Seminar at Iron Warriors in Florida

Grandmaster Roensch, Grandmaster Marchetti, KMA Black Belt Dr. Shapiro

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…

Gransmaster Marchetti Seminar at Reyes Martial Arts

Grandmaster Hector Rodriguez, MMA Champion Manny Reyes Jr., Grandmaster Vincent Martchetti

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!  

Grandmaster Marchetti at the International Youth Martial Arts Hall of Fame

A group shot of the attendees.

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 and Josie Murray in Florida!

Josie Murray, Dustin Poirier  and Gransdmaster Marchetti.

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…

Grandmaster Marchetti and Chuck Wepner meet great people…

Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti and Chuck Wepner on Marco Island

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…

Grandmaster Marchetti instructs Athletes in Self Defense

Grandmaster Marchetti with Spencer Transue, Vernon Trice, Patrick Kulick and Dr. Kulick (rear)

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 Featured in “Tough Guys”

Grand Master Marchetti standing by World Martial Arts Hall of Fame painting in the KMA Dojo.

Recently, an excellent hardcover book titled “Tough Guys” was released by an author named John Wyatt.  This book documents the human story behind 70 of America’s toughest men and women (with 60 detailed biographies)…. representing a range of physical occupations from bouncers, professional military soldiers to some of the legends in martial arts.  The book…

World Head of Family Sokeship Council Event

Grandmaster Marchetti Speaking

Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti attended the 20th Annual Meeting of the World Head of Family Sokeship Council(WHFSC) to celebrate the council’s 21st year. The event was held on June 1st and 2nd, 2013 at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The WHFSC is the most prestigious council of internationally recognized and accredited grandmasters and masters…

Chuck Wepner Visits Florida

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While in Florida, Grand Master Marchetti was recently visited by boxing legend and good friend Chuck Wepner. Mr. Wepner is also a important part of the Kearny Martial Arts family. Holding an black belt, he visits our dojo often and is commonly in attendance at the closed door Black Belt tests. For those of you…

Grandmaster Marchetti: Pride of Kearny

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The Observer Newspaper recently featured Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti in a full page and half article written by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Karen Zautyk.  The article focused on many aspects of Grandmaster Marchetti’s martial arts background and philosphies pertaining to the martial arts.  Some of the items touched upon in the article include Grandmaster Marchetti’s background,…

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

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