Common Ground 2016 - All Virginia Aikido Friendship Seminar

Saturday, September 03 2016, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM [EST]

6155 Hickory Ridge Rd, Spotsylvania, VA, United States

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Discounted Early Registration Partial Approval -$82.00

Non-Refundable registration to the entire seminar. Includes paypal and ticketing website fee.

Regular Seminar Registration Partial Approval - $102.00

Non-Refundable Registration to the entire seminar. Includes paypal and ticketing fee.

Guest lunch Partial Approval -$10.00

A simple lunch on Saturday is included in the regular seminar registration. You can add a guest.

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Saturday, September 03 2016, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

Common Ground 2016

Aikido in Virginia Friendship Seminar


Labor Day Weekend


Saturday, Sept. 3 (9A-5P)



A day for practitioners of Aikido to come together and experience the diversity of Virginia’s Aikido Resources – which are all part of O-Sensei’s legacy.


Instructors include:

Gordon Sakamoto, 6th dan, Northern Virginia Aikikai (USAF)

Yousuf Mehter 6th Dan, ret. Aikido of Central New York (USAF)

Stephen Gayer, 6th dan, Shin Ryu Virginia (Kannagara)

Aviv Goldsmith, 6th dan, Aikido in Fredericksburg (TAA)

Yvonne Thelwell, 5th dan, Aikido of Arlington (CAA)

Steve Wolf, 4th dan, Northern Virginia Ki-Aikido (Eastern Ki Federation)

Sean Gray, 2nd dan, DC Yoshinkan Aikido (AYF)


$79 Fee includes a simple lunch


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All Aikidoists are welcome.


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Aikido in Fredericksburg, a 501(c)3 non-profit educational corporation. Teaching and practicing the traditional yet non-violent Japanese martial art of Aikido.

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