Special Events

Upcoming Events

The CAA Division 2 Friendship Training is Saturday, February 24th at Aikido West.  

We encourage you pre-register online. 

Copy this link into your browser, complete the waiver form, and you are automatically registered for the event. 


When you complete the waiver, a link to pay by PayPal or Venmo will be displayed.     

The training is in the afternoon only. The session includes 3 classes and a presentation of Kagami Biraki promotions Vaccinations are not required and masks are optional.

The cost of $30 for the afternoon.

You will receive a confirmation email upon completion of the waiver form. 

If you cannot pre-register, you can register in person on |Saturday afternoon.

The dojo will open at 1:30 PM for check-in. You can pay by check (payable to Aikido of Ashland) or cash. Classes will begin at 2:30 PM. 


The guest teachers will be:

Calvin Koshiyama, 7th Dan, Shihan. Aikido North, Anchorage, Alaska

Mary Tesoro, 6th Dan. Aikido of San Luis Obispo. San Luis Obispo, CA

Adrianne Wonnacott, 5th Dan. Aikido West. Redwood City, CA


2:30 PM-5:30 PM

Everyone is welcome. You do not have to be a member of the CAA to attend this event.

A Zoom link of also available.  The cost is $15 for all 3 classes.  You can preregister by sending an email to Michael Friedl and include your name and your dojo. You can pay for the Zoom class via PayPal or Venmo. Below are the instructions for registering for Zoom classes. A link will sent via email to you on Friday, February 23rd.

Venmo Instructions

  • Go to Venmo
  • Search for Michael Friedl [email protected]
  • @Michael-Friedl-1 is the Venmo address
  • Send $15 to this address  (Michael Friedl Sensei)


 PayPal Instructions

  • Go to PayPal.com
  • Enter paypal.me/magicalmichael688
  • Enter the amount of $15 USD
  • Click on “Send Money”