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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.

October 14-16, 2016 "Aikido, Play, and Process" w/ Vince Salvatore Sensei & Dave Goldberg Sensei.
November 23-26, 2016 Dojo closed for Thanksgiving.
December 3, 2016 Exams after class. Holiday party at Sensei's home!
December 22-26, 2016 Dojo closed for Christmas.
Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2017 Dojo closed for New Year's.
January 3, 2017 Aikido Action Hour for 5-7 year-olds begins again.
January 6, 2017 Aikido Lounge at 6:15. Open to anyone interested in Aikido. Try it out!
January 7, 2017 Special New Year training 10:00-12:00.
February 17-19, 2017 Evolutionary Aikido seminar with Cassidy Sensei & Goldberg Sensei.
February 25, 2017 Exams follow the 9:00 class.
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!

December 3, 2016:
Scott Bjerke, Ni-Dan
Laura Fleisch, Ni-Dan
Sean Daley, 2 Kyu
Amy Tarris, 4 Kyu

September 12, 2016:
Zach Royal, Purple Belt (kids' class)
Timmy Royal, Purple Belt (kids' class)
Donte Wyatt Jr, Purple Belt (kids' class)

August 29, 2016:
Jorge Naranjo, 5 Kyu

August 22, 2016:
Julian Barajas, 5 Kyu

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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Phone 619 993-2454 (AIKI)

Dojo phone, during class hours:
619 977-2454

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