MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS AND STAFF

Master Neil Vandenberge

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Master Neil Vandenberge and his wife michelle vandenberge are the owners of Lacey Kum Sung and master neil is the Head Instructor. Master Neil has been training with Kum Sung Martial Arts for over 20 years and is a  5th degree black belt in their organization. their children abigail and miles train as well. abigail is a first degree black belt, and miles is a red belt.


Grandmaster Donald Vandenberge

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Grandmaster Vandenberge has been involved in Kum Sung Martial Arts for over 20 years and is a 7th degree black belt in their orginization. He has a Masters Degree in Education and has taught elementary band and instrument instruction for 38 years for the Toms River Regional school district. He took over Lacey Kum Sung in 1997.


Chris Fornino

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Mr. Fornino has studied Sun style,and Yang style Taijiquan , both at Kum Sung Martial Arts in Lacey since 2003, and, also, through the internationally respected Tai Chi for Health Institute. Mr Fornino, a healthcare professional with decades of experience, first certified as an instructor of the Arthritis Foundation’s Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention program in 2012. He has taught in Long Term Cares, in addition to the Kum Sung program in Lacey. Mr Fornino has experience in Taijiquan, Qi Gong, and other forms of breath- and energy work. facebook@elevatethecrownliftthespirit


Ferraro Family

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The entire Ferraro family is an integral part of our school. Master Steve (4th degree black belt) , his wife Candice (1st degree black belt), and their son Blake (2nd degree black belt) have been with us since 2005 and now run our YMCA program in Toms River. Candice takes care of our office during the week. blake is following in his father's footsteps and training to be an instructor at our school, while also leading our demonstration team.