Sunset Cliffs Aikido

Sunset Cliffs Aikido teaches Iwama aikido & weapons. A world-class uchi deshi progeam under 7° Bernice Tom Sensei, student of Morihiro Saito Sensei. Thank you

Presently Classes taught on Zoom. Contact Bernice via email or Richard at the dojo. Sunset Cliffs Aikido teaches basics, flowing, to advance techniques. It has an excellent uchi deshi program with classes 7 days a week. Hand arts, wooden sword, and wooden staff (aiki weapons) are taught by Bernice Tom, 7th degree blackbelt. She studied with Saito Sensei, the founder's student for over 23 years. Sa

Operating as usual


Sunset Cliffs Aikido uchi deshis past and present


Sunday class participants


Sunday class


Saturday morning circle


Saturday morning seminar


Friday seminar participants

Photos from Sunset Cliffs Aikido's post 01/22/2024

Congratulations to Gabriel Tolentino who took his sandan today!


Gabriel Tolentino will be taking his sandan exam Sunday, January 21, 2024.

Meditation at 10:00 am, class from 10:30 to 11:30, followed by the test.
Potluck at about 12:30 pm.

Come and support Gabe!


On Sunday, December 10, 2023, we will have a Christmas Party (and potluck) after class.

Please come and celebrate with us!


Potluck and Xmas Party on December 10 after class!


Thank you for the many birthday wishes. I am grateful for everyone of you. Thank you to Aikido for bringing you into my life. I wish you the very best. Thank you for remembering me.

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Tachi dori at the Ocean Beach Public Library
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5019 Santa Monica Avenue
San Diego, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 6pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday 11am - 12:30pm
Wednesday 6pm - 7:30pm
Thursday 11am - 12:30pm
Friday 6pm - 7:30pm
Sunday 10am - 12pm

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