Sa Dan Richard Maglionico, staff and owner of Mountain Karate Academy, recently achieved the rank of Master. The new rank recently was bestowed upon him by Master John Fagliarone during a special black belt promotion night. During the ceremony, Fagliarone knighted Maglionico into the Master rank.

Maglionico said that he reaching the rank of 3rd Degree Master has been a lifelong dream of achievement taking him 40 years to achieve. During a special black belt promotion night at Mountain Karate Academy, Richard Maglionico attained the rank of Master.