Raphael Falkoff

Department Head


Rafe studied Asian Studies, Religion, and Kinesiology at Temple University. He also is certified in teaching English as a foreign language with a specialization in grammar and business English.


Rafe has been teaching Martial arts for more than 20 years and worked in Japan teaching middle school English for 2 years. After that, he taught conflict de-escalation, intercultural competence, and communication to adult and child learners in the Philadelphia area. Before coming to Fusion, he was a life coach for kids and adults with a variety of special needs.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Is an amateur blacksmith, leather craftsman, carpenter, and game developer
  • Has nearly every video game system since 1985
  • Has been on Japanese TV