7th Degree Black Belt Owner and chief instructor at Cherry Hill Martial Arts and Fitness in Marlton.
Cherry Hill Martial Arts and Fitness has become a landmark of Marlton martial arts.
Daniel Allebach leads an extremely talented group of instructors and black belts to bring you the pinnacle of modern Taekwondo curriculum and training. Get started now and find out how you can be healthier, happier, AND more successful through Cherry Hill Martial Arts and Fitness training!
Cherry Hill Martial Arts and Fitness is an institution of self-improvement and the home of champions. You and your family are in good, caring hands with the Cherry Hill Martial Arts and Fitness team.
With their focus on creating a POSITIVE, safe, injury-free training environment, Cherry Hill Martial Arts and Fitness has earned the reputation in Marlton as well as Cherry Hill, Marlton, Mount Laurel, Voorhees, of being the top Taekwondo school and character development center in the area.
Although some people think the martial arts are about just fighting, our program is so much more.
When you train in our Taekwondo classes, you take advantage of the best self-improvement system in the world.
Through the practice of physical self-defense skills, you will follow a blueprint for a successful life based on discipline, focus, and perseverance.
You will experience the satisfaction that comes not from winning over others, but from winning over yourself as you become stronger, healthier, and happier than you have ever been in your life.
Sa Bum Nim Joseph E. Mertz
My training in the martial arts began in August of 2006 at the age of 39 ,receiving my black belt in Tae kwon Do on October 18, 2009. I continued to train, teach and compete over the next twelve years receiving the title of Sa Bum Nim and promoted to chief instructor at Cherry Hill Martial Arts in January of 2016 under KJN Dan Allebach. Currently achieving the rank of Fourth Dan on May 13, 2017 . During this time I also studied Tang Soo Do under KJN Eric Kovaleski receiving my First Dan Black Belt on September 21, 2014 with the International Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan Association.
Additionally becoming part of the Alliance -A Unity Within All Martial Arts in June of 2015 , the Universal Song Do Kwon Alliance in July of 2015 , and the Global Korean Martial Arts Federation in October of 2015. During my twelve years of training I have been recognized by U.S.A Martial Arts H.O.F. receiving Most Inspiration Black Belt of the year 2015 , and Instructor of the Year TKD 2016 and 2017 , Legends of the Martial Arts H.O.F. – receiving instructor of the year 2015 and 2016, and the Action Martial arts H.O.F. – receiving Excellence in Teaching Martial Arts 2016.
In 2017 I received positions from the GKMAF as the New Jersey State Tournament Director and The Alliance as the New Jersey State Director.
Sa Bum Nim Joseph E. Mertz
Chief Instructor – Cherry Hill Martial Arts
Global Korean Martial Arts Federation – New Jersey State Tournament Director
Alliance – A Unity Within All Martial Arts – New Jersey State Director
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