Meet the Instructors
Mr. Victor Marotta
Mr. Marotta is the owner of the American Karate Studios.
He began training in 1966 and has been teaching karate professionally for over 50 years. He has a rich history in
this martial art.
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Mr. Gregory Balfanz
Mr. Balfanz started at AKS in 1993, at 7 years old. His parents enrolled him in karate so that he could have structure and learn discipline. He became an instructor in 2004 and loves teaching because it keeps him active. He enjoys being able to relate to people who share the common interest of improving through the martial art and seeing people find joy in their growth and perseverance.