St. Louis Aikikai


Bi-Annual Seminar
Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan, 7th Dan
February 25-27, 2011

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We are very excited to announce that Hiroshi Ikeda Sensei is again returning to St. Louis!

Our chief instructor John Ekey Sensei was a personal student of Ikeda Shihan for eleven years at Boulder Aikikai in Colorado and we are very proud to welcome his mentor back to his home town.

Entire Weekend - $120
Student/Unwaged - $70
Individual Classes - $35
Saturday Only - $60
Saturday-Sunday - $90

This event will be held at our dojo within the popular St. Louis University City Delmar Loop (U-Loop).

Date Time
Friday, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
February 25
Saturday, 10.00am - 12.00pm
February 26 3.00pm - 5.00pm
Sunday, 10.00am - 12.00pm
February 27

This seminar is open to all aikidoka, regardless of style or affiliation. If you have any questions please contact Andy via email ( or phone (314-733-0356).

There is no need to pre-register for this seminar. However, if you are visiting from out of town, please contact us ahead of time and let us know of your intention to attend.

We regret that we cannot offer overnight accommodation within our dojo!

Although the Delmar Loop offers great entertainment, being a student area, there are few hotels.

However, at we have found the following hotels which seem competitively priced and are the closest to the venue:

Crowne Plaza St Louis-Clayton
7750 Carondelet Ave
Clayton, MO 63105

Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel St. Louis
7730 Bonhomme Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63105

If you are arriving from Lambert-St. Louis airport, please note that Delmar Loop station is only a short ride on the Metrolink. It is then a half mile walk to All Saints Parish.

Please bookmark this page for future updates and mark your calendars for what will certainly be the biggest local aikido event in 2011. We look forward to seeing you there!

Posted: 10/10/10