Director/ Senior Instructor
Modern Tae Kwon Do
Sil Jun Hapkido
Muay Thai Kickboxing
CDT Non-Deadly Force Training
Richard Raciti has been involved in the martial arts for over thirty years. As a fighter
on the point karate circuit for over 15 years he amassed a string of victories of over 30
Grand Championships and 250 Divisional titles. In Tae Kwon Do full contact fighting he has
won the New Jersey State Championships in the Light Middle Weight Division and won The
Pan-American Tae Kwon Do Federation's National Championships an unprecedented five times in
a row. As a full contact kickboxer, Richard Raciti was undefeated in nine fights in the super
welter and light middle weight fighting divisions.
Mr. Raciti is the founder of the Sil Jun Hapkido System. Sil Jun Hapkido differs from most forms
of Hapkido due to its tactical nature, stunning capabilities and practical street oriented techniques
designed to be simple yet extremely effective against empty hand attack as well as knife, stick and gun
attacks. Sil Jun Hapkido training takes into consideration levels of force, escalation of violence, the
student's personal philosophy regarding force, and the law as it pertains to justifiable
Mr. Raciti is an Internationally Certified Tactical Master Instructor of the CDT Non-Deadly Force Training System.
CDT is the first internationally trademarked and only Patent Pending system of non-deadly force training in the world.
Mr. Raciti is a Certified Executive Protection and Counter Terrorism Specialist. He received his certification
from The International Training Group (ITG), one of the most respected and credible certifications in the field.
Richard Raciti was promoted to Full Instructor in SuryiaSak Muay Thai by Master K in August of 2001.