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Broward County Seminar with Grandmaster Matchetti

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Grandmaster Marchetti has always taken a special interest in sharing his knowledge with those who serve and protect our nation. This has manifested in many ways throughout his personal career and extended to his work as the head of the Police Tactics Instructors of America International. It was a pleasure when recently he had the opportunity to spend a evening training ...
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Grandmaster Marchetti and Josie Murray in Florida!

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One of the great things about being a martial artist is getting the chance to meet so many great people during your travels.  People with incredible drive, skill and dedication to their craft. An example of this is the friendship between  Grandmaster Marchetti and Josie Murray.  Recently, Mr. Murray visited Florida to receive an award and spent most of a week with Grandmaster …

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Grandmaster Marchetti and Chuck Wepner meet great people…

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Recently Grandmaster Marchetti was visited in Florida by his friend, boxing legend and Kearny Martial Arts black belt Chuck Wepner. In addition to other activities they hit several of Grandmaster Marchetti’s favorite Florida locations and connected with great folks along the way. The photos below show just a few highlights… Chuck Wepner and Grandmaster Marchetti on Marco island to visit brother John …

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Grandmaster Marchetti instructs Athletes in Self Defense

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As anyone familiar with him can attest, Grandmaster Marchetti is always happy to instruct eager students in the martial arts. That is why when his friend Dr. Kulick asked him to take time out of his schedule to help his son and several others at the Kulick home, he agreed quickly. Aside from Dr. Kulick and Grandmaster Marchetti in attendance were Patrick …

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World Head of Family Sokeship Council 2014

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Grand Master Vincent Marchetti attended the 22nd annual World Head of Family Sokeship Council celebration, held in Orlando, Florida on June 20 and 21.  The annual Sokeship meeting is a celebration which brings together members from all over the world. Students of Kearny Martial Arts are particularly aware of how special these events are for all who attend as our dojo …

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KMA Black Belt Jeff Graf Visits Dojo

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Last night, the Kearny Martial Arts Dojo had the pleasure of a visit from one of its Black Belts, Jeff Graf.  Jeff was in the area working with the NY Police Department to train some of their units in special tactics. As he has on many occasions, Jeff attends the dojo whenever his training schedule permits. During his visit, Jeff …

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KMA Black Belt Test – April 10, 2014

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Kearny Martial Arts is proud to announce our newest Black Belts! Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti presided over the first ever KMA Black Belt Test held on a weekday.  Grandmaster arrived on Thursday April 10th in the morning and the test was held at 6PM that evening and lasted well past 10PM. Two candidates received their Sho Dan rank along with one …

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“Thank You” from Kearny Martial Arts

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As the Chief Instructor for Kearny Martial Arts, I wanted to extend a sincere “Thank You” to everyone for the incredibly positive response to our recent “Tough Guys” article.  Grand Master Marchetti was overwhelmed and very appreciative of the many emails and phone calls he received in response to this article.  As of today, he has received over fifty phone …

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Grandmaster Marchetti and Kearny Martial Arts Featured in “Tough Guys”

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Recently, an excellent hardcover book titled “Tough Guys” was released by an author named John Wyatt.  This book documents the human story behind 70 of America’s toughest men and women (with 60 detailed biographies)…. representing a range of physical occupations from bouncers, professional military soldiers to some of the legends in martial arts.  The book is the culmination of over four …

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Grandmaster Marchetti Back in Florida with his buddies Harley and Davidson

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After a busy weekend at his Dojo in Kearny, NJ, Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti returned back to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   He is once again spending his days relaxing with two of his closest buddies….Harley and Davidson. Grandmaster Marchetti has two new Harley Davidson motorcycles…a Softail and a Heritage.  He started riding motorcycles and training in the Martial Arts at nearly the …