About Us


Amerikick is an organization that continues to have a PROFOUND IMPACT on the lives of students, families and parents.

Established in 1967 by Dennis Tosten, Amerikick is nationally recognized for it’s distinct ability to combine GREAT MARTIAL ARTS AND GREAT TEACHERS. 


Amerikick Blackwood was founded by 8th degree black belt Michael Semeriglia in 2012, who trained and promoted hundreds of students over the course of his 30+ year career, bringing his strong but compassionate teaching style to the mat.  His wife, Sensei Irene Semeriglia, continues his mission, teaching the art of American Kenpo Karate to students of all ages.


Whether you want to build your own or your child’s physical skill set, CONFIDENCE, FOCUS, DISCIPLINE or if you are interested in the most intense fitness programs on the market, WE ARE THE PLACE FOR YOU.