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DOJO DIRECTORY
CALIFORNIA

Chushinkan Dojo
7212 Orangethorpe Ave #8
Buena Park, CA 90621

Class schedule:
Mondays,Wednesdays: 6:30 - 9:00PM 
Tuesdays, Thursdays: 6:30 - 8:30PM
Saturdays: 9:30 - 11:00AM

For information:
James Nakayama
(714) 523-2255
info@chushin.com

Affiliation: Aikido Association of America

  

Aikido of Diablo Valley
1674 Challenge Drive
Concord, CA 94520

Monday through Friday - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays - 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

For Information:
Shari Dyer
(925) 676-6763
aikido@advdojo.org

Affiliation: Aikido Schools of Ueshiba (ASU)

 

Shuyokan Martial Arts Center
1360 Logan Suite #108
Costa Mesa, California
92626

Class Schedule:
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs - 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Tuesdays, Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:30 AM, 11:00 AM - 12:30pm
Saturdays - 7:30 - 9:00 AM

Children
Wednesdays - 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Saturdays - 9:00 - 10:15 AM
10:15 - 11:15 AM

For Information:
(714) 557 - 6372
SenseiDye@aol.com

Affiliation:
International Yoshinkan Aikido Federation (IYAF)
 

  

  Aikido Doshinokai
10816 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

Class Schedule:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri - 6:00 - 8:30 PM
 Saturdays - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

For Information:
Haruo Matsuoka, 5th Dan
(310) 765 - 4769
aikido@doshinokai.com

Affiliation: Aikikai

 

Aikido of Alamo
America's Best Karate of Danville
321 Hartz Avenue
Danville, California
 94526

Tuesday and Thursdays - 7:00 to 8:30 AM

For Information:
Scott Berg
(925) 837-7251
scott@bergmail.com

Affliliation: 
Suginami Aikido San Francisco 

     

East Bay Aikido
1446 Leimert Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94602

Class Schedule:
Mondays and Fridays: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Tuesdays and Thursdays:
9:30 - 10:30 AM, 6:00 - 6:45 PM, 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Wednesdays: 6:00- 6:45 PM

Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 - 11:30 AM

For Information:
Tom Gambell
(510) 531-0303
sensei@eastbayaikido.com

Affiliation:
California Aikido Association

 

Shuto Dojo
1556 Corte Capriana
Escondido, CA U.S.A.
92026

Class Schedule:
None
Private Dojo, by invitation and appointment

For Information:
Greg C. Bieg
(760) 735 - 8291
Bieg21@msn.com

Affiliation: Independent

  

Tri City Aikido
4673 Thornton Ave. Suite 6
Fremont, California
94536

Class Schedule:
Sundays - 9:30 - 11:00AM, 11:00 - 11:30AM
Monday through Thursday - 6:30 - 8:00PM,
8:00 - 8:30PM

For Information:
Anthony Campagna

(510) 742-8321

Nightcap1@aol.com

  

AIKI BUDO KAN
(510) 742-8321
37111 Post St. Suite E
Fremont, California

Monday, Wednesday
(Children) - 5:15 - 6:15p.m.
(Adults-Basics) - 6:30 - 7:30p.m.
(Intermediate/Advanced) - 7:30 - 8:30p.m

Tuesday, Thursday
(Adults-Basics) - 6:30 - 7:30p.m.
(Intermediate/Advanced) - 7:30 - 8:30p.m

Saturday
(Children) - 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

For Information:
Anthony Campagna
(510) 742-8321
aikibudo1@aol.com

 

     

Yoshinkan Kenshu - Huntington Beach
SHINDOKAN AIKIDO DOJO
at Marutani Karate Dojo
17661 Beach Blvd,
Huntington Beach, CA
92647-6843

Class Schedule:
Sunday - 10:00 - 11:00 AM Children
Sunday 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sunday 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:15 AM
Tuesday 8:45 - 10:15 PM
Wednesday 8:45 - 10:15 PM
Thursday 10:00 - 11:15 AM
Thursday 8:45 - 10:15 PM

For Information:
(949) 495 - 9216

 

 

Yoshinkan Aikido
Irvine Kenshu Center
(In the Bujinkan Budo Dojo/Lifeskills Martial Arts)
15315 Culver Drive Suite #150
Irvine, CA 92604-3050


Class Schedule:
Tuesdays - 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Thursday - 7:00 - 8:30 PM

For Information:
(949) 495 - 9216

 

Ikazuchi Dojo
4213 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA

Class Schedule:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
6:30 - 7:30 PM - Beginners
7:30 - 8:30 PM - Intermediates

Saturdays
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Mixed Aikido

For Information:
Haruo Matsuoka, 5th Dan
(949) 509 - 0001
info@ikazuchi.com

Affiliation: Aikikai Hombu
 

    

American Institute of Martial Arts
Aikido/Aiki-Jitsu
119 N. Livermore Ave.
Livermore, California
94550

Class Schedule:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
7:00 - 8:30 PM

For Information:
Jim McElhanon
(925) 371-6062
aikido@caaikido.com

Affiliation:
Independent

  

   California State University 
Long Beach Seidokan Aikido

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach CA 90840

Class schedule:
Mondays - 6:00 - 8:00 PM (beginning)
Wednesdays - 6:00 - 7:00 PM (beginning)
7:00 - 9:00 PM (general)

Thursdays - 6:00 - 8:00 PM (general)

For Information:
Larry Wadahara, 6th Dan
Chris Williams, 3rd Dan
Daniel Collins, 2nd Dan
Ben Kingsbury, 2nd Dan
Chris Savides, 2nd Dan

daniel@seidokan.net

Style: Seidokan
Affiliation: Aikido Institute of America (AIA)

      

Aikido of Beverly Hills
8182 Sunset Blvd. #201
Los Angeles, CA

For information:
Gregory Hofler
gihofler@earthlink.net
(323) 654-8882

Class schedule:
Mondays,Tuesdays: 8:30 - 9:30pm
Wednesdays: 8:00 - 9:30pm
Sundays: 8:30 - 9:30am.

Affiliation: Tozai Aikidokai

   

City Aikido and Swordsmanship
of Los Angeles

621 South Avenue 21
Los Angeles, California
90031

Class Schedule:
Monday through Friday
(Aikido) 6:30 - 7:45 PM

Thursdays
(Iaido) 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday
(Children) 9:15 - 10:15 AM

Sunday
(Iaido) 9:30 - 10:30 AM
(Aikido) 10:45 - 12:15 PM

For Information:
Kazuho Nishida, 5th Dan
(323) 225-8129
dojoinfo@cityaikidola.com
knishida@aol.com

Affiliation:
USAF Eastern Region

 

Newport Beach Aikikai
4533 MacArthur Blvd
Newport Beach, CA
92660

Class Schedule:
(adults)
Mon, Wed, Fri - 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Mon - Fri - 12:15 - 1:00 PM
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Mon - Thurs - 7:15 - 8:15 PM (Wed advanced class)
Saturdays and Sundays - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday - 12:15 - 1:00 PM (weapons)

Class Schedule:
(children)
Tues, Wed, Thurs -  5:00 - 5:45 PM (Wed advanced class)
Saturday - 9:30 - 10:30 AM
For Information:
Gentil Pennewaert, 5th Dan
(949) 553 - 0160
sensei@sensei-p.com
Affiliation: USAF
 

Los Angeles Aikikai
8929 Ellis Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90034

Class Schedule:
Monday through Thursday: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Friday: No Classes
Saturday: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Sunday: 8:00-9:30 AM (Yudansha 1st Sunday)
9:30-11:30 AM

For Information:
Chief Instructor:
Daniel Mizukami, 6th Dan
or
Don Metcalf
(310) 838-7557
dmetcalf@laaikikai.com

Affiliation:
Aikido World Headquarters, Japan

    

Redlands Aikikai
721 S. Nevada Street, Suite 305
Redlands, CA 92373
92373

Class Schedule:
Mondays: 6:30 - 8:00 PM - Beginners

Tuesdays and Thursdays:
 2:00 - 3:30  PM - CSUSB class
7:00 - 8:00 PM -  Ki Class
8:00 - 9:00 PM - Open

Wednesdays:
5:30 - 6:45 PM - Advanced
7:00 - 8:00 PM - Kendo

Fridays:
5:30 - 6:45 PM - Basics

Saturdays:
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Ki class
or
Special Events (TBA)

Sundays:
6:30 - 8:00 PM - Aikido Weapons

For Information:
Chetan Prakash
(909) 335 - 5411
cprakash@csusb.edu

Affiliation:
Aikido Schools of Ueshiba

 

Victory Dojo
Seidokan Aikido
18411 Victory Blvd.
Reseda, California

Class Schedule
Adults, Tu, Th, - 7:00 - 9:15 PM
Saturday - 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Children Tu, 6:00 PM, Sa 9:00 AM

For Information:
(818) 772-4311
VictoryDojo@Earthlink.Net

Mailing address:
Victory Dojo Seidokan Aikido
P.O. Box 2151
Winnetka, CA 91396 

Affiliation: Seidokan Aikido

  

Seikeikan Dojo
Aikido Yoshinkan Sacramento (IYAF)
Orangevale Recreation and Park District
6745 Hazel Ave
Orangevale, CA 95662

Class Schedule:
Tuesdays: 7:30 - 10:00 PM - Adults/Teens
Thursdays: 7:30 - 10:00 PM - Adults/Teens
7:30 - 8:30 PM - Youth

Saturdays: 7:30 - 8:25 AM - Adults/Teens
8:30 - 9:30 AM - Youth

For Information:
Steven Miranda
(916) 989 - 6023
AYSDojo@seikeikan.com

Affiliation:
International Yoshinkan Aikido Federation (IYAF)
    

Aikido of Mission Valley
4562 Alvarado Canyon Rd
Suite O
San Diego, CA 92120

Class Schedule:
Mondays and Wednesdays:
6:00 - 7:00 PM - Basics
7:15 - 8:15 PM - Ranked Students

Tuesdays and Thursdays:
10:00 - 11:00 AM Open
6:30 - 8:00 PM Open

Fri:
Fri: 6:00 - 7:30 PM - Open

Sat:
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Open
10:15 - 11:00 PM - Advanced

Kids Class:
Mon, Wed - 4:45 - 5:45 PM

For Information:
(619) 993-AIKI (2454)
dave@aikido-missionvalley.com

Affiliation: CAA

   

Suginami Aikikai
of San Francisco

141 11th Street
San Francisco, CA
94103

Class schedule:
Mon - Fri 7:30 - 8:30AM, 12:00AM - 1:00PM
 6:30-8:00PM 
Sat - 10:00 - 11:30AM, Sun - 4:00 - 5:30PM

For Information:
James Friedman
(415) 777-2833
dumbee@earthlink.net

Affiliation: Hombu Dojo - Hiroshi Kato, 8th Dan

  

Bay Marin Aikido
1345 Via Sessi
San Rafael, CA 94901

For Information:
Hans Goto, 6th Dan
(415) 455 - 0971
info@baymarinaikido.com

Affiliation:
Aikido Association of Northern California.

    


Blue Sky Aiki Dojo
26516 Golden Valley Rd., Suite 302
Santa Clarita, CA. 91350

For Information:
(661) 250-9147
David Greenlaw, 3rd Dan
blueskyaiki@earthlink.net
(661) 250-9147

Schedule:
T, Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM, 7:00 - 9:00PM
W, F 6:00 - 8:00PM
Sat 12:00 - 2:00PM

Children's Class:
T, Th  5:15 - 6:15PM
Sat 10:15AM - 11:15AM

Affiliation: Koichi Barrish, Kannagara Jinja

  

Aikido of Silicon Valley
Duane Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA

Mondays - Fridays: 6:30 - 7:30 AM
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Saturdays: 10:00 - 11:30 AM, Weapons 11:45 -12:45PM

For Information:
Michael O'Quin
(408) 506 - 7846

Iwama

      

Aikido Academy of San Gabriel Japanese Community
5019 N. Encinatas
Temple City, CA 91780
(818) 286-9850

Francis Takahashi, 6th Dan

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

FIRST CLASS
: 7:00pm-7:50pm
BASICS : 8:00pm-8:50pm
ADVANCED : 9:00pm-10pm


SUNDAYS

Open: 9:00 am-10:30 am
Weapons: 10:30 am-11:30 am


Directions:
Located near the Pasadena area, exit 210 at South Rosemead Blvd., left on Broadway Ave. and
right on Encinita Ave. (The dojo is housed in the San Gabriel Japanese community center).

Affiliation: Aikikai-Hombu Dojo
Aikikai Associates - West Coast

      

Shotakekan Aikido Dojo
11554 Santa Monica Blvd.
W. Los Angeles, California
90025

Class Schedule:

Mondays - Fridays
Ryu Te - 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Aikido - 8:15 - 9:15 PM

Saturdays, Sundays:
Aikido - 9:00 - 10:30 AM
Ryu Te - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

For Information:
Robert Bryner, 6th Dan
Chikako Higa Bryner, 3rd Dan
(310) 445 - 0080
info@thedojousa.com
(310) 445 - 0080

Affiliation:
Aikido -
Shoji Nishio, 8th Dan
Taika Oyata, Ryu Te Kempo

 

   

Westlake Village Aikido
at John Alster's American Karate
30845 Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Westlake Village, CA 91361

David Alexander, 6th Dan

Monday & Thursday: 8:00 - 9:00PM
Tuesday & Friday: 7:30 - 8:30PM
Wednesday: 7:00 - 8:00PM

For information:
Christopher Field
(805) 405-6555
itto0gami@mac.com

Affiliation: Iwama

   

Makoto Dojo
3026 Telegraph Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 641-0447

Larry Reynosa, 5th Dan
lreynosa@makotodojo.com

       



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1978 C. Matrasko

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