We are dedicated to the traditional martial arts as developed by the Okinawan Masters over the centuries. Authentic Ancient Arts (AAA) Hudson is a martial arts dojo with traditional Okinawan instruction in Karate (empty hand self-defense) and Kobudo (Okinawan weapons).
In our dojo, karate and kobudo are two separate programs each with its own unique curriculum. Students are welcome to train in one or both programs.
§ For Karate, we are a formal affiliate of Kyoshi Hachidan (8th degree) Neil Stolsmark’s Authentic Ancient Arts in Waukesha WI. All AAA dojo are part of the Shorinkan, the world- wide organization of Sensei Shugoro Nakazato, Hanshi Judan (10th degree) headquartered in Naha, Okinawa Japan.
§ For Kobudo, we are affiliated with the Okinawa Kobudo Doushi Rensei-kai (OKDR), also international in scope and now headquartered in Waukesha, WI. Following his retirement, founder Yoshiaki Gakiya appointed Kyoshi Hachidan Stolsmark as president of the OKDR.
"The ultimate aim of the martial arts lies neither in the victory nor in defeat. It lies in the perfection of the character of its participants.” - Gichin Funakoshi