Center for Martial Arts & Fitness 

22 Center Street - Chicopee, MA 01013
Phone: (413) 594-9200   Fax: 413-594-9300





Instructor Ken Goodrich is the founder and owner of the Center For Martial Arts & Fitness.

2014 & 2015 US & World Breaking Association Competitor Of The Year
Current USBA WBA 4 Time World Record Holder
- 10 Second, spaced wood hand (139 - 1 inch boards with a fist)
- 30 Second, Non spaced wood foot (210 - 1 inch boards with a stomp)
- 30 Second, Spaced wood foot (330 - 1 inch boards with a stomp)
- 1 Minute Concrete Speed Breaking (498 Patio Blocks in 60 seconds with a stomp)      

3 TIME USA TAEKWONDO NATIONAL CHAMPION & 9 TIME USBA WORLD BREAKING CHAMPION
Tournament Record Holder in US Breaking Association Power Foot Breaking (2 Divisions)

"We have the most experienced team of qualified Instructors & Child Care staff in the area.  Our attention to detail and commitment to customer service is what sets us apart from other schools.
Our goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of children, teens & adults in our community"
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Instructor Ken Goodrich is a WTF (World Taekwondo Federation) Certified 3rd Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo.  He has worked with children for over 17 years and is the President and Lead Instructor of the Center For Martial Arts and Fitness.  Instructor Goodrich holds a Bachelor's Degree from Springfield College in Recreation and Sports Management and is also a Certified Red Cross Instructor in First Aid, CPR and Life Guarding.  He has dedicated his life to working with children to help them grow in spirit, mind and body.  It is his goal to "transform the lives of children today and give them the tools needed to make them extraordinary leaders tomorrow".


Lori Cognac is the Educational Director of the program and also a 1st Grade Teacher at Bowe School.  She has a Master's Degree in Education and is currently pursuing an Administrative Certification.  Lori is the reason why our academic program ensures that all students have the opportunity to learn in a positive, well organized manner.  She has two boys in the classes that will be testing for their Black Belts in June, 2010.  Lori will make sure that your child's academic needs are met and will communicate with parents regarding their progress in the program.


Instructor Timothy Steele 
is a WTF 3rd Degree Certified Black Belt with over twelve years of training.  He is a two time Massachusetts State Wrestling Champion and teaches grappling and wrestling in our MMA classes.  
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