Master Gregory Vaccaro has been involved with the study of martial arts since 1969, and established his own schools in 1980. Over the years he has influenced thousands of students, with diverse training in the traditional martial arts.
A Master of TaeKwon-Do, he also holds black belt degrees in HapKi-Do, and Arnis, and is well versed in various other arts along with Taiji & Qigong. An eternal student, his open-minded approach has helped him learn from many masters throughout the world.
His extensive knowledge and love for the wilderness/survival arts and his earth minded philosophies permeate his teaching and lifestyle. Greg has worked with John Stokes and The Tracking Project each year since 1987, helping to teach a wide range of courses, including: the “Sacred Circle” gatherings and “Essential Art of Tracking” classes at the Omega Institute; Native youth camps including the Akwesasne Science and Math Pilot Program and Ganondagan Youth and Elder Gatherings; the community mentor project, Nurturing the Roots, 1996-’98; Tracking in Montana and Hawkeye Training camps.
Master Gregory Vaccaro strives to help people attain cultural, spiritual and environmental awakening through the foundation and multi-faceted principles of the martial arts.