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A Traditional Education in Japanese Martial Arts History

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Grandmaster Marchetti recently led a presentation on Japanese martial arts history to a group of young students.  He conducted this seminar for Master Hector Rodriguez and his American Pride school based in Florida.  Grandmaster Marchetti believes that a strong background in the history of the arts is essential; it forms the foundation for all martial arts training.  This training class …

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KMA Dojo Well Represented at the 25th Anniversary of the World Head of Family Sokeship Council

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Grandmaster Marchetti is one of the founding board members of the World Head of Family Sokeship Council (WHFSC).  The WHFSC is the foremost collective group of accredited martial arts masters and grandmasters in the world and this year the organization celebrated its 25th-anniversary event.  Grandmaster Marchetti proudly welcomed nine of his students to this year’s 25th Anniversary celebration, including students …

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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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Grandmaster Marchetti Connects with Goshin Ryu Karate Do Association

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Recently, Grandmaster Marchetti was requested by his long time friend, Grandmaster Juan Otero, to provide two hours of Ju Jitsu training at a recent black belt meeting of the Goshin Ryu Karate Do Association.  Grandmaster Marchetti and Grandmaster Otero travelled from their homes in Florida to attend this training.  This training seminar was held on May 14, 2016, at Grandmaster Otero’s Dojo in Hasbrouck …

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KMA Instructors Teach Free Self-Defense Seminar in Florida

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Grandmaster Marchetti recently conducted a free two hour self-defense seminar for the Lauderdale by the Sea community.  This event was requested by Mayor Scot Sasser and coordinated by his Public Information Officer, Steve D’Oliveira.  Chief Instructor Joe Pung was also present to assist Grandmaster Marchetti during the seminar. The town of Lauderdale by the Sea notified residents of the free seminar with several large …

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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 …

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Grandmaster Marchetti Returns to KMA Dojo

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The Kearny Martial Arts Dojo was honored to welcome Grandmaster Marchetti back to his Dojo on Thursday, Feb 18, 2016.  Grandmaster Marchetti was warmly greeted by current students, past students and many friends of the school.  For many new students, this was their first opportunity to meet their Grandmaster in person. Grandmaster Marchetti spent much of the night greeting all …

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 …