KMA Responds to Coronavirus COVID-19

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The staff at KMA have been monitoring COVID-19 keeping in mind our responsibility to both students and the community. As a result, we have decided to suspend operations. This suspension is in effect immediately and will remain for at least 3 weeks. We will continue to evaluate the risks and stay in communication regarding the situation. Meanwhile, do not hesitate …

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A new year and a proud history…

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Even as everyone here at Kearny Martial Arts looks forward to an amazing 2018, we wanted to take a moment and look back on some of our proud history. In this case, we will highlight just a few amazing photos of Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti instructing our military. Remember, these lessons are always done for free as a service back to …

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Grandmaster Martchetti Attends “Showdown at the Bay IV”

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On February 26, 2016 Grandmaster Marchetti attended the “Showdown at the Bay IV” boxing event in Palm Bar Florida as part of his work with the Florida State Boxing Commission. As many of our readers know Grandmaster Marchetti has a long history with boxing that spans his entire martial arts career making this an excellent fit. Pictured below you can see the …

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“Real Rocky” Chuck Wepner speaks about upcoming biopic…

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Always happy to support his good friend, Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti accompanied KMA Black Belt Chuck Wepner in August to Jarvis Hall in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Chuck had been invited to speak about the movie “The Bleeder”, his life in and out of the ring and participate in a Q&A. In addition to the Q&A, Chuck Wepner also signed autographs and posed for …

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A Rite of Passage – The Kearny Martial Arts Black Belt Test

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February 20th, 2016 was a typical Saturday morning for most people, a quiet and sunny start to the weekend. Behind the locked doors and shaded windows of Kearny Martial Arts, it was anything but a normal day. Students, teachers and invited guests had gathered for a black belt test, a time honored tradition that can trace its lineage back centuries to …

Pedro Bennett Interview with Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti

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While many in the martial arts know of Grandmaster Marchetti only a relative few of us have had the opportunity to hear him speak about his life experiences and views. Interviews in his own voice are rare but fortunately we now  have the opportunity to share one of those with you. Pedro Bennet the director of http://martialartsnow.com has released an …

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World Head of Family Sokeship Council 23rd Anniversary Celebration

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Grandmaster Marchetti recently attended the World Head of Family Sokeship Council 23rd Anniversary Celebration. The event was held over Labor Day weekend at the DoubleTree hotel in Omaha, Nebraska. Grandmaster Marchetti always looks forward attending and this time proved no exception. While traveling Grandmaster Marchetti enjoyed the great companionship of Grandmaster Gary Pointer. They left Florida Friday evening heading out and departed Omaha on …

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Grandmaster Marchetti and Junior dos Santos

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While on business recently Grandmaster Marchetti was pleasantly surprised to run into Junior dos Santos. Santos is a fighter currently living in Ft. Lauderdale and training with American Top Team. As Grandmaster Marchetti is a frequent guest at the facility, it is likely they will meet again! We have plenty of other news to come, so keep checking back.

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Seminar at Iron Warriors in Florida

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Recently, Grandmaster Marchetti was invited to observe a seminar given by Grandmaster Stephen Roensch.  The seminar occurred towards the end of August 2015, and the venue was the Iron Warriors dojo in Hollywood Florida, which is owned by 8th Degree Black Belt Rey Perez.  Accompanying Grandmaster Marchetti, was his Michi Budo Ryu black belt and long time friend,  Dr. Cliff …