Pai's Academy of Taekwondo has been the recipient of the Martial Arts School of Excellence Award for four years in a row, along with a very prestigious award of being voted among the Top 40 Martial Arts School in North America for student service and satisfaction.
Pai's Academy is also currently ranked #1 in New York State for largest active student body.
Master Pai and his dedicated, caring staff look forward to making your goals a reality in the martial arts.
Taekwondo (also spelled Tae Kwon Do or Taekwon-Do) is the most popular of the Korean martial arts and is the Korean national sport. It is also one of the world's most commonly practiced martial arts.
In Korean, derived from hanja, Tae means "to kick or destroy with the foot"; Kwon means "to punch with the fist"; and Do means "way" or "art". Hence, Taekwondo is loosely translated as "the art of kicking and punching" or "the way of the foot and the fist." Taekwondo's popularity has resulted in the divergent evolution of the art. As with many other martial arts, Taekwondo is a combination of combat technique, self-defense, sport, exercise, entertainment, and philosophy.>Read more on Taekwondo
We specialize in fitness, fun and self-defense. Our professional staff of Black Belt Instructors along with their assistants are here to guide you toward greater self-discipline and confidence as you improve your flexibility, balance and overall coordination. Our program gradually helps you to achieve improved fitness while learning self-defense.
It is a fun way to get in shape and stay in shape.