2017-10-23 Current dates are :
Oct 25 - Jan 10 (No class Nov 22 or Dec 27)

2017-09-30 Congrats to Sensei Smiley on promotion to Yondan in Iaido!

2017-09-21 Congrats to our new Orange Belts!


Old news...

2017-08-02 Congrats to our new Green Belts!

2017-07-26 Current dates are :
Aug 9 - Oct 18 (No class Sept 6)

2017-02-22 Congrats to our 1st Yellow Belts!

2017-02-22 Current dates are :
Mar 15 - May 17
May 24 - Aug 2 (No class July 5)

2016-06-08 Congrats to our new Green Stripes!

2016-06-08 Current dates are :
May 11 - Jul 13
Jul 20 - Sept 28 (no class Sep 7)
Oct 5 - Dec 14 (no class Nov 23, Dec 21, Dec 28)
Jan 4, 2017 - Mar 8, 2017

2016-04-06 Congrats to our new Brown Belts!

2016-02-17 Upcoming session dates are :
Feb 24 - Apr 27
May 4 - Jul 6
Jul 13 - Sept 14 (no class Sep 7)

2016-02-10 Congrats to our new Green Stripe!

2016-01-13 Congrats to our new Brown Stripe!

2015-10-15 Upcoming session dates are :
Dec 2 - Feb 17 (no class Nov 25, Dec 23, Dec 30)

2015-08-05 Congrats to our new Green Stripe and Brown Stripes!

2015-07-01 Congrats to our new Iaido Green Stripe!

2014-04-15 Upcoming session dates are :
Apr 15 - Jun 17
Jun 24 - Aug 26
Sept 2 - Nov 18 (no class Sep 9 or Nov 11)

2015-04-15 Congrats to our new Green Stripe!

2015-03-20 Yamazaki Sensei seminar at Sensei Stukenberg's dojo.

2014-01-15 Upcoming session dates are :
Feb 4 - Apr 8

2014-11-12 Congrats to our new Green Belt and Green Stripe!

2014-08-15 Upcoming session dates are :
Aug 20 - Oct 29 (no class Sept 3)
Nov 5 - Jan 28 (no class Dec 24 and 31) (bonus class Nov 26!)

2014-07-09 Congratulations to our new Green Belts!

2014-06-03 Upcoming session dates are :
Jun 4 - Aug 13 (no class July 2)

2014-2-12 Session dates have been extended to replace the weather cancelation of Feb 5 :
January 8 - March 19
March 26 - May 28

2013-12-20 Upcoming session dates are :
January 8 - March 12
March 19 - May 21

2013-09-28 Congratulations to Sensei Smiley on promotion to Sandan in Iaido!

2013-07-20 Upcoming session dates are :
July 24 - October 2
-- No class September 4 (Fall cleaning)
October 9 - December 18
-- No class November 27 (Thanksgiving)
-- There will not be class Dec 25 or Jan 1 2014, we should start a new session on Jan 8, 2014

2013-05-22 Congratulations to our new Green Belts and Green Stripes!

2013-03-20 Congratulations to our new Green Belts!

2013-01-19 Congratulations to Sensei Smiley on promotion in Judo and Jujitsu!

2012-10-24 Congratulations to our new Green Stripes!

2012-08-20 Upcoming session dates are :
February 27 - May 1
May 8 - July 17
- No class July 3

2012-08-20 Upcoming session dates are :
September 26 - December 5
- No class Nov 21 - Thanksgiving
December 12 - February 20
- No class December 26 - Christmas
February 27 - May 1

2012-06-20 Congratulations to our new Green Stripes! Also remember next week starts our new session (dates listed below).

2012-04-09 New session dates - please note the June - September session is 13 weeks long due to the closure of the Community Center :
April 18 - June 20
June 27 - September 19
- No class July 4 - holiday
- No class August 1 - Community Center unavailable
- No class September 5 - Community Center closed

2012-03-28 Congratulations to our newest Green Stripe!

2012-03-02 SpikeTV will be airing the "I Am Bruce Lee" movie next Wednesday. Check your email for details.

2011-11-18 Next session dates announced :
Nov 30 - Feb 1
Feb 8 - Apr 11

2011-10-19 Congratulations to our new Green Stripes!

2011-09-13 New session begins next week, September 21.

2011-08-17 Please remember the Community Center will be closed the week of September 4, so there will NOT be class on September 7.

2011-07-13 Congratulations - new Green Belt and Green Stripe!

2011-07-01 New session is July 6 - September 14.

2011-06-15 Next test scheduled for July 13. Please remember the next upcoming session is July 6 - September 14.

2011-06-14 Advanced Edged Weapons course at Black Wing Shooting Center.

2011-06-01 Congratulations - two new Green Belts, one new Green Stripe!

2011-05-05 Party at Sensei Simovart's house May 21!
Rank testing on June 1.

2011-04-21 New session begins next week April 27 - June 29. Also future sessions will be July 6 - September 14 (no class on September 7) and September 21 - November 23.

2011-04-20 Congratulations to our new Green Stripes! Next test is planned for beginning of June with another one shortly after. Remember to check the video page for sparring videos - they are usually posted a few days after matches.

2011-03-06 Sparring videos are now available online. We hope you take time to watch and learn from them. We will try to include notes regarding each match. Please remember these notes are simply meant to help you learn what to look for (both good and bad). We hope you take time to watch all matches - just as in class you learn by watching each other as well as yourself.

2011-02-14 Next session is Feb 16 - Apr 20.

2011-02-02 Community Center is closed today, tonight's class is canceled, please check your email for more details!

2011-01-03 Green Stripe testing is planned for January 19th - more details will be announced in class this week.

2010-12-31 The Hilliard School of Martial Arts is now on Twitter! Follow us on Twitter or read our recent Twitter updates here on the NEWS page. This is another great way to get quick updates and stay up-to-date with what's happening at the Hilliard School of Martial Arts.

2010-11-26 The new session begins next week : December 1 - February 2. Please check your email for more information.

2010-09-02 The Hilliard Community Center karate class is moving to Wednesday evenings starting starting September 15. Please check your email for more information.

2010-07-12 Please make sure you are on our email list and are receiving our email updates. All email message subjects will begin with "[HSOMA]" and will start being addressed from the SENSEI address from HSOMA.COM. Check your spam setting to make sure you are seeing our messages.