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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:
December 24-27, 2014 Dojo closed for Christmas.
Dec 31-Jan 1, 2015 Dojo closed for New Year's eve/day.
January 3, 2015 Special New Year training from 9:30-11:30.
January 12, 2015 Aikido 101 5-week beginners' course begins.
January 24, 2015 Exams follow a single class at 9:15.
February 13-16, 2015 The Joshua Tree Evolutionary Aikido Retreat!
An Aikido seminar at Aikido of San Diego
PAST EVENTS:
December 13, 2014 Black belt exams follow a single class at 9:15. Holiday party!
November 27-29, 2014 Dojo closed for Thanksgiving.
October 25, 2014 Exams follow a single class at 9:15.
September 8, 2014 Aikido 101 5-week beginners' course begins.
September 1, 2014 Dojo is closed for Labor Day.
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.
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!

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)


October 25, 2014:

He Ran, 1 Kyu
Chloe Cisneros, 3 Kyu
Tom DiNardo, 5 Kyu
Todd Cuffaro, 5 Kyu
Emily Ozaki, Blue Belt (Kids class)
Marti Glovinsky, Belt (Kids class)
Donte Wyatt Jr, Orange Belt (Kids class)
Matthew Perez, Yellow Belt (Kids class)


August 26, 2014:

Ryan Coons, 3 Kyu
Nathaniel Kim, 4 Kyu
Sean Daley, 4 Kyu
Conner Olivas, Green Belt (Kids class)
Paz Reyes, Green Belt (Kids class)
Esebra Affolter, Green Belt (Kids class)
Gabrielle Affolter, Green Belt (Kids class)
Sophia Valva, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Katie Valva, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Gabby Shelby, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Hannah Olivas, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Zach Royal, Yellow Belt (Kids class)
Timmy Royal, Yellow Belt (Kids class)


April 26, 2014:

Michael McCabe, 2 Kyu
Susan Zhang, 4 Kyu
Wyatt Curmak, Orange Belt (Kids class)
Mason Reyes, Yellow Belt (Kids class)


February 8, 2014:

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