About our Instructors

Sensei Adam Tucker (Owner/Head Instructor)

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Adam has been studying the Martial Arts for over 15 years. He has competed extensively up and down the east coast in both submission grappling tournaments and Amateur Mixed Martial Arts bouts. Adam uses his competition experience to help temper our students while reinforcing the traditional principles which are the foundation for all martial arts.

Ranks:

1st Degree Black Belt Goshin Do Karate

Founder Ronin Kickboxing System

Level 6 (Purple Belt) Hayastan Grappling System

Level 1 Mittmaster Certification

Blue Belt 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

Orange Belt Bang Muay Thai

Competition Highlights:

 

3-2 Amateur MMA Record

2011 NYS Grappling Championship Absolute No Gi Champion

2011 NYS Grappling Championship Advanced 1st Place

Roxane Bennett (Assistant Instructor)

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Roxane has been a Student of Ronin Martial Arts almost since opening day. She is very active in both our Ronin Kickboxing and Hayastan Grappling programs. She is incredibly enthusiastic about what Ronin Martial Arts Academy has to offer, and is always friendly and welcoming to students, both new and old!

Roxanne currently assists with all classes and runs our Friday night classes, including our Women's Grappling and Self Defense program.

Ranks:

Green Belt Ronin Kickboxing System

Level 1 (Yellow Belt) Hayastan Grappling System

Samantha Palella (Assistant Instructor)

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Samantha is very active in all of the Programs we offer. Whether it is Ronin Fitness, Goshin Do Karate, Ronin Kickboxing or Hayastan Grappling, she's always learning and helping others. 

Samantha currently assists with both our Little Pups Class and aids in all of our adult classes as well.

Ranks:

Green Belt Ronin Kickboxing System

Level 1 (Yellow Belt) Hayastan Grappling System

Yellow Belt Goshin Do Karate

King Tramel (Assistant Instructor)

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King is an active member of all of our martial arts programs. His quiet demeanour allows him to easily communicate with others and relate to them. His devotion to the martial arts is evident in his constant drive to improve himself and his training partners. 

King currently assists with both our Little Pups class and aids in all of our adult classes as well.

Ranks:

Orange Belt Ronin Kickboxing System

High School Wrestling Experience

Julie-Hunsinger-Tucker 

(Owner/Administrator)

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Julie has been a driving force of Ronin Martial Arts since before we opened. She helped to find our original location, build our schedule, design our main logo and begin initial advertising.

Currently Julie helps behind the scenes with advertising, billing, social media and several other jobs.