Epic Martial Arts Classes in Hicksville NY 11801
Sensei Nick Deluca
Sensei Nicholas DeLuca is the Owner and Head Instructor at Epic Martial Arts. Sensei Nick began training with his sisters in 1988, and continues to share his love for Martial Arts with his family. In 2003 he opened his first Martial Arts school location located in Hicksville NY with his wife, Sensei Stacey DeLuca. He is a police officer and graduated top of his recruit class as "Best All Around Recruit" at the Westchester Police Academy and continues to excel as a Police Officer receviing awards like "Police Officer of The Month."
Sensei Nick has been a dedicated student since his childhood. He has competed in local, and national tournaments, with top Martial Artists from around the world. He was also an assistant trainer for Chuck Norris’s World Combat League http://www.wcl.com.
Sensei Nick has been training in many disciplines including Traditional Japanese Martial Arts, Tae Kwon Do, Special Forces Combative Tactics known as Krav Maga and Mixed Martial Arts. He also continues to train at seminiars with some of the top fighters in the world, including UFC Champion Chris Weidman, UFC Legend and Champion Randy “The Natural” Couture, Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida, Matt Hughes, Chuck Liddell's Trainer and "The Pit" Owner John Hackelman, American Top Team Trainer Ricardo Liborio, The Ultimate Fighter Winner Court McGee and Ultimate Figther and UFC Fighter Rich Attonito.
Despite Sensei Nick’s success as a Martial Artist himself, he is most proud of his students and giving back. He enjoys working alongside his family to motivate children and adults to accomplish their goals, both in and out of the Dojo.