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Aikido of Petaluma is very happy to announce the promotion of Charlie Stapp to yondan (4th degree black belt). Charlie began Aikido training in 1987 under Bob Noha Sensei and achieved his shodan (1st degree black belt) in 1994. He teaches our Tuesday classes and is a great benefit to everyone in the dojo. Congratulations, Charlie! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_BG4VyGVsw]Read more
Sensei Robert Noha frequently contributes to the Aikido Journal and has recently reviewed the book “Journey to the Heart of Aikido: The Teachings of Motomichi Anno” by Linda Holiday. You can find the full review here: http://blog.aikidojournal.com/2013/09/05/journey-to-the-heart-of-aikido-the-teachings-of-motomichi-anno-by-linda-holiday/Read more
Hiroshi Kato sensei performs variations of ikkyo with bokken at Suganami Aikikai in San Francisco, CA [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIwdxVyx2Vg]Read more
The following is an announcement from Aikido of Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, CA. For more information please refer to: http://www.aikidosantacruz.org/events.html Linda Holiday Sensei’s long-awaited book, Journey to the Heart of Aikido: The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, will be released on September 10! Click here to pre-order, and to read the book description and the amazing endorsements the book has already received!! “This book is a treasure of wisdom from the heart of a true ...Read more
Aikido of Petaluma has been offering gentle martial and energy arts for the pressures of daily life since 1983. Our training emphasizes personal growth and development within the medium of a martial art. Our instructors offer a supportive, joyful and diverse training environment.Beginners are welcome and encouraged to observe and participate in any of our classes.