John Stevens Sensei was recently interviewed on bodedit.com where he speaks candidly about his recovery from cancer, how his Aikido training helped him through this process, and how the spiritual nature of Aikido has helped him move from towards the light in the face of adversity. “One reason we train is to...
Sensei Noha has written a wonderful review of the book “Aikido: My Spiritual Journey” by the late Gozo Shioda Sensei: Review of Aikido: My Spiritual Journey By Gozo Shioda Afterword by Yasuhisa Shioda Compiled and Translated by Jacques Payet and Christopher Johnson Published by Kodansha USA ISBN 978-1-56836-411-7 202...
Please congratulate Dennis Goss on achieving the rank of 5th kyu, Diego Mtz Mendiola for achieving the rank of 3rd kyu, and Liam Robertson for 2nd kyu! Dennis Goss Diego Mtz Mendiola Liam Robertson
Footage from California Aikido Association hachi dan celebration of Senseis Frank Doran and Bob Nadeau. Video courtesy of Jack Wada sensei and the California Aikido Association.
The seminar is open to all students, if you choose. Sugawara Tetsutaka Sensei Location: Hoshin Kan Martial Arts, 51 Middle Rincon Road, Santa Rosa Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM (get there early) Cost: $20 (if financial challenge, see Sensei Noha) Bring Bokken and Jo. (if you do not have...
Exploring the Secret Teachings of Aikido Date: April 9th & 10th See details and how to make reservations.
Aikido of Petaluma wishes you a joyous holiday season. Please note that we will be closed December 24th, 2015 and December 31st, 2015. We will be open with regularly scheduled classes the rest of days.
The photos of the John Stevens seminar on July 11th are available here.
Here is Aldo Quezada and Nancy Vayhinger’s nidan exam, taken at our spring seminar at the Western Aikido Association’s dojo, Sofia University, Palo Alto CA, 4/19/2015. Congratulations again!
Here is Richard Squeri’s shodan exam, taken at our spring seminar at the Western Aikido Association’s dojo, Sofia University, Palo Alto CA, 4/19/2015. Great job Richard!