355 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 422-1500

Who We Are

About Integrated Martial Arts & Fitness in Livingston, NJ

Don Edwards

Owner and Chief Instructor at Integrated Martial Arts & Fitness in Livingston, Grand Master

Anthony Gerber

Head Instructor at Integrated Martial Arts & Fitness in Livingston,

Mike de Jacquant

Instructor at Integrated Martial Arts & Fitness in Livingston,

Rebecca Dannemiller

Assistant Instructor at Integrated Martial Arts & Fitness in Livingston,

Welcome to Integrated Martial Arts & Fitness (IMAF)! We are the top martial arts and fitness training center in Livingston, New Jersey… and we are committed to providing the most effective self-defense program available!

You’ll find a variety of classes here that your whole family will love. We specialize in Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Eskrima and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu… all of which provide you with a well-balanced, effective self-defense system.

IMAF combines the best of different styles, giving you the skills you need to protect yourself in virtually any situation… and become incredibly fit in the process.

We combine old-school training that’s deeply rooted in proven techniques with modern style self-defense so that you can be assured you’re getting the BEST of both worlds. Personal safety and achievement based learning are at the core of our curriculum.

People join IMAF for all sorts of different reasons. Maybe you want to get in shape, maintain your fitness level and be proactive in having a healthy lifestyle. Perhaps you’ve wanted to learn self-defense for a long time and, with everything going on in the world, now you’re ready to do it.

Are you looking for a positive outlet for your child or teen to unwind, blow off some steam, learn and thrive in? Whatever your reason is for being on this site right now, we have a program that will fit your needs.

Black Belt Goals Taught by Black Belt Instructors. Every class is designed to provide a safe and positive learning environment for you to develop black belt skills. Our classes are fun and challenging and they will push you beyond your mental and physical limits.

Don’t worry though… because that’s a good thing! Learning something new and challenging boosts CONFIDENCE, builds CHARACTER, and makes you want to set and accomplish even bigger GOALS – both on and off the mats.

The amazing focus, discipline & self-control that martial arts teaches helps both kids and adults to become a strong, well-rounded individual, capable of achieving great success in school, in your career and in life.

IMAF is excited to help you on your journey to learn the safe and proper martial arts techniques when it comes to kicks, punches and grappling. You’ll truly be AMAZED at all the awesome things you can accomplish as you start to discover that inner giant that’s inside of you.

You’ll learn things like…

  • How your body moves and how to use it to your advantage. No matter what size you are, you'll learn how to effectively strike, block and throw to master any opponent anywhere.
  • How to be more aware of people and your surroundings so you can spot sticky situations and walk away before things turn ugly.
  • How to be prepared, safe and confident and know how to defend yourself from a potential bully or attacker, should you need to.

Check out the SUPER-LOW web special going on right now! This Special is 100% RISK-FREE and classes fill up fast because it's such an awesome deal so reserve your spot today!

How about our instructors? Well… they’re simply AWESOME! Friendly and helpful staff help make your training experience at IMAF a rewarding one. Every staff member has been trained by Grand Master Don Edwards and possesses in-depth knowledge to answer your questions and help you in your training.

In addition, the instructors all have a strong competitive background to help you if you choose to compete in the future.

Are you ready to experience the best prices, the most amazing staff, and have the most fun you've ever had getting fit? We can’t wait to see you in class, watch you EXCEL and help you accomplish all your martial arts and fitness goals!  

Head Instructor

Don Edwards is the Grand Master & co-owner with nearly 30 years of martial arts teaching experience. Grand Master Don Edwards is extremely skilled in cross-training within numerous styles. He brings an enormous amount of diversity and experience into each and every class, so his students get a well-rounded education.

Some of his rankings and certifications include:

  • Grand Master in Doce Pares Eskrima
  • Full Instructorship in JKD
  • 2nd degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
  • Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer

In addition to his numerous rankings, Grand Master Edwards has appeared in Black Belt, Martial Arts Training and is included in SGM "Diony" Canete's book Philippine Martial Arts - Eskrima, Kali, Arnis.

In 1997, he was nominated to the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame as Martial Artist of the Year, appeared in the July 2000 TLC martial arts documentary "Martial Arts: The Real Story" at the invitation GM Arnulfo Cuesta, and was Action Martial Arts Grand Master of the Year in 2016.

As a certified ASP tactical baton instructor (trained by the FBI West Coast defensive instructor), Grand Master Edwards has had extensive defensive tactics training.

He also facilitated the development of the Awareness & Confidence Training (A.C.T.) self-defense programs and has appeared in national martial arts publications and local cable TV talk shows on self-defense topics.

How to Get Started

Come join our Livingston, NJ Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts, Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing, Filipino Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Personal Training, and Birthday Parties. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at (973) 422-1500 if you have any further questions. Integrated Martial Arts & Fitness hopes to speak with you soon!