About Garaguso Karate in Williamstown, NJ
Meet Michael Garaguso
Owner and Chief Instructor at
Garaguso Karate in Williamstown
7th Degree Black Belt
Michael F. Garaguso began his training on April 24, 1977 in the art of Tang Soo Do (Soo Bahk Do) Moo Duk Kwan.
He received the rank of Cho Dan (1st Degree Black Belt) under Master Jae Chul Shin in 1979. He began teaching in 1979 and opened his school in 1984. In 1988, he began his training under Grandmaster H.C. Hwang. (H.C. Hwang is the son of the Founder of Tang Soo Do (Soo Bahk Do) Moo Duk Kwan, Former Grandmaster Hwang Kee.)
Garaguso obtained the rank of 4th Dan (Master) in 1990. He currently holds the rank of 7th Dan (7th Degree Black Belt) in Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan as well as a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He is marred with five kids. His daughter and son-in-law opened the 2nd Garaguso Karate Center in 2013.
Master Garaguso continues to actively train under the Grandmaster H.C. Hwang and is involved with all the day to day operation at his studio, including teaching many of the classes personally.
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