School Owner and Head Instructor
8th Dan Certified Black Belt – Taekwondo
8th Dan Certified Black Belt – Kyusho Jitsu
7th Dan Certified Black Belt – Moo Yea Do
5th Dan Certified Black Belt – Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters)
4th Dan Certified Black Belt – Hapkido
Certified Instructor – Small Circle Ju-jitsu
Certified Self Defense Instructor & Adjunct Professor – Indiana University Northwest
4 Time Inductee – World Karate Hall of Fame (2001, 2004, 2006, 2009)
MCCA Self-Defense Instructor
World Taekwondo Headquarters (WT – Kukkiwon)
Moo Yea Do Federation
World Traditional Hapkido Alliance (WTHA)
Dilman Karate International
Small Circle Jujitsu International
Koryo Gumdo International
Moo Do Won International
National Referee – Taekwondo Olympic Sparring
Member is USCCA & NRA
Grandmaster Deborah Grimaldi began her martial arts journey in Chicago, IL at the age of 12 under her teacher Master Tiger Yang. Master Grimaldi currently has over 50 years of experience practicing and teaching Martial Arts. She incorporates many arts into her teachings. Grandmaster Grimaldi holds world titles in forms and she is a national referee.
As a dedicated teacher, Grandmaster Grimaldi personally teaches and trains all instructors and students with compassion while setting a strong example. It is her mission to provide the best training experience for all her students! Her determination to build strong leaders and train champions has brought her students to great heights.
Master Grimaldi has trained champions at state, national and international levels. She has trained the United States Military and been invited to train foreign military. Grandmaster Grimaldi has trained Police, First Responders, Private and Federal Security Agents, and Secret Service Agents.
Grandmaster Grimaldi offers world class martial arts training and education like no other. All martial arts training is not created equal. If you are a person who looks for excellence and practical martial arts training, this is the place for you! Contact us today to schedule an orientation.