News & Events

Aikido Mountain West delivers world-class Aikido training in a safe and welcoming environment.

Past Events

Seminar with Calvin Koshiyama Sensei & Forrest Kan Sensei - October 2023

A fine seminar, and a fine day for Frank and Steve! Calvin and Forrest are the best there are!

Seminar with Michael Friedl Shihan - April 2023

Another fine seminar from Friedl Sensei. Such a great time and a great community.

Congratulations to both Frank and Steven on their rank advancements. Steven raised the bar for his Sandan exam with professional delivery, and Frank completed his Yondan exam with poise and grace. Excellent job, both of you!

Aikido of Berkley Seminar - December 2022

A big thank you to Aikido of Berkley for hosting Shawn Ellingson Sensei! Wonderful time and amazing people! Thank you!

Aiki Night - November 2022

A fine exam night, good, honest Aikido, and in front of a great community. Keep up the excellent work, Teal (5th Kyu) and Kevin (1st Kyu)!

Yondan Certificate Presentation - August 2022

Another fine time with some remarkable Iaido study. And a well-deserved promotion for our dear friend Peter Choles Sensei.

Sandan Certificate Presentation - July 2022

A very proud moment for Ben and Richard. A fine journey getting to this point and well earned. Thank you so much for your ongoing commitment to the Art, our school, and the Community. Well done, my friends. Shawn.

Seminar with Michael Friedl Shihan - March 4-5, 2022

What a wonderful time we had with Friedl Shihan. Instruction, second to none and the finest Sensei we could know! Thank You!

Godan Certificate Presentation - March 2022

Thank you so very much Sensei, our Aikido Community, and most of all, the Board of Trustees at Aikido Mountain West.

Yondan Certificate Presentation - December 2021

Linda Reed's Yondan Presentation. A fine time for a very special lady. Very well done Linda. All our best wishes.

Iaido Promotions - April 2021

Congratulations to Natalia, Ben, and Timothy for their promotions to both Shodan and Nidan-ho!

Nidan Certificate Presentation - April 2021

Congratulations and well done Sarah Grant! Gambatte Kudasai!

Seminar with Michele Simone Sensei - November 2019

Fantastic seminar, with some of the finest instruction. Thank you very much Simone Sensei!

Sandan Certificate Presentation - August 2019

Well done Mike Pascoe. Well earned and well received! Gambatte Kudasai!

Seminar with Michael Friedl Shihan and Craig Fife Sensei - June 7-9, 2019

What a wonderful time we had with Friedl Shihan and Fife Sensei. Instruction, second to none and the finest Sensei we could know! Thank You!

Aiki Night - September 28, 2018

Another fine Aiki Night! Such a wonderful turnout, kids, parents, families and board members. Aikido Mountain West is a great place to call a home for the Aikido community!

Seminar with James Nakayama Sensei - September 9, 2018

Thank you Nakayama Sensei for your fine instruction, and thank you to our friends from Mountain Path Aikido. Aikido practice in its pure form and natural element. And thank you to our peers and fellow Aikidoka for a great showing and wonderful spirit and friendship. We look forward to next time!

Seminar with Molly and Jeramy Hale - August 17-19, 2018

Thank you so very much, Molly and Jeramy Hale. What a wonderfully unique approach to learning and adapting Aikido studies and it's principles to your challenges. Your visit was a profound influence with our dojo. A lasting influence for all!!!

Seminar with Michael Friedl Shihan (Aikido of Ashland) - June 8-10, 2018

Thank you Friedl Shihan for another fine seminar. Great instruction and fantastic energy. And thank you to our Aikidoka community for a very nice gathering of friends for this wonderful opportunity!

Seminar with Kayla Feder Sensei (Aikido of Berkeley) - April 20-22, 2018

Thank you so much Feder Sensei for the fine instruction and wonderful time. We are fortunate to have had you share your very unique and powerful techniques and knowledge.
True Budo!

See you next year!

Aiki Night - March 16, 2018

Another great Aikinight. Thank you all for your efforts and support. Keep up the good work.

Seminar with Michele Simone Sensei (Aikido Central Coast) - November 10-12, 2017

Thank you so much Simone Sensei, Your fine instruction and understanding of Aikido and Budo is world class. Our school loves your teaching. Please keep up the good work.

Aiki Night - October 27, 2017

Another fine Aikinight for our dojo. Our testers were on their game and the demo's were great to watch. A special thank you for Lin Yang and here GiQong group. Beautiful and powerful.

Aikido Association of America Seminar with Glen Matsuda Sensei (Rockland Aikido, New York) - July 21–23, 2017

Hosted by: Mountain Path Aikido in Logan (Friday and Saturday) and Intermountain Aikido in Sandy (Sunday).

Aiki Night - April 28, 2017

We had a great time with Aiki night! Well done kids.
A very big thank you to our friends at "Zen bu kan" dojo. Thank you, Jordy and your Kendoka for a fine example of the art of Kendo.

Workshops with Paul Linden - April 22-23, 2017

STABLE BODY, BALANCED MIND: Embodied Peacemaking Workshops with Paul Linden

See the Flyer, or visit the website.

Seminar with Kayla Feder Sensei (Aikido of Berkeley) - April 7-9, 2017

Thank you, everyone, for a great seminar with Feder Sensei, the material shown and the great energy everybody put forth made it an unforgettable time. BIG fun. Thank You.

Yudansha Certificate Presentation - February 21, 2017

Congratulations to Ben Tyler and Sarah Grant on receiving their yudansha certificates!

Seminar with Michele Simone Sensei (Aikido Central Coast) - November 4-6, 2016

Seminar with Michael Friedl Shihan (Aikido of Ashland) - August 19-21, 2016