Welcome To Aikido of Petaluma

Fire update 10-29-2019: Classes will be held as usual on Tuesday and Thursday.


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 In our techniques we enter completely into, blend totally with, and control firmly an attack. Strength resides where one's ki is concentrated and stable; confusion and maliciousness arise when ki stagnates.
– 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:

28,15,0,50,1
600,600,60,1,5000,1000,25,2000
90,300,1,50,12,25,50,1,70,12,1,50,1,1,1,5000
Sensei Robert Noha, Chief Instructor
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Aikido of Petaluma
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Energy process class
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Sensei Noha instructing in Yang Style T'ai Chi
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Circle Center practice
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Warming up at beginning of Aikido class
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The shomen at Aikido of Petaluma
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A student in Energy Process class
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Bill Misson performing Ikkyo
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Students perform push hands in tai chi
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Sensei demonstrating proper positioning
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Aikido students during rolling practice
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the class performing block, parry, punch
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Student demonstrate free form techniques
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Circle Center practice
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students discuss concepts in energy class
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Golden pheasant stands on one leg
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The shomen at Aikido of Petaluma
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Rolling practice at beginning of class
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Stained glass of Aikido characters made by Sensei's wife
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