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Aikido Seminar


Yoko Okamoto Shihan

April 5th, 6th, and 7th, 2024

We invite you to join us for an aikido seminar with Yoko Okamoto Sensei from Aikido Kyoto. The seminar will be held in downtown Montréal at a large and centrally located university sports center. We will have 360 tatamis. All are welcome!


1212 Rue Sanguinet, Montréal, QC H2X 3E7


Friday 6:30-8 pm (Y. Okamoto)

Saturday 11 am-1 pm (Y. Okamoto),

3-5 pm (Y. Okamoto)

Sunday 11 am-1 pm (Y. Okamoto)


Full Seminar C$ 175 (~$130. USD)

Single class C$ 75 (~$55. USD)

The rates are in Canadian dollars (C$). The approximate equivalent in US dollars (USD) is shown for reference. Please register in advance. For late registrations after March 22nd, and at the door, add 20$ (if places remain available).

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Scholarships available. Inquire


A dinner party is being organized for Saturday night. More details forthcoming.


The seminar location is very close to Berri–UQAM station, which is the Montréal Metro system's central station. Also, the airport bus (747) has stops within a 5-minute walk from our seminar location as well as both hotels mentioned below. For those driving in, the Autoroute 720, Ville-Marie Expressway has exits nearby.


We have arranged group rates at the following hotels. Both are a short walk from the training hall.

Hôtel Zéro1  ⭐⭐⭐

1 Boulevard René-Lévesque Est, Montréal, QC H2X 3Z6

5 minutes walk from the seminar. In-building parking is available at this hotel.

Access the group rate for the Hôtel Zéro1

(Cut-Off Date: Saturday, March 9th)

Hyatt Place Montreal - Downtown  ⭐⭐⭐⭐

1415 Rue St-Hubert, Montréal, QC H2L 3Y9

8 minutes walk from the seminar. Note that in-building parking is available, however, it is limited to vehicles with a maximum height of 5'7". A good alternative for indoor parking from this hotel is the Stationnement de la Grande Bibliothèque, a short walking distance away (the maximum vehicle height there is 2.03 meters, roughly six and a half feet.)

Access the group rate for the Hyatt Place Montreal - Downtown

(Cut-Off Date Monday, February 19th)

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I'm not a member of the USAF. Can I attend the seminar? Yes. Our public events are 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.

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