The Official Cardio Kickboxing® Program Director

Marcus DeValentino

  Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Group Exercise Instructor since 2015   Owner/Director of the Original Cardio Kickboxing® Program,
Resistance, Interval, Plyo-metric, Power, Endurance, Diet and nutrition (RIPPEDusa Certified Instructor 2011)   NESTA Certified Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Coach Candidate 2010
U.S. Navy Command Fitness Leader Certified 2007 TRX “Fitness Anywhere” Certified 2007
Staff Navy MWR Fitness Instructor 2006-2007   U.S. Navy Basic Fitness Certified 2006
Faculty Member of American Fitness Professionals & Associates since 1997   AFPA Cardio Kickboxing® Certified Instructor since 1997
AFPA Certified Group Fitness Instructor since 1997
  NESTA Certified MTF Muy Thai Fitness Instructor since 2019
NESTA Certified Group Exercise Instructor since 2020      

Who is he?

The Motivated Program Director of the Original trademarked Cardio Kickboxing® Fitness Program.

Where does he come from?

He’s a Kama Aina of Hawaii, Graduate of Chaminade University of Honolulu, Alumni of Hawaii Pacific College, and Veteran of the USMC, Department of the Navy, and Department of Defense.

What are his qualifications?

He is an established martial arts expert and Consecutive National Champion who began training in 1970.  Certified by Masters in five different systems, he is founder and director of DeValentino Shudokan Schools International ( and
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He provides Training, Certification and Continued Education Internationally.


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Three times National Martial Arts Champion, Faculty member, advisory council member, and presenter for AFPA or American Fitness Professionals and Associates and International Sports Sciences Association .  Marcus served as International Director of the National Karate Kobudo Federation and AAU National Vice Chairman for Martial Arts.

He has produced a series of martial arts and Cardio Kickboxing CD, DVD & video downloads.  Marcus co-hosted “Karate Stars”, a seven year martial arts television program in Hawaii.  For information, please visit the Web Sites or email Email

Cardio Kickboxing® is the Fitness Kickboxing Program
endorsed by the International Kickboxing Federation and




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