Aikido of Santa Cruz

True Victory is Victory Over Oneself

Aikido of Santa Cruz
306 Mission Street,
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 423-8326
fax: (831) 423-6156
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Here is a list of numerous special events at Aikido of Santa Cruz in the next months.
We hope you will mark your calendars and participate when possible!
Please remember, there may be unavoidable changes in schedule, and double check before an event.

JOIN NOW! Beginning Classes at Aikido of Santa Cruz

New Open Enrollment!
Join any Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday
Tuesday and Thursday evenings- 5:45-7:00pm
Saturday mornings- 9:00-10:15am

$75 for 4 weeks (12 days) of Beginners Classes

Or: $150 for the Deluxe Intro Package: in addition to 4 weeks of Beginners Classes, you will recieve a free training uniform, a copy of the acclaimed book Journey to the Heart of Aikido, by ASC chief instructor Linda Holiday, plus 4 weeks additional unlimited training after the Beginners Classes, with students of all levels!

September 29 - October 1 10th Annual Tahoe Aikido Seminar

with Linda Holiday Sensei
and Richard Strozzi Heckler Sensei

Meditation, Shin Kokyu, Weapons on the shores of Lake Tahoe
Seminar runs Friday - Sunday
Free Bonus Weapons Class Thursday Night
Mat classes at the Incline Village Recreational Center
$175-$260 depending on lodging and meal choices For more information see the Truckee Aikido website

October 7 & possibly 8 Aimen invites you to Stain The Fence

Many hands make light work!

In the dojo parking lot
1:00pm until the job is done
We will be staining both sides of the fence.

Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting stain on. Bring a hat and sunscreen. The more people we have the less a single person need do. Bring your family and friends.

Food to be provided by the Dojo. See you soon!!

Saturday, October 14
9:30am - 3:00pm
Black Belt Exams and Demonstrations

Please come and train, support your training partners, and stay for a delicious lunch and celebration afterwards!

9:30 - All-Levels class
10:30 - Two Nidan (2nd degree Black Belt) exams
11:30 - All-Levels class, Alan Vann Gardner, 5th Dan, Two Rock Aikido
12:00 - Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt) demonstration
12:30 - All-Levels Class, Guest instructor TBA
1:00 - Circle and presentations
1:30 - Lunch at the Dojo

For this event we are having a catered lunch. Please contribute $5 for lunch.
Please RSVP by signing the clipboard at the dojo by Wednesday, October 11

October 21 & 22 Jan Nevelius and Linda Holiday at Aikido of Santa Cruz

10:30am - 12:30pm: Jan Sensei and Linda Sensei
2:30 - 3:30pm: Jan Sensei
3:45 - 4:45pm: Linda Sensei

NOTE - New schedule for Sunday:
9:30 - 11:00am: Jan Sensei
11:00 - 11:30pm: snacks provided by the dojo
11:30am - 1:30pm: Jan Sensei and Linda Sensei

Two Day Seminar $75
All Day Saturday $50
All day Sunday $45
Single class $30
Flier available here

November 4 & 5 Frank Doran Shihan in Monterey Bay

Saturday: Aikido of Monterey
1251 10th St, Monterey CA, (831)375-8106
10:00am - Noon, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Sunday: Aikido of Santa Cruz
306 Mission St., Santa Cruz CA, (831)423-8326
10:00am - Noon, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Special Discount for attending both days: $120
Flyer available here

December 16 Aikido of Santa Cruz All-Ages training and Winter Potluck

More details coming soon.

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