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

CLOSED MLK JR. DAY
January 18.
Review webinars will run as scheduled.
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SR. RED BELT ONE MONTH REVIEW
January 21 at 5:30 pm
at Kickside of Montgomery
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COLLAR TESTING
January 29 at 6:15 pm
at Kickside of Montgomery
This test is for eligible students, rank brown belt and above (age 15+) or black belt, all ages. Speak to your instructor to attend.
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PRIMARY TESTING
February 20th - full details to come
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WINTER 2021 CLASS SCHEDULES
Class sizes limited to 10 indoors / 25 outdoors as of 12/5/2020
Click here to preview the IN-PERSON winter schedule for Montgomery.
In-Person classes in Montgomery will take place outdoors if temperatures are above 50 degrees, unless there is inclement weather.
Click here to preview the IN-PERSON winter schedule for Hillsborough.
In-Person classes in Hillsborough will take place outdoors M/T/F if temperatures are above 50 degrees, unless there is inclement weather; W/Th classes will take place indoors as a standard practice.
Click here to preview the VIRTUAL winter schedule.
Click here for M/W webinar registration link.
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