Taekwondo

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Master Instructor / Owner Vinicius Raposa

  • Kukkiwon certified
  • Coach - USAT
  • Athlete - USAT
  • WTMU - NJ Officer and Brazil Representative
  • 20+ years of training and teaching experience
  • Kombato Instructor Red level 2 - Highest Ranked in the United States -  Paulo Albuquerque
  • Kali Brasil Mentor Green level 2 - Grand Master Paulo Albuquerque
  • Yellow Cord Capoeira Senzala - Mestre Zumbi
  • Krav Maga training - Master Isaak Epshteyn
  • Taekwondo under Grand Master Hyun Jun Kim​
  • Kouksundo under Master Lee
  • Founder - CINA - Cultural Integration and Arts Association

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Head Instructor Jimmie Carter

  • Head Instructor Beginners Program
  • 15+ years of training and teaching experience
  • Bronze Medalist ATU National Championship 2015 - Forms
  • Gold Medalist ATU National Championship 2015 - Sparring​
  • Bronze Medalist NJ State Championship 2018 - Sparring
  • Head Instructor 2009 - 2014 - Karate USA, Livingston, NJ

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Team Captain Julia Vasconcelos

  • Competition Team trainer
  • 2016 Rio Olympic Athlete
  • 7x time Brazil National Team Member
  • 7x Brazil National Champion
  • Brazil Military Sergeant
  • 13x Medalist Various International Opens
  • 2012 World Championship Aruba - 5th
  • 2012 Pan-American Championship - 3rd
  • 2016 Military World Games - Bronze

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Coach Diego Pereira

 

  • Kukkiwon Certified
  • Head Instructor East Hanover location
  • Coach/Trainer of Olympic Bronze Medalist Sandy Macedo
  • 2015 Brazil National Team Cadet and Junior Head Coach
  • 2016 Brazil National Team Cadet and Junior Head Coach
  • 2017 Brazil National Team Cadet and Junior Head Coach
  • Former Athlete Brazil National Team

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Master Robert Lewis

  • 6th Dan ITF Taekwondo
  • Instructor Newark Afterschool Programs
  • Fight Fit HIIT Instructor
  • Black Belt: Karate, Iaido

Boxing

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Head Coach/Trainer Willie Moses

  • Head Coach - Team USA Olympic Team
  • Coach of WBO World Champion - Shakur Stevenson 2019
  • 2016 Team USA Olympic Coach
    • Silver Medal - Shakur Stevenson (athlete)
  • 2016 IKOS award - Rio 2016 Olympics
  • 2013 Voted National Jr. Golden Gloves Outstanding Coach
  • 2013/2015 NJ Boxing Hall Of Fame Coach of the Year
  • 2012 Boxing Hall of Fame - Coach of the Year
  • Coached 15 National Championships for Team USA
  • Won 12 medals internationally with Team USA
    • 5 Gold - 2 Silver - 5 Bronze
  • Founder Moses Stevenson Foundation nonprofit

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Carina “Red”

  • Boxing Trainer
  • Head Kickboxing Trainer
  • Bronze - Diamond Gloves 2019
  • Personal Trainer

Kickboxing

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Coach/Trainer Yusuf Suliman

  • 6th Degree American Karate - KA System
  • Professional Boxing and Kickboxing Coach
  • Head of Hardstyle Raposa Fight Team
  • 40+ years martial arts experience
  • Personal Trainer
  • Self-Defense Instructor

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AJ Hardaway - RIP

 

  • Kickboxing Coach - Team Raposa
  • MMA/Kickboxing Fighter
  • 2019 PKA Heavyweight Champion
  • Floor fighting specialist

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Coach Freddie Hyde

  • Taekwondo Black Belt
  • Boxing Coach
  • Kickboxing Coach
  • Taekwondo Trainer
  • Personal Trainer

Staff

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Alejandro

  • Team Videographer

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Giovanna “Gia”

  • General Secretary
  • Sales Manager

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86 Monroe Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105, United States

(862) 305-0369

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