Jeff Hadley Sensei

Jeff Hadley, 5th Degree Black Belt

Jeff Hadley

Jeff Hadley Sensei began his Martial Arts study in Judo at the Ohio Judo and Karate school while attending high school. He continued his martial arts training in Shito-ryu and Isshin-ryu Karate-do as well as Taekwon-do during and after college. Hadley Sensei is ranked Shodan in Shito-ryu and Isshin-ryu Karate-do.

Hadley Sensei began his Aikido training at Cleveland Aikikai in 1989 and earned his shodan (first degree black belt) awarded by Mitsugi Saotome Shihan.  Hadley Sensei was promoted to Godan (5th degree black belt)  by Mitsugi Saotome Shihan in 2019.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities at the Cleveland Aikikai, Hadley Sensei travels to intensive seminars around the United States,  is head instructor and responsible for managing the business affairs of Cleveland Aikikai.