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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 …

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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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“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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KMA’s Newest Black Belts

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Recently, we have had many requests for photos of our latest Kearny Martial Arts Black Belts.  For the first time ever, Grandmaster Marchetti has given his permission to release photos taken of our new black belts immediately after their well deserved promotions. As many of you know, the KMA Black Belt Test is a closed door affair.  During the test, …

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Black Belt Test Success!

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On June 29, 2013, Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti and Kearny Martial Arts successfully held the largest black belt test in the history of the school.  Eight students tested for their black belts in the of “old school” style of testing that Grandmaster Marchetti and the KMA Dojo are famous for.  Saturday’s test was the culmination of a great weekend for Grandmaster Marchetti and …