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Mr. Rich Conforti

2nd Dan Black Belt – Kum Saja Do

Head Instructor of Middletown Parks and Recreation Department
Instructing since 2008

Mr. Rich Conforti was trained under the instruction of Mr. Jason Estes.  Rich became a Black Belt in 2003 and had been an Assistant Instructor until 2008 when he became an Instructor at Middletown, Connecticut Park District.  Rich has the distinction of being the first member of the Golden Lion Academy to open a school outside of Illinois.  He enjoys continuing his martial arts education and passing along his knowledge to others. Mr. Conforti has participated in many tournaments throughout the years taking first and second place trophies in sparring.  Rich enjoys the many disciplines of martial arts that have been integrated into Kum Saja Do as he continues to exemplify the attributes of the six disciplines in his techniques.  Rich is a hard working martial artist who will be successful in all his endeavors.

Notable Awards:

  • Outstanding Instructor Award Golden Lion Academy 2008