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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

Aikido of San Diego members.

Joining the Dojo

When you become a member of Aikido of San Diego you become part of a dojo community dedicated to ongoing learning and development. With that said, your financial commitment is always only month-to-month, and without any hidden fees. Your monthly dues not only gain you access to our classes, they sustain the dojo, the ideals on which it's predicated, and further the work and energy that's cultivated through us. Below you will find all of our membership options.

Adult/Teen Program

Monthly dues are $115. For one monthly rate, go to as many classes as we have scheduled for you during the week. Join us in our weekly open trainings, too.

Attention families… each additional person in the household receives a $10/month discount.

See our class schedule

Aikido Youth, 8-12

Monthly dues are $90, and include both weekly classes for this age group. Many children have been with us for years, and continue into the adult program.

Each additional child registered in this class is discounted $10/month.

More about our Children's Program

Aikido Action Hour, 5-7

We offer three 10-week sessions of this popular class each year. It's only $129, and includes a uniform the first time you sign up.

This fun and lively class fills quickly each term, so register early!

More about Aikido Action Hour & Secure Online Registration

Ready to begin? Come in, sign up, get started.

Once you have decided to take this step, joining the dojo is easy. You can begin training right away. Come in and speak with Sensei. He personally handles all registrations.

Please consult our class schedule to see when Goldberg Sensei is in. Plan to register before or after those classes. Allow about 30 minutes please. If you need to register another time, just call for an appointment. We will gladly accommodate you.

Beginners - Special Introductory Package!

For a limited time, start your membership with this package only available to those with no Aikido experience:

**Get a free quality uniform when you sign up for your first two months of membership**

That's only $230 for adults/teens, and $180 for kids 8-12!

Morihei Ueshiba - O Sensei - The Founder of Aikido

"The art of peace begins with you. Work on yourself and your task in the art of peace. Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here for no other purpose than to realize your sanctity and manifest your inner enlightenment. Foster peace in your own life, and then apply the art to all that you encounter."

Morihei Ueshiba "O-Sensei"
Founder of Aikido

Not ready to join us yet? You are welcome to observe a class, or sign up for a trial period.

New for 2017!
Try Aikido for 2 Weeks

Are you new to Aikido? Considering joining us, but you really just want to try it for a couple weeks first? Here's your chance while the offer lasts.

Register below for your trial period of Aikido for only $49!

No uniform is necessary. Just wear typical training clothes for easy movement.

This offer is only available one time for adults with no Aikido experience. After a trial period, regular monthly fees apply and a uniform is required for training.

Choose your trial period

Aikido of San Diego Retreat
Kayla Feder Sensei & Dave Goldberg Sensei

This dojo retreat and outdoor training in the Cuyamaca Mountains of San Diego is just one of the many kinds of events available to dojo members. Aikido of San Diego is a thriving dojo community, offering seminars, workshops, open-mat practice sessions, and social events.

In Aikido we train to reduce our habitual reactivity to situations, and to resolve conflict in non-destructive ways. Aikido training is not about strength, force, or extreme athleticism. It is available for all levels of fitness, all ages, and all body types. Aikido is a great activity for families, couples, and anyone wishing to develop as a more centered, grounded, freer person. We hope you will join us!


Member - Susan Zhang

Susan Zhang

I started training a bit after I started graduate school and realized I needed to implement some kind of exercise regimen for my health. Going to the gym really, really, did not appeal. I decided that I wanted to try something new and to push the limits of what I thought I could do – to expand my comfort zones a little.

Aikido is what I found after some research into the different types of martial art classes available in the area. I decided to give it a shot. I kept on training because it turned out to be a really good way to de-stress in between long hours in the laboratory – and because it's fun.

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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Connect with Us

We would love to hear from you!

To reach Goldberg Sensei
with any of your Aikido
or dojo-related questions

Email to
Phone 619 993-2454 (AIKI)

Dojo phone, during class hours:
619 977-2454

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