Mr. Rocco Lombardo – 6th Degree and Headmaster, Dr. Michael T. Dealy – 9th Degree
The WMAA is the World Martial Arts Association who’s main headquarters are located in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Michael T. Dealy 9th degree Black Belt began the organization more than 40 years agao. Dr. Dealy has instructed thousands of students in the art of Chung Do Kwan , Tae Kwon Do with hundreds of his students advancing to the degree of Black Belt. One Student of Dr. Dealy’s, Mr. Rocco Lombardo began practicing more than 30 years ago. He has founded several Tae Kwon Do schools, after school programs, and youth organizations throughout the New York area. In May 2010, Mr. Lombardo founded the World Martial Arts Academy of Pennsylvania located in Brodheadsville, PA. Chung Do Kwan, Tae Kwon Do focuses on a no contact approach with an emphasis on respect and courtesy toward each individual student. He currently holds a 6 th degree Black Belt.
Rocco has been supporting others in experiencing the extraordinary for over twenty five years. His experience includes counseling and therapy in community and clinical settings, adult education and training in the areas of personal and professional development, martial arts instruction, and developing others to do the same. Throughout his career he has been recognized for his leadership, compassion, and effectiveness.
His education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from SUNY Fredonia, and Master’s Degree in Counseling and Personnel Services from Fordham University. Additional certifications include Master Practitioner Certifications in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Ericksonian Hypnosis and Facilitator Certification from Development Dimensions International. His commitment to life long learning keeps him constantly seeking new ways help people create the lives they want. He is a graduate of Accomplishment Coaching, one of the most rigorous ICF accredited coach training programs available and has also sought additional training in 360 Degree Assessment and Emotional Intelligence in order to offer the highest possible value to his clients. Rocco enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds, from successful professionals and executives to people struggling with homelessness and mental illness. He partners with organizations, groups and individual clients to identify areas where they seek greater performance and fulfillment, and uses a variety of approaches mixed with genuine commitment and playfulness to support them in creating breakthroughs to what they truly desire and deserve.