Fall Aikido Seminar 2024 with Ryuji Shirakawa Shihan

We’re thrilled to announce that this September, our dear friend and sixth dan, Ryuji Shirakawa Shihan of Sendai, Japan, is returning to the mats of Calgary Aikikai! This two-day event, happening in Calgary, Alberta from September 21st to the 22nd, marks Shirakawa Sensei’s exclusive North American appearance this year. Don’t miss this chance to learn from an instructor who’s as exciting, dynamic, and energetic as they come. Everyone’s invited, so come join us!

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FRI, Sept 20

Children’s Session (6-12)

SAT, Sept 21

Adults (13+)



Saturday social event

SUN, Sept 22

Adults (14+)

Registration and info

Spring Aikido Seminar 2024 with Michael Friedl Shihan

We’re back with our first official seminar after the pandemic! On May 24th to 26th Calgary Aikikai is excited to welcome back 7th-dan Michael Friedl Shihan of Aikido of Ashland in Oregon. Friedl Shihan has been practicing aikido for over 50 years and is a Shihan and division head of the California Aikido Association. Friedl Sensei currently teaches at his dojo in Ashland, Oregon as well as instructing in aikido seminars across the world. Please join us as we learn from this master teacher. All are welcome.

FRI, May 24

Adults(14+)

SAT, May 25

Children’s Session (6-12)


Adults and Youths (13+)



Saturday event

SUN, May 3

Adults (14+)

Registration and info

Winter One-Day Aikido Intensive

Please join us for a special one day intensive on Sunday, March 3rd. Taught by the humble instructors at Calgary Aikikai and finishing up with a small social event following the intensive. Open to all we hope to see you on the mat.