Grand Master Victor "Buddy" Amato holds two 10th Degree Black Belts and has
innovated his own system of Karate known as Amato's Goju Ryu.
Grand Master Amato started practicing the Martial Arts at the age of 4.
At only 18, while still in high school, he opened his own karate dojo,
and has operated out of the Hazlet Township area for over 40 years. The dojo,
located on Palmer Avenue, attracts students from all over Monmouth county. Thanks to
the high-quality of instruction and variety of classes offered, Amato's Karate & Weapons
Academy is one of the largest schools in New Jersey.
Shihan Amato has been inducted into 23 Martial Arts Halls of Fame. He also served
as the Chief of Police for the Monmouth County SPCA Animal Cruelty Division. To learn more
about Grand Master Amato, click here.
Be sure to check out everything we offer at Amato's. You can:
For more information, call (732)-671-9555 or come visit the dojo. You can see our hours of operation
here. We are happy to answer any
and all questions you may have.
Kids can come in and take a free trial class before signing up, and parents go free with
their child's enrollment!