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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


Unless marked for kids, all classes are for the adult/teen program and open to all levels.
Stay tuned for a schedule adjustment in September.
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
4:45-5:45 PM
Aikido for Kids
Ages 8-12
[Goldberg]

6:15-7:15 PM
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

7:20-8:20 PM
Adults & Teens
[Palm/Kustedjo]
7:15-8:15 AM
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

4:30-5:15 PM
Aikido for Kids
Ages 5-7
[Goldberg]

6:15-7:15 PM
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

7:20-8:20 PM
Adults & Teens
[Poissonnet]
4:45-5:45 PM
Aikido for Kids
Ages 8-12
[Goldberg]

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

6:30-8:00 PM
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]
7:15-8:15 AM
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

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

6:30-8:00 PM
Adults & Teens
Mixed w/sticks
[Goldberg]

6:15-7:45 PM
Workshops on
various Fridays
dates / topics
[Goldberg]
9:00-10:30 AM
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)

All classes are open to all ranks.
Stay tuned for a small schedule adjustment in September.

MONDAY

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

6:15-7:15
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

7:20-8:20
Adults & Teens
[Palm/Kustedjo]

TUESDAY

4:30-5:15
Aikido Action Hour
Ages 5-7
[Goldberg]

6:15-7:15
Adults & Teens
[Goldberg]

7:20-8:20
Adults & Teens
[Poissonnet]

WEDNESDAY

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

6:00-6:30
Open Mat
[Goldberg]

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

THURSDAY

5:30-6:30
Open Mat
[Goldberg]

6:30-8:00
Adults & Teens, w/sticks
[Goldberg]

FRIDAY

6:15-7:45
Workshops
Various Fridays
See when they're scheduled
[Goldberg]

SATURDAY

9:00-10:30
Adults & Teens, w/sticks
[Staff]

SUNDAY

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

Adults & Teens

This is 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. Some of these classes in the six o'clock hour may be replaced by The Ultimate Aikido Beginners' Course when it's in session.

Mixed 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 on Wednesdays and Thursdays 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.

Friday Workshops

These are held on various Fridays and cover focused topics. Possibilities include exam content review, freestyle jam sessions, explorations into technique, sword and staff variations, etc. There are no limits on potential topics. All levels are welcome unless noted otherwise. Check dates and topics.

Just want to try it out?


Take The Ultimate Aikido Beginners' Course. It's a systematic 4-week course designed to give you a practical and dimensional taste of the art.

There are both Mon/Wed and Tue/Thu schedules available. Go to the main page for the course or just register below.

The Ultimate Aikido Beginners' Course is only open to adults with no Aikido experience.

Course Options

Joining Us

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.

Goldberg Sensei is normally at the dojo Monday through Thursday afternoons and evenings, and various Fridays and Saturday mornings.

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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