Class Schedules and Descriptions

Please note that the class schedule and Instructors have changed and may be adjusted without notice.

We are working to establish confident training opportunities in this time of Pandemic. Check the updating schedule before you come. In this time of Covid 19 safety protocols you must contact us prior to visiting our dojo.

Contact our chief instructor with your intentions at: .

Teaching Staff

Chief Instructor: Stephen Fasen Sensei (ASU  6thDan), Ueshiba Juku

Senior Instructor: Brian Canin Sensei (6th Dan), Ueshiba Juku

Contributing designated instructors: Dimitri Deglas Sensei (Sandan Ho), Gil Gillespie Sensei (Yondan), Charley Harney Sensei (Yondan), Ola Karasik Sensei (Yondan), Kristen Kuebler Sensei (Yondan), Tim Magill Sensei (Godan), Dan McCartney Sensei (Yondan), Matt Bartolomei (NiDan), Phil Ott (SanDan).

MONDAY Fasen Sensei1st class: 5:30-6:30 PM / Nito Ken – Aiki principles using Ken, ASU Bokken Kata 1- 12. Weapon unification mechanics using sword.

Tim Magill Sensei … 2nd class: 6:30 – 7:30 PM… General class focus at Tai Sabaki. Body/mind/spirit unification.

WEDNESDAY / General class focus / Aiki principles / Covid Tai Sabaki

 Canin Sensei … 1st class: 5:30 – 6:30Aiki principles and movement.

Fasen Sensei or Yondan … 2nd class: 6:30 – 7:30 

FRIDAY /  Kristen Kuebler Sensei… 1st class: 5:30-6:30 … fundamentals.

Dan McCartney Sensei …  2nd class: -6:30 – 7:30 PM

SATURDAY / 1st class: (Aikido Jo ): Fasen Sensei / 10-00 – 11:00 AM: The focus is on ASU Jo Kata 1-6, weapon handling, patrol kata, variations, principle identification, applications and integration. 

 Dimitri Deglas Sensei … 2nd class: 11:00 – 12:00/ : This Covid Aikido class will be evolving to articulate through movement, the mechanical and internal foundations of Aikido. Dimitri Sensei brings unique pespectives after years of study with Daito Ryu Ginjukai under Okamoto Seigo Sensei. 

SUNDAY /  Beginners & General class

 Gillespi Sensei: 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Everyone is welcome to train in any class, regardless of rank or experience. In this time of Pandemic however,  you will not be allowed to just visit the classes without prior notice. This is for your safety and that of our students. Please contact FasenSensei.

  • Beginners Classes – Introduction to Aikido training procedures, Budo principles, and the dojo standards/etiquette. Emphasis is on Ukemi and techniques through standard ASU 5th kyu waza. If you have never trained Aikido or any martial art before, this is a place to begin, but you are not limited to these classes. The focus in these classes however, is on new students.
    • General Class – Open to all levels / (principle) articulation through waza (technique).
    • Yudansha and instructor level classes –  Everyone is welcome to participate, but the training vocabulary and concepts are presented focused on more experienced evolving Aikidoka.
    • Buki Waza –  weapons study, and interpretation of weapons principles as they relate to movement in ASU Aiki and empty hand training.

We look forward to training with you.

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