International Seminar with Maruyama Sensei, Nov. 17-19, 2017

Roberto Maruyama Sensei

3rd International Seminar, November 17-19, 2017

With Roberto Maruyama Sensei, Aikikai 7th Dan

Aikido of Salt Lake is pleased to invite you to the 3rd International Seminar with Roberto Nobuhiko Maruyama Sensei (7th dan) of São Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 17-19, 2017. He will be accompanied by two 4th dan, two 3rd dan, and two 2nd dan students from Brazil. The Friday session will be held at Aikido of Salt Lake in downtown Salt Lake City. Saturday and Sunday sessions will be at the Unified Police/Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office Training Center.

Roberto Maruyama Sensei is the founder and leader of the Maruyama Institute of Aikido, which has 25 dojos training more than 800 aikidoka across Brazil. In 2015, the Maruyama Institute was officially recognized by Aikikai International (Hombu) for the promotion and dissemination of Aikido in Brazil. Maruyama Sensei has close ties to both Hombu Dojo and Masakazu Kitahira Shihan (8th dan). He served in the São Paulo Police Department from 1997 to 2015, and was Chief Instructor of the São Paulo Police Special Operations Group for 10 years, where he trained more than 100 police officers in self defense. Read More

Seminar Schedule:

  • Friday (1 session): 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday (2 sessions): 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday (2 sessions): 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Aikido of Salt Lake
132 South 800 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104
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Saturday & Sunday:
UPD/Sheriff’s Office Training Center
3365 South 900 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
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Entire Seminar: $80
Fri. only: $35
Sat. only: $60
Sun. only: $50

To register please complete this form (download PDF) and bring it to the seminar, or you can complete a form on site.

For more information, email or call 385-245-3952.

Group photo at seminar


Directions to the UPD/Sheriff’s Office Training Center:
From I-15 take the 3300 south exit, and go west to 900 west. The facility is located on the southeast corner. The parking lot is east of the building (between the building and the Salt Lake Valley GMC dealership). Enter through the south entrance of the building (see map above). Important Note: Because this is a secure facility, you will need to be escorted into the building. Please make every effort to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of each session (doors open 30 mins before). If you arrive late, you will need to call 385-245-3952 to be let in.

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