Meet Ismael Roman
Chief Instructor at Roman's Shin Karate in Hamilton, NJ
6th Degree Black Belt

Master Roman started his martial arts training in 1978 at the tender age of 6 and a half years. His first instructor was Chief Master Steven Chambliss. 

Master Roman was a tournament star, winning nearly 300 trophies and medals in local, regional and international competitions.

In 2004, Master Godwin recognized Master Roman with an award for 25 years of leadership.

Master Roman was promoted to 5th Degree Master in the World Tang Soo So Association by Grandmaster Shin, the Founder of World Tang Soo Do Association and 1st Instructor of Chuck Norris in Korea, in 2016 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

In November 2018 Master Roman was promoted to 6th Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do.

Master Roman also holds a 6th Degree Master rank in Sin Moo Hapkido under Grandmaster Godwin. He also has extensive experience in full-contact kickboxing and attained a red patch in the French martial art of Savate.

An excellent technician, inspiring teacher, and dedicated family man, Master Roman has helped literally hundreds of students of all ages reach and surpass their goals.

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