Legends Martial Arts Academy

TOday not possible...

Tomorrow Possible

Discipline, Honesty, Respect, Goals

Welcome to Legends Martial Arts Academy

Legends Martial Arts Academy has served the greater Monroe area since 2012. Our #1 goal is to train, nurture and develop strong, healthy, confident individuals that will go out and make a positive impact in their community. In our fun and safe training environment, students encourage one another to trust, believe and achieve. We view each student as an individual and are committed to helping every student become the very best they can be.

"The ultimate aim of martial arts is not having to use them."

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The Benefits of Martial Arts

Self-Esteem​

With confidence comes enhanced self-esteem. We utilize a series of multiple goals that boost self-esteem levels. This builds greater self-respect and self-esteem in our martial arts students. Please note: Our martial arts instructors turn most quiet, shy and doubtful beginners into strong outgoing leaders that become powerful practitioners.

Self-Discipline​

The foundation of martial arts is the focus of self-discipline incorporated into a students training. Instant gratification, the I want it now, and lessons in self-restraint and discipline are learned traits for both children and adults. To succeed in life…this is one of many goals we have for our students. Our Instructors are here to serve.

Physical Fitness​

Tired of the boring mundane and repetitive workouts? We are more than a lifestyle change when it comes to fitness. It is a synergized martial arts training program that our students enhance their level of fitness. Our training facility incorporates fun and exciting training concepts that are unique to Monroe Township.

Sense of Respect​

Our students learn to show attention and respect to themselves and others. In this modern and fast paced world too often we see the lack of self-respect for oneself or others. We are proud of our Martial Arts students and the respect shown within the community. Through quality training our students carry on a high level of respect.

Meet Our Instructors

Chief Instructor

John Clerigo

  • 4th Degree Black Belt
  • Standard Tae Kwon Do in 2004
  • Nationally Certified
  • Instructor since 2008
  • Level 3 National Tournament Judge
  • CPR Certified
Chief Instructor

John Clerigo

  • 4th Degree Black Belt
  • Standard Tae Kwon Do in 2004
  • Nationally Certified
  • Instructor since 2008
  • Level 3 National Tournament Judge
  • CPR Certified
Chief Instructor

John Clerigo

  • 4th Degree Black Belt
  • Standard Tae Kwon Do in 2004
  • Nationally Certified
  • Instructor since 2008
  • Level 3 National Tournament Judge
  • CPR Certified
Chief Instructor

John Clerigo

  • 4th Degree Black Belt
  • Standard Tae Kwon Do in 2004
  • Nationally Certified
  • Instructor since 2008
  • Level 3 National Tournament Judge
  • CPR Certified

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Our Programs

The programs at Legends Martial Arts Academy are designed for children 4 through adults. Each program emphasizes a strong foundation of the basics of Martial Arts and Defense. Alongside your Martial Arts foundation, students also gain a powerful understanding of core character development values.

Tiny Tigers

Our Tiny Tigers is our 5 – 7 year old program will introduce your child to the world of Martial Arts. Starting your child in a quality Martial Arts program at an early age greatly assists in their growth and development. The skills and techniques they learn are useful not only at Legends Martial Arts but tend to shine through at home, school, and other daily settings. Teachers will definitely notice a difference in your child! Social skills, communication, and awareness are all highly valued traits in society and are a large part of our Tiny Tiger program.

TaeKwonDo For Kids

Karate for Kids is designed for children ages 8 – 12. This program lays a strong foundation in the fundamentals of Martial Arts and Self Defense. Core values + traditional Martial Arts = Self Confidence, which is what our students demonstrate. Students also learn how to handle and become an advocate over the growing epidemic of bullying.

Leadership Program

Our Leadership program is for those that want to take their training and leadership skills to the next level. This dynamic program introduces the next generation of Martial Arts and Leadership. Train to be a great leader by experiencing public speaking, public debates, prepare for college and job interviews. Your child will be exposed and introduced to life skills they will need to succeed in life. Take your skills to the tournament circuit and compete for State and World Titles. There’s no limit to your imagination.

Teen and Adults

There are so many wonderful benefits to a Martial Arts program. Increase you strength, flexibility, cardio, mental capacity and so much more. As you set goals and achieve them, you will begin to notice improvements in multiple areas. Whether you are a student in school, on the job or just in everyday life, Martial Arts training makes a difference. You don’t have to be a victim. You can experience victory in everything you do.

Get In touch

365 Spotswood Englishtown Rd
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

(732) 723-9300​​