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Test Prep Seminars:

Careful instruction and personal guidance on techniques specific to each rank. This seminar, taught by Bruce Bookman Kaicho, is appropriate for student preparing for an up-coming test as well as those wishing to familiarize themselves with techniques required for future promotions. Sign up and pay at the dojo, or by email [] or by phone [206-525-4032].

  • Saturday October 5th. 12:30-2:30 7th, 6th & 5th Kyu combined with 4th and 3rd Kyu $35.
  • Saturday December 7th 

Adult test dates:

  • Saturday October 12th starting at 1pm.
  • Saturday December 15 starting at 1pm.

Test fee: $35

2020 Advanced Intensives with Bruce Bookman Kaicho

The Aikido Advanced Intensive offers a weekend of in-depth training with Kaicho, Bruce Bookman. Participants will get individualized guidance and help with getting to the next stage of their training. Bookman Sensei will spend time working, one-on-one with each student. Bokken and jo, freestyle and themes that connect basics to advanced techniques will be taught. Months of progress can be accomplished during this weekend. The Intensive is a great way to re-set your aikido practice for the year to come. Due to the popularity of this seminar, we are offerring two segements this year. 

Section I:  January 24th, 25th and 26th 2020. $185. Space is limited to 22 participants.

Section II: TBD

Friday: 6:00-8:00pm. Saturday: 7:30-9:00am weapons practice in the park. 12:30-1:45, 2:45-4:00. Potluck starts at 6:00
Sunday: 9:00-11:00am, 12:15-2:15pm

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Yahe Solomon Seminar

April 24, 25 and 26, 2020

It's my pleasure to announce that Yahe Solomon Sensei, 6th Dan from Bozeman, Montana, will be teaching a seminar at Tenzan Aikido April 26th, 27th & 28th. Yahe is one of the best teachers, anywhere. He has extraordinary feel and groundedness. He taps into lots of power from a very soft place. Yahe is an amazing example of how power and gentleness live side-by-side and intermingle. I so much look forward to working with him again and to offer the aikido community exposure to his masterfulness.

Fri only $55. (First day beginners through 5th Kyu)

Sat only $85 (4th Kyu and up)

Sun $85 (2nd Kyu and up)

Fri + Sat (4th Kyu and up) $140

Sat and Sun $150 (2nd Kyu and up)

Fri + Sun, $140 (2nd Kyu and up)

Whole weekend $165 (2nd Kyu and up)

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Women’s Self-defense and Empowerment 2019


This one-day course trains women in the necessary skills to deal with aggressive individuals, especially when in unfamiliar or uncomfortable locations. This includes traveling abroad or late at night in a parking garage/the street or on the college campus. Women will be given a dialog to use in the typical pre-attack phases of potential physical violence. Often this dialog and postural training will be enough to cause would-be attackers to go the other way. Women will be given extensive drills in simple but effective self-defense, including practicing their skills against a padded, male instructor in mock encounters while being coached by a women instructor. This course assumes that you have no previous training and it will be adjusted to the participant’s fitness level. Women get experience in finding their voice and grounding themselves in their core strength. This course offers life skills that will help women stand their ground in difficult situation at work, in relationships and wherever it’s necessary.Women’s self-defense and Empowerment is a life changing experience even if you never have to use the physical self-defense skills.

$185. Discounted price for dojo members is $175

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