Director Richard Raciti

Executive Director and head Coach Kru Richard Raciti brings over 40 years of hard learned and hard fought practical experience to the EDGE. With over 30 Tournament Grand Championships, 250 Divisional Titles, an undefeated kickboxing record, 5X Pan-American Tae Kwon Do Federation Grand Champion, and multiple Black Belts under the best fighters and instructors in the world Kru Raciti is one of the most qualified and respected instructors in the fight game today. He credits legends Joe Lewis, Bill "Superfoot" Wallace, Grandmaster Won Kuen Bai, Muay Thai Master Kumron Vaitayonon, BJJ Legend Joe Moreira and UFC Legend Dan "The Beast" Severn as his instructors.

  • Kru- Full Instructor/ Fighter SuriyaSak Muay Thai
  • Professor/ 1ST Degreee Black Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - Joe Moreira
  • Master Instructor/ Founder Sil Jun Do«
  • Master Instructor Sil Jun Hapkido
  • 6TH Degree Black Belt American Karate/ Kickboxing - Joe Lewis
  • 8TH Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do
  • Adjunct Professor: Boston University Martial Arts Instructor
  • Personal Trainer: Equinox - 76TH & Amsterdam Ave. Manhattan
  • SORA Certified: NJ State Certified Security Officer
  • CDT Non-Deadly Force Training: Certified


  • Certified Executive Protection & Counter Terrorism Specialist
  • Internationally Certified CDT Tactical Master Instructor
  • Close Quarter Combat Instructor - International Training Commission(ITC)
  • 2009 World Karate Union Jiu-Jitsu Master of the Year

Memberships & Affiliations

  • U.S Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals
  • Erik Paulson's Worldwide Association of Combat Submission Wrestling
  • United States Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Joe Lewis Fighting Systems Black Belt Association
  • International Training Commission
  • ICWA- International Catch Wrestling Association
  • USKBA - United States Kickboxing Association
  • United States Muay Thai Association
  • State of the Art Security

Bergen County's only state of the art Martial Arts Facility