Hanshi Marvin Carmona
Hanshi Marvin Carmona, has earned an 9th degree Black Belt in Isshinryu Karate, a 5th degree Black Belt in Yoshitsune JuJitsu, a 3rd degree Black Belt in Kendo (Japanese Swordsmanship), and multiple Black Belts in Okinawan Kobudo (Weapons).
Hanshi Carmona holds his instructors certificate from Okinawa. He is a Trustee and Vice President for the American Isshinryu non-profit organization. He is a Board of Directors for the Isshinryu Hall of Fame.
Aside from his martial arts accomplishments, Hanshi Carmona also has a degree in Exercise Science.
Shihan Kelly Carmona
Head Instructor & Business Manager
Shihan Kelly Carmona, in addition to co-owning New Jersey Martial Arts Academy, is a Certified Public Accountant. She is a 6th degree Black Belt in Isshinryu karate and is the Head Instructor of the Randolph Annex and is the Director of Instruction for the 3 - 5 yr old program, Tiny Tigers. She created and runs a free program called "Real Girls Rule, Mean Girls Drool", teaching real life situation self-defense and bully problem solving in today's difficult world to girls from age 6 thru adult for no charge.