and Fitness Association of America
Established in 1983, AFAA demonstrates a commitment to excellence
in the fitness industry. Continuing education and recertification
as a fitness professional are parts of the requirements of this
organization. Maintaining its commitment to providing the latest
information, AFAA publishes the American Fitness magazine
and provides workshops and home-study programs to fitness professionals
around the world.
The Amateur Athletic Union seeks to promote the benefits of participating
in amateur sports, including Karate. This program offers a lifelong
progression of amateur sports to enhance the physical, mental and
moral development of athletes. It provides an avenue for competition
on a local and national level. AAU promotes a drug-free lifestyle,
good sportsmanship, good citizenship and safety.
Council on Exercise
ACE is one of the largest not-for-profit fitness certifying organizations
dedicated to providing supporting research and promoting quality
of Christian Martial Artists
The Fellowship of Christian Martial Artists is an organization designed
to unite Christian martial artists and to provide a forum for exchanging
ideas, experiences and information. Members in the organization
are recognized by the Christian community as offering a spiritual
program, while not teaching eastern religions. Training and instruction
are provided to members of the organization.
Dance Education Association
The goal of IDEA is to provide fitness professionals with information,
education and representation in the fitness industry. Education
is obtained by professionals by participating in workshops, conventions,
and home-study courses offering Continuing Education Credits. The
organization publishes the IDEA Today and IDEA Personal
Trainer magazine filled with the latest research, news, trends
and techniques to keep pace with a fast changing industry.
Goju Ryu Karate-Do Goshinkai
This prestigious organization is dedicated to the propagation of
Goju-Ryu Karate-Do and to the development of true martial arts spirit.
The Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do GoshinKai was founded by Master
Frank VanLenten, 10th Degree Black Belt, the highest ranked American
in traditional Okinawan Karate. This organization registers, awards
rank advancement and certification to members.
Pequannock Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber was established in 1993 to increase awareness of, and
support for, the business community. This organization is comprised
of, but not limited to, Pequannock Township and surrounding area
businesses. Its purpose is to preserve competitive enterprise by
promoting an understanding of the business community. The Chamber
also promotes business growth and development through seminars and
The Ryukyuan Kobudo International is a society for the restoration,
preservation and propagation of Ancient Ryukyuan weapons. Founded
by Master Frank Van Lenten, membership is open to practitioners
of traditional Okinawan weapons. Kobudo rank certification may be
awarded by this organization.
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