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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



A weapons class at Aikido of San Diego, working with the bokken.

Class Schedule - Aikido for Adults and Children


BEGINNERS: All classes are open to all levels, and we always make sure that the needs of our beginning students are included in each class. More experienced students gladly take turns working with less experienced students as they focus on their own clarity and sensitivity. Everyone moves forward.

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
4:45-5:45 PM
Aikido for Kids
Ages 8-12
[Goldberg]

6:00-6:30 PM
Open Mat
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

6:30-7:30 PM
Aikido for
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

7:30-8:30 PM
Aikido for
Adults & Teens
[Palm/Kustedjo]
4:30-5:15 PM
Aikido for Kids
Ages 5-7
[Goldberg]

6:00-6:30 PM
Open Mat
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg/Staff]

6:30-8:00 PM
Aikido w/sticks
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg/Palm]
4:45-5:45 PM
Aikido for Kids
Ages 8-12
[Goldberg]

6:00-6:30 PM
Open Mat
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

6:30-7:30 PM
Aikido for
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

7:30-8:30 PM
Aikido for
Adults & Teens
[Poissonnet]
5:30-6:30 PM
Open Mat
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

6:30-8:00 PM
Aikido for
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]
5:30-8:00 PM
Aiki Cafe & Lab
various Fridays
check dates
Cafe 5:30-6:30
Lab 6:30-8:00
[Goldberg]
9:00-10:30 AM
Aikido for
Adults & Teens
Mixed w/Sticks
[Staff]
New Member Support
Before open mat
by appointment
(adults only)

Open Mat
Organized weekly
in mid-afternoon
(adults only)

Other than kids, all classes are open to all ranks.

MONDAY

4:45-5:45
Aikido for Kids
Ages 8-12
[Goldberg]

6:00-6:30
Open Mat for Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

6:30-7:30
Aikido for Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

7:30-8:30
Aikido for Adults & Teens
[Palm/Kustedjo]

TUESDAY

4:45-5:30
Aikido Action Hour
Ages 5-7
[Goldberg]

6:00-6:30
Open Mat for Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

6:30-8:00
Aikido with Sticks for Adults & Teens
[Goldberg/Palm]

WEDNESDAY

4:45-5:45
Aikido for Kids
Ages 8-12
[Goldberg]

6:00-6:30
Open Mat for Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

6:30-7:30
Aikido for Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

7:30-8:30
Aikido for Adults & Teens
[Staff]

THURSDAY

5:30-6:30
Open Mat for Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

6:30-8:00
Aikido for Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

FRIDAY

5:30-8:00
Aiki Cafe & Workshop on Various Fridays
See when they're scheduled
[Goldberg]

SATURDAY

9:00-10:30
Aikido for Adults & Teens (+sticks)
[Staff]

SUNDAY

New member support and open practice
scheduled weekly in mid-afternoon

Aikido for Adults & Teens

It is what it says—our general class open to all adult/teen members. Practice focuses on forging skills in body and mind, applying and receiving Aikido technique, falling skills, Aikido principles, and authentic embodiment. Basics transition into more complex work as it's appropriately needed.

Classes w/Sticks

This class is open to adult/teen members. It includes the work we do with the traditional Aikido weapons system, and our ongoing creative exploration through the use of implements in our training. We primarily use the wooden staff and sword, but our work is not limited to that.

Open Mat

This is a space before classes for people to put extra time into their training needs. Work on material for your next exam, ask Sensei any of your questions, or just play around with others. Beginners are encouraged to take advantage of it. On Sundays our members self-organize the open training (usually in mid afternoon). Sensei does not attend that gathering. New members who want some extra support on Sundays may arrange for more experienced members to meet them before the open mat.

Aiki Cafe & Lab

These are held on various Fridays. Check dates. The first half, Aiki Cafe, is coffee, tea, conversation, and most importantly, setting an intention for the lab that follows. The Lab is a co-created training and exploration based on what came out of the Cafe. All levels are invited.

Sign up for trial classes!


Would you like to join us a few times to see if Aikido is for you? Adult beginners may purchase, one time, up to 3 classes to participate in.

We'll contact you to schedule your first class. Any remaining classes have to be attended within two weeks.

What a great opportunity to try out this life-changing martial art for yourself.

Trial Options

Joining Us

Membership registrations are personally done with Sensei. Please plan to register before classes, or at class ending times. Allow about 25 minutes please. If you need to register another time, just email or call for an appointment. We will gladly accommodate you.

Training Visits

Experienced Aikido practitioners visiting from out of town, or locals who are full-time members in other Aikido programs are welcome. If you are here on business, visiting family, or on vacation, please come by to train! The mat fee is $15 per day. (Cash, please.)


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
Directions

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

Dojo phone, during class hours:
619 977-2454

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