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HBA To Host Seminar with Andrew Sato Shihan

HBA To Host Seminar with Andrew Sato Shihan

Hemlock Bluffs Aikido is pleased to host a seminar taught by Andrew Sato, Nanadan Aikikai and Chief Instructor of the Aikido World Alliance. When: April 12-14, 2019 Where: Elite Ballroom Dance Studio, 136 Morrisville Square Way, Morrisville, NC 27560 Schedule: Friday, April 12: Registration, 6:00pm; Aikido, […]

Dan Promotions: Spring 2018

Dan Promotions: Spring 2018

Two members of Hemlock Bluffs Aikido earned new dan ranks in the Spring of 2018. Adam Gaweda successfully passed his sandan test at Kyushinkan Dojo of Roswell, Georgia during the Aikido World Alliance Yudansha Kai/Fall Camp in May. Tammy Gordon earned the rank of nidan […]

Instructor Profile: Kevin Harvey

Instructor Profile: Kevin Harvey

I began training in Aikido in 2011.  I was looking for an art that could mesh well with my karate training.  One of my friends introduced me to Sensei Price and Kure Beach Aikido as he also trained in striking arts.  As a matter of […]

Instructor Profile: Adam Gaweda

Instructor Profile: Adam Gaweda

I have been training Aikido for over a decade and currently hold the rank of Sandan. I started Aikido to get back into shape. In high school, I had been a fairly active teenager; however, due to an automobile accident, had reverted to a primarily […]

Trying something new

Trying something new

Of course new beginnings can happen at any time of the year, but we tend to embrace the first of the calendar year to make changes in our lives, to try something different or recommit to old goals. At Hemlock Bluffs Aikido, we share in […]

Aikido Families

Aikido Families

At Hemlock Bluffs Aikido, we don’t have kids’ classes, but we do have intergenerational classes. In 2010, our current Dojo Cho, Tammy Gordon, started training with her family, taking the same classes, learning the same techniques, and doing the same belt tests. It was a great […]

A few words from the dojo cho

A few words from the dojo cho

“Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything – even mountains, rivers, plants and trees – should be your teacher.” —Moreihei Ueshiba, Founder of Aikido   Welcome to Hemlock Bluffs […]

Promotions: Ariela Marcus-Sells

Promotions: Ariela Marcus-Sells

In May of 2017, Ariela Marcus-Sells successfully passed her Shodan test at the Aikido World Alliance Spring Camp in Atlanta, Georgia. Ariela is one of the founding members of Hemlock Bluffs Aikido, and trained formerly with Josh Paul Sensei of Aikido of South Brooklyn. She […]


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