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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 …

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Josie Murray Visits Grandmaster Marchetti and other Events

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As our readers may recall, martial artist and friend of KMA Josie Murray visited Florida in September of last year for 5 days to train with Grandmaster Marchetti. Recently he returned 11 days and it was a very busy time! First and foremost is was the training. You will see photos below of Grandmaster Marchetti and Josie Murray as well …

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Broward County Sheriff’s Department Seminar with Grandmaster Marchetti

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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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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 …