Justin Carney is a Tricking athlete and instructor who works with people of all ages to help them gain confidence by becoming stronger and learning sweet tricks.
He believes that becoming proficient in something as hard as tricking will gain any individual confidence in other facets of their lives.
Martial Arts Instructor - 12 years
Justin has instructed karate at American Karate Center in Ellington (2006 - 2018) and trained in American Kenpo with Eliud Sanchez since 1992. During this time, Justin competed full time between 2000 and 2002 to achieve state and national titles.
Tricking Instructor - 15 years
Started a basic tricking program out of American Karate Center, and then quickly moved it to the East Windsor gym in 2012. Over the last 8 years, he has created and refined the TDX Tricking Curriculum with the help of Melissa Basch among others.
Power Rangers Live Performance - 5 years
Justin became an on call performer for PR in 2014 and has made appearances at NY ComiCon, Make A Wish, and The White House Easter Egg Roll.
Stunt Performer - 6 years
Justin has been doing fighting shorts since 2013, and has worked on various SAG-AFTRA films and TV shows in New York and Boston.
Ballroom Dancing - 1.5 years
Justin trained and taught 12 styles of dance at Arthur Murray Dance Studios. He competed with his wife Tricia with Waltz, Rumba and Cha-Cha.
Hardcore Metal Band - 3 years
Justin was the front man for the CT post hardcore metal band Ashen Totality between 2003 - 2006. The band was known for high energy, screaming, and the occasional back flip off the bass drum.
Other cool stuff
Justin is a 6th Degree Black Belt, 29 years of martial arts, was a 2x New England Champion in Forms and Weapons divisions, 10x Red Ranger, Cha-Cha and Rumba Ballroom Dancer, and is equipped with an 8 year Bachelor's Degree in Management.