Satori Academy of Martial Arts in Edison, New Jersey, offers Adult and Childrens’ programs in martial arts. We offer instruction for adults in Karate, Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, which are taught by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor, Fernando “Cabeça” Sarmento Jr. Sarmento was named Full Contact Magazine Instructor of the Year and North American Grappling Association Instructor of the Year. Come find out what makes BJJ such an exciting martial art! Beginners welcome.
Sensei Kristine Brink is the Head Instructor of all academies. She is a gifted, 3rd degree black belt instructor with 12 years teaching experience and nearly twenty years in the martial arts. An accomplished competitor, Ms. Brink’s incredible knowledge, expertise and technical skills contribute immeasurably to the continued development of our curriculum and instructor team. Ms. Brink is also a certified Instructor of Fast Combatives and continues to train in BJJ, no-gi grappling and Thai boxing.
Sensei Tony Silva is the Head Instructor for the Edison academy, and a 4th degree black belt in Kenpo Karate. In addition, Sensei also trains in boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai, grappling, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with several of the best teams and fighters that New Jersey has to offer.
The curriculum at Satori Academy is a unique blend of leading martial arts styles and places strong emphasis on valuable life skills such as perseverance, focus and self-discipline. The result: As students learn highly effective self-defense techniques, they experience new levels of confidence and empowerment. For children, this means better grades in school and better behavior at home. Teens gain a level of clarity that gives them a huge advantage in dealing with the complexities in their lives. And for adults, this translates directly to increased success in business and more fulfilling personal relationships. Sound too good to be true? Consider this: The stress of today’s pressure-packed world can derail almost anyone, personally or professionally, if they don’t have the internal strength to achieve their goals. Imagine having the clarity to know exactly what you want to accomplish and the mental strength to excel at whatever you set your mind to; that’s what students learn at Satori Academy. And as if that’s not enough, we make it enjoyable so our students love coming back for more. Stop by anytime and see for yourself.