Master Stevens has enjoyed over 37 years as a martial artist, athlete, and teacher. He is a former grand champion in various Martial Arts competitions. In 1993 he was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Mr. Stevens currently holds the rank of 7th Degree Black belt and continues to train and learn a variety of arts to diversify our multi-style training system. One of the highlights in his martial arts career was competing in Brazil. “I fell in love with the martial arts when I was 10 years old, and have been training ever since.”
7th dan Blackbelt in Korean Karate
2nd Degree Blackbelt in Gracie jiu-jitsu
Instructor level Muay Thai Coach
Instructor of defensive tactics for Bergen County Police
Adjunct professor at Ramapo College
Inducted into Martial Arts Hall of fame in 1993
Master William Stevens age 17 yrs 1987
Professor Stevens training Jiu-jitsu
Training Muay Thai With Master "K" I have been training with Master K since 2003 Master K or KumronVaitayanon went on to have over 75 fights before he retired.
Training at Fairtex in Thailand with world Champion Yodsanklai. The former super welterweight WBC Muay Thai World champion at 154 lb former three time Lumpinee Stadium champion. He was nicknamed "The Boxing Computer" by Thai sports newspapers as a testament to his perfect fighting technique.
Saulo Riberio, and Xande Riberio Training in Rio, Brazil 2005
Awards for teaching police officers
Training With Rolker Gracie in Brazil 2019
One of the highlights in My martial arts career was competing in Brazil
Training with Master Helio Gracie in Brazil in 2007 Founder of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Training in Brazil with Former Pride /ufc World champion Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro"Nogueira
Training in Brazil with "Jacare" Souza in 2008 Myself and my good friend Jay Hayes got a chance to do some private lessons with the Jiu-jitsu and MMA Champ
Getting my Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Blackbelt from Royler Gracie and Louis Vintaloro
Master Stevens Breaking a Baseball bat in half with his shin
2019 Visiting A statue for Master Carlson Gracie in Copacabana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
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*little Dragon students should attend 1 class per week
Parents train free. Yellow highlighted
classes are for adults
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Mr. Stevens age 22
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Policies and Procedures
Refer to your new schedule for class times. We recommend that you attend class on consistent days and times each week. Parents dropping off children should do so five minutes prior to the class time. The school becomes very busy around class time and is not responsible for unattended children. Also, all children must wait inside the school until their ride arrives.
Students are responsible to keep their uniforms clean, neat and odor free. T-shirts must be tucked into pants.
The school encourages parents to observe class. We only ask you that you respect the class by remaining quiet and if you bring younger children, that you keep them under control. Please do not leave children unattended in the waiting area.
The Ranking System is a very important tool designed to motivate by teaching a student how to set and achieve short and long term goals. It provides students with positive reinforcement by rewarding them with a specific colored belt signifying their level of progress and achievement.
The Belts: There are a total of 8 Belts that must be obtained prior to achieving the coveted Black Belt. In addition, students also receive stripes on their Belts indicating their degree of progress.
The Test: Testing gives students the opportunity to demonstrate their skills under stressful circumstances. This stress is important because it simulates emotions that an individual may encounter under life threatening circumstances in the real world. Testing is an essential building block used to teach an individual how to respond more logically and rationally when an obstacle arises.
The Testing Application: Everyone is always on his or her best behavior in karate class. However, one of our main objectives is to develop well-balanced students in and out of the school. The testing application is an official document that serves the following:
It is an indicator that the student has fulfilled and meets all their responsibilities to their karate school and instructor.
It assures that the student is appreciative, respectful and cooperative at home.
It encourages the student to turn in their report cards and work toward academic excellence in their studies in school.
Each exam requires demonstration of a specific set of techniques and skills. The instructor, upon watching your progress and class attendance makes the decision when a student is ready to test, not the student or the parent. Our mission is to guide everyone to Black Belt, but only when the professional instructors feel it is time.
Once the instructors agree that a student is ready to test, a notice will be issued. The notice must be filled out and signed by a parent and a teacher at school. In the beginning, belt exams are scheduled closer together and are shorter in length. As the student's knowledge and skill increase, belt exams will be further apart and will take longer to complete.
The STUDENT CREED is recited every class
I WILL DEVELOP MYSELF IN A POSITIVE MANNER AND AVOID ANYTHING THAT WOULD REDUCE MY MENTAL GROWTH OR MY PHYSICAL HEALTH.
I WILL DEVELOP SELF DISCIPLINE IN ORDER TO BRING OUT THE BEST IN MYSELF AND OTHERS.
I WILL USE WHAT I LEARN IN CLASS CONSTRUCTIVELY AND DEFENSIVELY AND PROMISE NEVER TO BE ABUSIVE OR OFFENSIVE.
Common Sense Rules
Students must come to class on time.
No shoes in the training area.
Students must use the words sir and ma’am when speaking to instructors
No disrespect to instructors or fellow students at anytime.
Always write you full name inside your uniform, all safety equipment, jackets and shoes.
No candy or gum while on the school floor.
No jewelry in class.