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Chief Instructors

Frank Paul

Founder and Chief Instructor at Clinton

Founder and Chief Instructor at Clinton

Frank Paul is a 5th Degree Black Belt Master Instructor in Taekwondo and a 3rd Degree and Certified Instructor in Haidong Gumdo. He has been teaching since 1992 and has been the Chief Instructor at the Clinton Academy since its inception in October 1993. He is known and respected for his ability to teach exciting and educational classes while instilling discipline and respect. He has the ability to get each student to reach their fullest potential and achieve goals once thought impossible. In January 2006, Mr. Paul was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

Leo Sanchez

Chief Instructor at Warren

Chief Instructor at Warren

Leo Sanchez is a 3rd Degree Black Belt Certified Instructor in Taekwondo. He has been training for over 20 years and has been teaching for over 12 years under Mr. Paul. In 2013 he fulfilled his lifelong dream of opening a school with Mr. Paul where he has become the head Instructor at the Warren location. Mr. Sanchez is well known and adored by his younger students and parents, where he teaches fun and exciting classes that always challenge his students to reach their fullest potential. He also continues his training in Taekwondo and has had the honor of representing the U.S.A at the WAKO World Championship in Ireland in November 2015.

Chris Reitz

Head Instructor at Clinton

Head Instructor at Clinton

Chris Reitz began training in TKD in 1994 with Chief Instructor Frank Paul at the Clinton location.  He holds a 2nd degree black belt in TKD and a 3rd degree black belt in Kempo, or Japanese kickboxing.  Chris also competes in grappling tournaments and studies BJJ at Subforce in Lyndhurst, NJ.  His classes are a healthy mix of both the traditional and modern aspects of martial arts training.  Students can expect to stretch, sweat, learn, and most importantly, have fun. 


Bryan Ezawa

Head Gumdo Instructor at Clinton

Head Gumdo Instructor at Clinton

Bryan Ezawa currently has a 4th degree in Haidong Gumdo has been training in Gumdo since 2006 and has been teaching since 2008. He also has trained in Taekwondo, Kendo, and Iaido.


Mike Crincoli

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Sandy Gray

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Colin Gray

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Helen Wiegand

Alex Jaworski

Zack Furman

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Contact Us

Warren 60 Mountain Blvd, Warren, NJ 07059 | (908) 834-8383 |

Clinton 36 Wal-Mart Plaza, Clinton, NJ 08809 | (908) 713-1440 |


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