Jean Whitney, 4 Kyu
Chloe Cisneros, 4 Kyu
Will Garrington, 4 Kyu
Emily Ozaki, Purple Belt (Kids class)
Marti Glovinsky, Purple Belt (Kids class)
Conner Olivas, Orange Belt (Kids class)
Esebra Affolter, Orange Belt (Kids class)
Gabrielle Affolter, Orange Belt (Kids class)
Luke Brownell, Yellow Belt (Kids class)


August 17th, 2013:

Roger Wellington-Oguri, 1 Kyu
Cathe Young, 1 Kyu
Ryan Coons, 4 Kyu
Rick Gessner, 5 Kyu
Pedro Ruiz-Castro, 6 Kyu
Paz Reyes, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Wyatt Curmak, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Rodolfo Aguilar, Yellow Belt (Kids class)


July 20, 2013:

Michael Hancock, Ni-Dan


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 located 2 minutes from I-15 and I-8, near Friars Road and Mission Gorge Road.

Aikido of San Diego
6356 Riverdale Street
San Diego, CA 92120

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619 977-2454

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