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January 16-20, 2020

2020 San Diego Aikido Bridge Seminar

Featuring Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan, Haruo Matsuoka Sensei,

Lee Crawford Sensei, and Lisa Tomoleoni Sensei 

with Supporting Instructors and Guest Art Instructors Instructors

(see below for Instructor Information) 

The Aikido Bridge Friendship Seminar is an internationally known five day camp held at Jiai Aikido in beautiful San Diego, CA from January 16-20, 2020 (Martin Luther King Jr. weekend). Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan started the Bridge Seminars at Jiai Aikido in 2007.

This year marks the International Bridge's 14th year and will once again be a big celebration with fantastic group events. Thursday night through Monday afternoon there will be 25 classes, taught by some of today's most experienced Aikido instructors.

Throughout the seminar attendees will have many opportunities to train, and/or relax, socialize, and enjoy some of San Diego's best attractions. Jiai Aikido is minutes from the beach,multiple family friendly destinations, and kids are allowed in the dojo during the bring the family. Jiai Aikido will have plenty of recommendations for local events or landmarks to enjoy. Limited housing is available at the dojo for a small fee.

Price, Schedule and Registration Information

Seminar Participation Fees

Introductory Special (includes all days of training) $275 (NOTE Registration is required by September 15, midnight) INTRODUCTORY RATE EXPIRED

Early Bird Registration (includes all days of training) $325 (NOTE Registration is required by October 15, midnight)


Full Seminar - $375

Saturday and Sunday only - $200

Friday, Saturday, OR Sunday only - $125

Thursday OR Monday only - $100

Friday Dinner Party - $20

Dojo Overnight Stay - $30 / night (*limited & must have an instructor referral)

T-Shirt $20

Schedule (subject to change)

Thursday Jan.16th:  5:00pm - 8:00pm

Friday Jan. 17 thru Sunday Jan. 19th: 8:00am - 5:30pm

Monday Jan. 20th: 9:00am - 1:00pm


Friday Night 6:30pm:

"Brews and Foods"

Join us at Deft Brewing for some of the finest beer around, as well as gourmet food trucks! Deft is family friendly,, so bring everyone and enjoy their gourmet root beer as well!

Saturday Night Party 7:00pm:

"Thai and Taiko"!

Join us at the dojo for a Japanese Drum Demonstration & Participation with Thai food, and beverages. Family friendly. $20/person.

Sunday Night 7:00pm:

Join us at Sardina's Italian Restaurant. The food is delicious, and there are carnivore and vegetarian options available, something for everyone!Family friendly, so all are welcome!


Payment for pre-registration is available via PayPal or check/credit card.

PayPal (Please add as many things to your cart as you want, from both drop down menus.)


Mail Registration Form to Jiai Aikido 980 Buenos Ave #1C San Diego, CA 92110

2020 San Diego Aikido Bridge Lodging

There are many reasonable hotels in the area, from cheap to luxury. Make your choice and reserve early for the best rates!

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