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Our Background

RSKA Owner/Head Instructor, Master Marc Unger 

Master Unger began his martial arts journey in 1982 under Grand Master Sam Price's GoJu Ryu Karate system.  He has since earned Black Belt rankings in 3 different styles of martial arts including Kung Fu (1st Degree), Tang Soo Do (2nd Degree), and GoJu Ryu (7th Degree).  He was also a passionate practitioner and competitor in the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the 90s and early 2000s.  He continues to teach the majority of the classes at RSKA and has over 25 years of teaching experience.  


In 2003 he earned his Bachelors Degree in Philosophy and Sociology from West Chester University.  He spent 4 years in Social Work and has a long history of counseling and mentoring youth.  


For fun Master Unger enjoys riding/racing mountain bikes, running 1/2 marathons as well as participating in Tough Mudders and Spartan Races.  He is both grateful and honored to be able to inspire others through the teaching of Karate for a living and passing along to others that which was taught to him.  Below are some of his martial arts accomplishments.

~1st Degree Black Belt, Kung Fu (1999)

~2nd Degree Black Belt, Tang Soo Do (2003)

~7th Degree Black Belt, Grand Master Sam Price's GoJu Ryu (2018)

~Member RGDA World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competition Team 2003-2009

~2007-2009 Certified RGDA Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy affiliate school owner

~2009 USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee 

~2009 Multi-Discipline Martial Artist of the Year 

~2009 World Organization of Martial Arts Certified Judge/Referee

~Pennsylvania Karate Hall of Fame Board Member 2018/2019

~2019 Philadelphia Historic Martial Arts Society Hall of Fame Inductee

~Winner of countless Karate tournaments and Grand Championships

~2023 World Karate Union Hall of Fame inductee (Lifetime Achievement Award)


Master Marc Unger holding up 3 champion belts
Master Marc Unger smashing a brick infront of a crowd of onlookers
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