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

SR. RED/BLACK BELT TESTING
July 11th at 8:00 am, Kickside of Montgomery
We will be holding parts of this testing outdoors (weather permitting) and parts indoors. All belt levels will start at 8:00 am. Due to capacity limitations, spectators will not be permitted indoors. We will livestream those portions of the test to students' families. A registration has gone out to all eligible students.
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NON-CONTACT CLASSES: Outdoor and Indoor
Beginning June 22 - view schedule pages for times
We are offering limited-enrollment live classes as of June 22 at both locations. Check your email for more details on requirements/procedures. Indoor limited-capacity classes are permitted as of July 2. For the time being, classes will only move indoors in case of inclement weather or heat advisories. Waiver required for participation.
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ONLINE ZOOM CLASSES
NEW SCHEDULE begins June 23 - click here to view new schedule
Due to COVID-19 concerns we will be offering online classes in addition to outdoor non-contact classes, for the time being. ALL Zoom classes will now use the following link: Zoom Virtual Class Link.
Zoom user name must be student's full name and ID for admission.
PASSWORD IS REQUIRED TO ENTER CLASSES - CHECK OUR UPDATE EMAILS OR CONTACT US TO REQUEST THE PASSWORD.
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