Welcome To Aikido of Petaluma

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.


Class Notes:

Sensei Noha, as part of his online classes, prepares class notes, with extensive details.  He has made his notes available to everyone.

Class Notes Topic Index

Current topic and associated class notes

Finer Experience of the I

A series of classes focusing, practicing, and developing a fuller and finer experience of the I or self.


 

We are happy to announce that we are starting children’s classes beginning February 1st!  Find more information on our Children’s Class page.


Get your Aikido of Petaluma tee shirt here:  Our awesome friend at Aiki Comics created this fantastic design that they made available for purchase here


 There are two type of ki: ordinary ki and true ki. Ordinary ki is coarse and heavy; true ki is light and versatile. In order to perform well, you have to liberate yourself from ordinary ki and permeate your organs with true ki. That is the basis of powerful technique.
– Morihei Ueshiba

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.


We are currently practicing the sword and jo katas Rinjiro Shirata Sensei transmitted to Sensei John Stevens.  Links to the Misogi No Jo and Misogi No Ken katas can be found here:

T’ai Chi Students, we have started practicing the feather sword form.  You can view one of Professor Cheng’s senior students, Ken Van Sickle perform the sword form here:

 

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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. See you on Saturday. Bob Noha ...
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Please don't access the links to the classical Aikido techniques provided by Hugh as they will cause the information to be deleted from his server.Sorry for the confusion.Bob ...
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Here is Stevens Sensei's most recent talk.BobHi,I hope you and your students are doing well.We are fine here and fortunate to be able to continue practicing in the dojo in spite of the pandemic.On our island(Hawaii Island) the eruption continues with lava and fountaining in the crater at the summit of Kilauea. Beautiful to see! One week ago we had a 6.2 magnitude earthquake off the shore. It was deep so there was no damage or tsunami, but it sure shook things up.I'm happy to share this file of Stevens Sensei's talk with you.Stay well. Aloha.In Aiki,Barbara Klein The Three Aspects of Training - Stevens Sensei ... ...
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