Meet Ms. Gedman | Westfield Area Y

Meet Ms. Gedman

Chief Instructor Gedman’s Black Belt Academy, located at the Westfield Area Y
- 5th Degree Black Belt with the American Tae Kwon Do Association
- Member of the ATA since 2001, earned 1st Degree Black Belt in 2003

Competition Achievements
- New Jersey State Champ (Weapons, Sparring and Forms) – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
-New Jersey State Champ (Combat Sparring) 2011, 2012, 2013

- Top 10 Competitor in United States in Sparring 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, 2012, 2013
- Top 10 Competitor in United States in Forms 2009, 2012, 2013
- Top 10 Competitor in United States in Weapons 2012, 2013
- Silver Medal in World Championships in Sparring 2013, Bronze Medal in 2008 and 2009

Certifications
- Instructor Certification 12/06 (began assistant trainer program in 2003, over 300 internship hours and attendance at 3 weekend certification camps during 2003-2005)
- Sahng Nats (Kamas) -2008
- Integrated Martial Arts - 2010
- Jee Phang Ee (Cane) - 2010
- Basic Pressure Point Control- 2012
- Oh Sung Do (Broad Sword) - 2012
- Mid Range Jahng Bong- (Bo Staff) - 2013
- SHARP- Sexual Harrassment Rape Prevention- 2013
- Gun Disarms - 2013
- Single Ssahng Jeol Bong (Nunchuck)- 2014
- Level 3 National Judge

OUR HOURS AND LOCATIONS

 
(908) 233-2700 (908) 233-2700 (908) 223-8820 (908) 301-1616 (908) 654-8460 (908) 317-9622 (908) 233-2700
220 Clark Street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
220 Clark Street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
111 Ferris Place,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
500 East Street,
Garwood, NJ,
07027
170 Elm Street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
422 East Broad Street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
220 Walnut Avenue,
Cranford, NJ,
07016
Weekdays
5:00AM-10:30PM
Saturday 
6:00AM-8:00PM
Sunday
7:00AM-9:00PM

 

Weekdays
7:30AM-8:00PM 
Weekends 
8:00AM-6:00PM
 
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9:00AM-5:00PM 
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7:00AM-6:30PM 
Weekends 
* CLOSED
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Preschool Hours
Evenings
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Weekends
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Preschool Hours
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OUR MISSION

The Westfield Area YMCA is a nonprofit human service organization dedicated to developing the full potential of every individual and family in the communities it serves through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.