Nicholas Rastelli II

Head Coach and owner of KIn-Tora Martial Arts and Fitness Center!

Sensei Nick has been studying Judo since he was 4 years old at Kin-Tora Martial Arts and Fitness Center. He has over 40 years experience as a competitor and coach. He competed in local, regional, national and international level tournaments. He has been competing his whole life continues to compete in Master’s Competitions.

Some of his accomplishments include:

Jr. World Team member -placed 5th in the Gothenburg Open in Sweden

3rd in the Sr. Nationals

3rd in Collegiate Nationals

Liberty Bell Champion

Master’s National Champion – several years

World Master’s Championships-5th place (Japan and Canada)

5 time ESG champion and placed over 15 years for wrestling and judo

15 years in the Top 3 for Kata in the Nationals

Quebec Open Champion-5 years

CNE Championship

Ontario Open Champion-several year

NYS Judo Champion

Jr. Olympic -Silver medalist

He is an accomplished wrestler. He placed 3rd in the New York State Finals during his junior and senior year of high school and received a scholarship to UB. He has continued to stay involved in wrestling as the coach for the junior Vikings wrestling program and has been since 2000.

Nick is also the owner Grow with Us Daycare Centers and has been the director there, working with children for the past 20 years.