Anthony Rotella joined the Learning Center for Martial Arts (now Excel Martial Arts) in 1988 at the age of 4 in Canton. From a young age he showed consistency and talent that would mold him into a talented, life-long martial artist. Anthony, a top level student for many years, received his 1st Degree Black Belt in 2000, after joining the Mansfield LCMA. Anthony is a member of Kyusho International™ and a Master Level Instructor.
Anthony Rotella currently holds a 5th Degree Black belt in Aiki Jitsu and in American-Te®. In 2016, Anthony was awarded his 4th Level in Kyusho International™ and 4th Degree Black Belt in Kyusho-Jutsu Kokusai Shihankai.
In addition to martial arts, Anthony is also trained in firearms, joined Force Options USA in 2010, and had graduated Advanced Tactical Hand Gun (TOPGUN award), Advanced Tactical Carbine, Advanced Tactical Shotgun, Advanced Tactical 3 Gun course, Advanced Force on Force and Long Range Precision Rifle, under Master Fred Mastison.
Shihan Anthony Rotella can be seen regularly on Thursday nights (Advanced Black belt) and Sunday Mornings (Kyusho) in Mansfield.
5th Degree Black Belt American Te®
5th Degree Black Belt Aiki Jitsu
4th Degree Black Belt Ryukyu Kempo/ Kyusho Kempo
4th Level Practitioner Kyusho International™
4th Degree Black Belt Kyusho-Jutsu Kokusai Shihankai
Currently studies in semi-private classes with Shihan Evan Pantazi (2001-present)
Assists in training and testing of Excel Black Belt Levels (2003-present)
Teacher at Excel Martial Arts, Mansfield (2003-present)
Awarded the title of Shihan (Master Level teacher of teachers) in 2016