Special Events

Upcoming Events

The CAA Division 2 Friendship Training is Saturday August 26th at Aikido West.  

You can preregister online. 

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


When you complete the waiver, you can click on the link to pay by PayPal.  You also have the option of paying by Venmo. Directions for Venmo are at the bottom of this page.   

A ½ day of training is $25. A full day of training is $40. Vaccinations are not required and masks are optional.

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

Participation is limited to 60 people.

If the event does not fill up from preregistrations, the Dojo Chos and others on the mailing list will be notified by Thursday August 24th and people can register on Saturday morning.

The dojo will open at 9 AM for registration and check-in. You can pay by check or cash. Classes will begin at 10 AM.  You can pay by check or cash.


10-11 AM – Class Kahlil Johnson Sensei

11:15-12 PM – Class Tanya Berardini Sensei

12-2:30 PM – Break for lunch

2:30-3:25 PM – Class Mark Zwagerman Sensei

3:35-4:30 PM – Class Michael Friedl Sensei.

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

Venmo Instructions

  • Go to Venmo
  • Search for Michael Friedl [email protected]
  • @Michael-Friedl-1 is the Venmo address
  • Send $25 or $40 to this address  (Michael Friedl Sensei)


A Zoom link of also available.  The cost is $25 for all 4 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. Below are the instructions for registering for Zoom classes. A link will sent via email to you on Friday August 25th. 

PayPal Instructions

  • Go to PayPal.com
  • Enter paypal.me/magicalmichael688
  • Enter the amount of $25 USD
  • Click on “Send Money”