- 6th Degree Black Belt- World Taekwondo Federation
- 4th Degree Black Belt- World Kummooyeh Federation
- 4th Degree Black Belt- World Haidong Gumdo Federation
Master Ralph started his Martial Arts training at age 12. His biggest influence was Bruce Lee. His formal training started in various Japanese disciplines but later he found his “kicks” in taekwondo. Master Ralph has also been written about in Karate- Kung Fu Illustrated and was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame for Korean sword art on August 4, 2007.
During his stay in Korea in 2000, he trained and received his black belt in Haidong Gumdo from Won Ho Kim, President of the World Haidong Gumdo Federation. Master Ralph was delegated by President Kim to be oversee the training of all masters and school owners in the state of New York. He served as Chief Master until 2015. He is currently the highest ranking black belt in the east coast of the United States chapter of the Kummooyeh Federation.
In addition to being both a Florida and New York State champion, Master Ralph is a superb and patient instructor with decades of experience teaching children and adults of all ages and skill levels.