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Great Memories: Grandmaster Marchetti and KMA Chief Instructor Sensei Joe Pung visit Jeff Graf in Ft. Knox

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Some moments are worth looking  back on. As many know, Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti has always been very involved in training our military. One of the many times he traveled to do so was Ft. Knox for a group that included personnel from Delta Force, Federal Marshals and the Special Reaction Team (SRT). We have a new photo here in addition to the …

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Grandmaster Marchetti and Chuck Wepner Visit Gracie Barra Ft. Lauderdale

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Earlier this year Grandmaster Marchetti stopped by to introduce KMA Black Belt Chuck Wepner to his friends at Gracie Barra dojo in Ft. Lauderdale. It was a fun visit for everyone and we are sure all the instructors and students present enjoyed it! Fortunately we have some photos from the event for you that include not only Chuck Wepner and …

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Grandmaster Marchetti Honored with Ring(s)

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Things have been busy at Kearny Martial Arts but we wanted to take a moment and mention a great honor that was given to our founder. Grandmaster Marchetti was awarded a ring on behalf of the London International Hall of Fame by Grandmaster Gary Wasniewski during a great ceremony in London.  The ring itself is silver in color with a blue stone, …

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 …

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Gransmaster Marchetti Seminar at Reyes Martial Arts

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Recently Grandmaster Marchetti gave a seminar at Reyes Martial Arts and visited with multiple MMA Champion Manny Reyes Jr. and Grandmaster Hector Rodriguez. Among other things Grandmaster Marchetti instructed several defenses against leg oriented take downs with Manny Jr’s son. We hope you enjoy the photos below!  

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Grandmaster Marchetti at the International Youth Martial Arts Hall of Fame

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It is no secret that Grandmaster Marchetti believes in the ability of the martial arts to change lives for the better and help kids achieve their dreams. In fact, many of the best students of Kearny Martial Arts began training as early as 5 years old. To help support this belief last week on 04/25/15 Grandmaster Marchetti participated in the …

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An Awesome Gathering in Florida

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Back in March Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti had the chance to spend time with a number of his friends as they came down to visit. Included in the group was KMA Chief Instructor Sensei Joe Pung, Jeff Graf and Chuck Wepner. Below you will find plenty of pictures as they enjoyed the weekend that included: Stopping in at American Top Team. Instructing the students …