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...
Abigail Portnoj successfully completed her Kendo Sanandan Test. Congratulation Abigail! Youtube Video of test
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.
As part of the dan testing and presentations essays were created. They are available on our Reference page.
Paul Rest has recently joined our school and on October 24th he successfully tested for the rank of yondan. Congratulations!
Linda morris successfully tests for the rank of shodan at Aikido of Petaluma, October 17th, 2015
Here is our student, Ben Piper, demonstrating techniques for the rank of sandan, on October 17th 2015.
This is an article that appeared in the Argus Courier in 2003 that spotlighted Sensei Noha and his celebration of 20 years at Aikido of Petaluma. At the time of this post, Sensei Noha has been teaching in Petaluma for 32 years. For 20 years, Noha has been...
We had some fun with slo mo and shiho giri. We practice ken and jo during the last part of class on Tuesdays. This was a great session where we practiced shiho and happo giri.