Donovan Waite Shihan @ Montérégie Aikikai, 2020

April 17, 18 & 19 2020
Spring Seminar
with Donovan Waite Shihan
(7th dan), Philadelphia, USA

We are very happy to organize this event and look forward to seeing you. You can like our Facebook page, RSVP to our Facebook event or write to us to receive future updates. Please let us know if you plan to attend!


6:30 – 8:30 pm (D. Waite)

1:00 – 3:00 pm (D. Waite)
and 3:15 – 5:15 pm (D. Waite),
exams to follow

10:30 am – 1:30 pm (D. Waite)


Friday & Sunday

Montérégie Aikikai
Longueuil, Québec J4K 4Z7


Saint-Hubert, QC


Limited to 50 participants. Advance registration is available here.

CAD – Canadian dollar USD – American Dollar
Friday 65 75 50 60
Saturday 130 140 100 110
Sunday 100 110 75 85
3 days 165 175 125 135

in advance at the door in advance at the door

(if available)
(if available)

You can pay at the door with cash or check, or use the online payment in advance.

Scholarships are available. Inquire


Saturday evening dinner, everyone is welcome! Please inform us at least 2 weeks before the seminar that you are coming so we can obtain an appropriate reservation for the group.

February 29th, 2020
Chief instructor Joshua Layton
to Aikido of Central New York (Syracuse, NY, USA)

September 19th and 20th 2020
Aikido Seminar with
Douglas Firestone Shihan
Westchester, NY, USA

Hotels and lodging

Here are some local hotels that we've used reliably:

1055, rue Saint-Laurent Ouest
Longueuil, QC. J4K 1E1
(450) 646-0110
  • Modern hotel
  • Free WiFi, coffee machines, mini-fridge, TV, and parking
  • Terminus Longueuil metro station at less than 5 minutes drive
  • Around 140-150$/night
999 Rue de Serigny,
Longueuil, QC. J4K 2T1
(450) 670-3030
  • Modern hotel with a view of downtown
  • Free WiFi, coffee machines, and parking
  • Terminus Longueuil metro station at less than 5 minutes walk
  • Around 155-165$/night
For information about Airbnb options, see the FAQ.

Accommodation with our students may be available when arranged in advance. Please contact us by email.


I'm not a member of the USAF. Can I attend the seminar? Yes. The only requirement is that you must be an active member of an Aikido dojo. The seminar is open to students of any Aikido affiliation.

I'm not able to practice right now. Can I come and watch? Yes. If you are unable to practice but wish to observe, we request that you make a donation towards the seminar. Thanks for your interest and support!

I will be arriving a couple of days early. Would it be OK to join you for practice before the seminar? Yes. Please inform us in advance and include your name, your grade, the name of your instructor, and the classes that you wish to attend.

Where to rent your Airbnb? Dojo/South-shoreYou can write to us if you need a second opinion.

What about parking? You will find abundant free street parking around the dojo.

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