Our Instructors

 

Our instructors are all highly qualified, NJMAA tested, trained, and certified. All instructors are fully insured and personally trained by our Chief Instructor, Master John Kanabay.

Master Kanabay has been training in martial arts for over 30 years, 20+ years of those in Montgomery. He holds black belts in TaeKwonDo, Karate, and HaiDong Gumdo. He has advanced training in full contact fighting, grappling, Aikido, escrima, nunchuckas, bo staff and sword. He continues to find ways to inspire and support the local community. He holds multiple champion belts in competitive breaking and runs tournaments across the nation to advance the sport.

Miss Reed has been training in martial arts for over 20 years, starting her training under Master Kanabay at the age of 6. She has won multiple title belts as an atom weight mixed martial arts fighter and is currently training for her professional debut in the fall of 2019. She is an active military member, serving as US Army Reserve Commander in NJ.

New Jersey Martial Arts Alliance

Kickside Martial Arts instructors are certified by the New Jersey Martial Arts Alliance (NJMAA), a state-based martial arts association dedicated to providing the highest quality martial art instruction.

Announcements

3-Day Candidate Review:
10/17 -- Attend at your home location
5:15 pm at Hillsborough
5:30 pm at Montgomery
This is where the written belt knowledge test will be administered. The 200-word black belt essay is due. If you are a Sr. Red Belt still in need of your first stripe, please speak to your chief instructor for permission to attend.
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Primary Testing:
Sunday, 10/20
Crossroads North Middle School (635 Georges Rd, Monmouth Jct., NJ)
9:00 am White – Sr. Yellow Juniors
10:00 am Green – Sr. Blue Juniors
11:00 am Brown – Red Juniors & All Ranks Teen/Adult
11:30 am Sr. Red/Candidates All Ages
12:00 pm Black Belt All Ages
Times are for your current rank, not the new one
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Revised Week:
10/21 – 10/26
Click here for Montgomery Revised Week
Click here for Hillsborough Revised Week
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Parent's Night Out
Every Friday, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
October Theme: Halloween Movies
(No PNO on 10/25)
Cost: $10 + $5 for pizza. Premium members free with a friend (pay only for pizza).
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