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…

Grandmaster Marchetti instructs at Fort Lee and is awarded the Post Flag

Grandmaster Marchetti with the Fort Lee post flag.

Grandmaster Marchetti’s recent trip to the Fort Lee Army base marked a truly great milestone in his career. It was a trip that meant a lot personally to him and in many ways represented a culmination of more than 25 years of teaching this nation’s elite military and police. Many times, Grandmaster Marchetti has even…

Grandmaster Martchetti Attends “Showdown at the Bay IV”

Grandmaster Marchetti with Ricardo Rodriguez.

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…

“Real Rocky” Chuck Wepner speaks about upcoming biopic…

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[x_pullquote cite=”Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti” type=”right”]”Chuck is the toughest warrior and best friend I could ever have […] he never had a trainer until he fought Muhammed Ali. Chuck fought everybody and even fought an 8-foot bear… twice. He got into the ring with the baddest of the bad. He is a true hero to America,…

Grandmaster Marchetti Connects with Goshin Ryu Karate Do Association

Goshin Ryu Karate Do Association - Meeting of May 14, 2016

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 Marchetti and Chuck Wepner Visit Gracie Barra Ft. Lauderdale

Instructor Victor Pires, Chuck Wepner, Professor Ricardo Pires, Grandmaster Marchetti as well as various students.

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…

Grandmaster Marchetti Honored with Ring(s)

The two rings mentioned in this article.

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…

Pedro Bennett Interview with Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti

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…

World Head of Family Sokeship Council 23rd Anniversary Celebration

Grandmaster Gary Pointer and Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti

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…

Grandmaster Marchetti and Junior dos Santos

Grant Master Vincent Marchetti poses with Jr. Dos Santos

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…

1 Comment

  1. rfinaldi on April 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Congrats to my buddy Russ Matson on getting his black belt ! HUGE 🙂