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

BLACK BELT 2-WEEK REVIEW
Thursday 9/29 at 6:00 pm at Kickside of Hillsborough
2-week review is for All Senior Red Belts. These reviews are where you earn your stripes, which make you eligible to test for Black Belt. See Belt Info for more on requirements
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PRIMARY BELT TESTING
October 15th - Traditional
October 22nd - MMA
Times, locations and details TBA
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FALL 2022 SCHEDULES - FULL UNIFORMS REQUIRED
Effective September 6th
Click here to preview Hillsborough's Fall 2022 class schedule
Click here to preview Montgomery's Fall 2022 class schedule
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