Master Rich Brugger - Owner / Chief Instructor
Master Brugger has been training in the martial arts since 1993. He is currently a 5th Degree Black Belt. He was promoted to the rank of Master Instructor by the late Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee in 2005. He was most recently tested & promoted by John Graden, Executive Director of the Martial Arts Teachers' Association. He is also a certified instructor under Guro Dan Inosanto in Filipino Martial Arts and Jeet Kune Do.
He has written articles on family safety, health & fitness and parenting for ParentGuide News and the New Providence - Berkeley Heights PATCH. As a teacher of teachers, Master Brugger's articles on best-practices for instructors and school-owners have been featured regularly in MA SUCCESS, the martial arts industry's largest trade publication. He is also the author of A Parent's Guide To Family Safety - A Common Sense Guide To Keeping Your Family Safe.
Ranks & Certifications
Certified Martial Arts Instructor
Certified Instructor - Martial Arts Teachers' Association
Tae Kwon Do
Master Instructor - Jhoon Rhee System of Tae Kwon Do
4th Degree Black Belt - Traditional Taekwon-Do (ITF)
Muay Thai / Thai Boxing
Instructor under Khuen Khru J. Jones
Jeet Kune Do / Jun Fan Gung Fu
Instructor Level 1 under Guro Dan Inosanto - Inosanto International Martial Arts Instructors Association
Instructor under Sifu J. Jones
Filipino Martial Arts
Lakan Guro Level 1 under Guro Dan Inosanto - Inosanto International Martial Arts Instructors Association
Instructor under Guro J. Jones
Michelle Brugger - Owner / Program Director
Mrs. Brugger has been training in the martial arts since 1996. In addition to being a 3rd degree Black Belt, she is a certified personal fitness trainer and holds additional certifications in sports nutrition, kickboxing and mat pilates. Since 2011 she has been the president of the New Providence Business & Professionals Association. She is also a board member of the Downtown Improvement District.