ASD Cherry Blossom Seminar

Aikido Shobukan Dojo 421 Butternut St NW, WASHINGTON

Aikido Shobukan Dojo is pleased to announce Saotome Shihan and Dan Messisco Sensei (7th dan) will teach at this years Seminar. We ask that seminar participants be prepared show proof of vaccination at the door. The vaccination requirement has currently been dropped but we can not guarantee that will still be true in February. Class […]


Melissa Bell Sensei at Bond st Dojo April 7-9 2023

Bond st Dojo 161 East 106th st, Ny, NY

Please join us in welcoming back Melissa Bell Sensei to Bond st Dojo. Melissa Bell (5th Dan) is chief instructor of the 12th Street Dojo in Sarasota Florida and always brings insightful dynamic training to her teaching and practice.


Charlie Page Sensei and Kerry Connell Sensei at Inaka Dojo

Inaka Dojo 704 Dixie Highway, Beecher

Inaka Dojo is pleased to host Charlie Page Sensei, 7th Dan, and Kerry Connell Sensei, 5th Dan, for a weekend of aikido exploration. Proof of Covid vaccination is required, masks are recommended but not required.  If Covid conditions warrant a change to these protocols, we'll announce it on our web page and to registered attendees. […]


Seminar with Bill Gleason Sensei

Baltimore Aikido 1750 Union Ave, Baltimore, MD

Please join us for a weekend of in-person training with Bill Gleason sensei. From 1970 to 1980 Gleason sensei studied at the world headquarters (Hombu Dojo) in Japan and also with Seigo Yamaguchi shihan. During that same period, Gleason sensei studied Japanese sword and culture. Since 1985, Gleason sensei has continued to study with Mistugi […]


Melissa Bell Sensei and Rick Hotton Sensei in Petaluma California

A convergence of serious martial artists looking to further investigate their art and discover more about what it means to be an aikidoka (or a karateka!) Two full days of training in beautiful Petaluma, CA. Don't practice your art in a bubble. Come join the exploration!  


Robin Cooper at Allegheny Aikido in Pittsburgh

Allegheny Aikido 5136 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA

Robin Cooper Sensei, 7th dan and chief instructor of Aikido of Madison, returns to Pittsburgh after many years.  Please join us for a vibrant weekend of training.   Classes will be Friday 7-9 PM, Saturday 10-noon, 3-5, and Sunday 10-noon.


Aikido of Northern Virginia Spring Retreat

Camp Round Meadow, Catoctin Mount Park, 14840 Manahan Road,, Sabillasville, MD

Aikido of Northern Virginia invites you to join Mike Lasky Sensei at Camp Round meadow to learn a set of solo training practices, so that significant development of basic essential skills can occur away from the dojo as “homework”, allowing for a more effective use of instruction time in the dojo to teach how these […]


Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan @ Nashville Aikikai May 19-21 2023

Nashville Aikikai 1701B Fatherland Street, Nashville, TN

We know you all love Ikeda Shihan and we also know you want to visit Nashville.   Plan your visit now to our East Nashville Dojo for what promises to be a rousing training experience. Our East Nashville location is 17 blocks East of Downtown and the neighborhood includes loads of Air BNBs, cool restaurants, coffee […]

Bond st Dojo 50th Anniversary Celebration

May 26-28th Save the Date! Bond St Dojo will celebrate 50 years of Aikido in Nyc, May 26-28 2023. Please join us for Aikido demonstrations, classes by ASU instructors and friends of the dojo, parties(!) community events, memories of the dojos past and our future outlook as we continue to practice this art we all […]


2023 4-Day Randori Intensive w/ George Ledyard

Aikido Eastside 13410 SE 32nd St C-3, Bellevue, WA

May 26th - 29th 2023 4-Day Randori Intensive at Aikido Eastside with George Ledyard, Aikido 7th Dan Our first randori intensive in three years! If any one thing stands out about the Aikido of Mitsugi Saotome Shihan, it is his randori work. The randori demonstrations Saotome Sensei performed during his tenure at the Aikido Hombu […]


A Weapons Seminar with Melissa Bell Sensei

North Florida School of Aikido 1535-1 Capital Circle NW, Tallahassee , FL

Melissa Bell Sensei (5th dan) is the head Aikido instructor at the Sarasota Budokan Dojo in Sarasota, Florida.  She started her training in 1992 as a direct student  of Mitsugi Saotome Shihan (ASU) in Washington D.C.  She is widely known for her work in the ASU weapons katas and techniques.


Special Seminar with Robin Cooper and Tres Hofmeister Chicago Aikikai

Chicago Aikikai 1444 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL

Chicago Aikikai is proud to present a special two-7th dan instructor seminar on June 9th - 11th. This is one of four nanadan (7th dan) instructor pairings around the U.S. under the umbrella “Bringing Saotome Sensei’s Legacy Forward” sponsored by Aikido Schools of Ueshiba (ASU). The theme of our June seminar is “Spontaneous Adaptation to Changing Circumstances". […]


Annual Montana Summer Seminar with John Messores 7th Dan

Mountain West Aikido: Livingston 1313 West Park St., Livingston, MT

Join MWA and our Montana aiki community June 23 - 25, 2023 in a weekend of fun and solid training at our Livingston MT dojo, one of the last BEST Places - Livingston Montana! Use the event link to see more details of the entire weekend of activities. Come for the Aikido - Stay for […]


Tres Hofmeister Sensei Seminar

Aikido School of Central Ohio, Inc. 4554 Indianola Ave, Columbus, OH

Seminar at Aikido School of Central Ohio in Columbus, Oh Friday 6:30-8:30pm Saturday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 2:30pm-4pm Sunday 10:30 am -12 noon $150 for the weekend $50 per class


ASU Summer Camp 2023

Aikido Shobukan Dojo 421 Butternut St NW, WASHINGTON

Save  the Dates: July 1 -5 Summer Camp with Saotome Sensei in Washington DC Details to follow

Meredith Abel Sensei @ Nashville Aikikai – July 14 – 16 2023

Nashville Aikikai 1701B Fatherland Street, Nashville, TN

You want to visit Nashville and you want to improve your Aikido Ukemi.   Now is the time to join us in our East Nashville Dojo as we host Meredith Abel Sensei for a weekend seminar focusing on Ukemi.   Our school is 17 blocks and across the River from Downtown and our East Nashville Lockeland Springs […]

Ikeda Sensei at Allegheny Aikido in Pittsburgh

Allegheny Aikido 5136 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA

Please join us for Ikeda Sensei's third annual seminar in Pittsburgh.  Classes will be Friday 7-9 PM, Saturday 10-noon, 3-5 PM, and Sunday 10-noon.


Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan, Kimberly Richardson 6th Dan and Lee Crawford 6th Dan

Two Cranes Institute 8512 20th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

Please join us for a weekend seminar hosted by Aikido Northshore and Two Cranes Institute featuring Hiroshi Ikeda, Kimberly Richardson and Lee Crawford. All classes will be held at Two Cranes Institute, 8512 20th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115.

Seminar with John Messores Sensei 7th Dan

North Florida School of Aikido 1535-1 Capital Circle NW, Tallahassee , FL

North Florida School of Aikido is proud to announce a seminar with John Messores Sensei 7th dan September 15-17, 2023.  Messores Sensei is one of the most senior instructors in ASU and one of the original students in the United States of Mitsugi Saotome Shihan, master instructor of Aikido and direct student of Morihei Ueshiba […]


Cyndy Hayashi Shihan at Aikido of Northern Virginia

Aikido of Northern Virginia First Presbyterian Church, 601 N. Vermont St, Arlington, VA

Cyndy Hayashi Shihan, 7th Dan, a student of Doran Sensei for over 40 years, willbe joining us for a rare east coast visit. She has trained in France, Germany,Switzerland, Austria, England and assorted cities in the United States. She hastaught seminars and classes in the U.S., Israel and France. Her main emphasis is theenjoyment of […]


Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan

Shindai Aikikai Dojo 1940 Brengle Ave., Orlando, FL

Any Aikido practitioner serious about their growth beyond mechanical waza can not afford to miss this seminar. As only Ikeda Sensei can illuminate the foundations of our art form. Make 2023 a milestone in your training.