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NY Martial Arts Academy Info

From 1985 till the today we have made a decision to teach the best martial art in the world. While other martial arts schools have jumped on the hottest trends in an effort to make a buck, NY Martial Arts Academy has taught the same art since the beginning. We teach authentic Jeet Kune Do because it's an art that has more to offer than any other martial arts. It encompasses all facets of combat and has a philosophical element that is unparalleled.  Martial arts is more than punching and kicking.

The improvement of the individual on and off the training floor is what makes Jeet Kune Do so cool. If there was a better martial art out there we would be teaching it. If you have any questions about Jeet Kune Do or martial arts in general feel free to give us a call and meet one of our instructors. We will be happy to assist you in understanding the differences between other martial arts and what we do.

Our head instructor Dino Orfanos has a plethora of martial arts certificates and over 40 years of experience. He's certified to teach Muay Thai, Gracie Jiujitsu, Escrima and multiple forms of Karate. However, he made a decision to teach Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do because of all the advantages the art offers over all these other styles. Jeet Kune Do not only encompasses all facets of combat (totality) but also makes sense through kinetics and physics. 

The problem with researching JKD online is that a lot of what is shown on YouTube isn't real Jeet Kune Do. Many of these people who claim to teach JKD are heavily based on trapping alone and don't get the total picture. 

In conclusion, we at NY Martial Arts Academy look forward to helping more people discover what Jeet Kune Do has to offer.

We Teach Authentic Jeet Kune Do

From 1985 till the today we have made a decision to teach the best martial art in the world.  While other martial arts schools have jumped on the hottest trends in an effort to make a buck, NY Martial Arts Academy has taught the same art since...

What Is Your Health Worth to You?

So many of us procrastinate getting to the fitness and health level we deserve. We all make these excuses about how busy we are or if it was just a bit more convenient we would do it. Sometimes the perceived effort that we have to put in scares us...

Jeet Kuno Do Is Part of Who I Am

When I first started training I wasn't really much good.  I struggled with some of the basic principles and techniques. My kicks had no power and I was constantly off balance.  It took me a lot of time to learn but I had a few factors...

FAQ About Our Adult Program

Over the past 31 years, we have helped tens of thousands of people achieve their martial arts, fitness, and personal development goals. I'm sure you have a ton of questions about how the program works and you want the info quickly so I'll...

Our Mission & Goals

Our mission is to provide adults and children a martial arts experience that is more than kicking and punching. We're here to improve people's lives by providing a superior method of self-defense, physical fitness and peace of mind. The...

The Martial Artist Mindset

Being successful in martial arts in more about your mindset than physical ability or talent. A true martial artist is always working to: 1. Eliminate self-defeating thinking and elevate your expectations. The questions you ask yourself will...

Key Benefits of Martial Arts

Martial arts gives us: Self Discipline: The ability to what's needed to achieve our goals. Focus: The skill of concentrating which is valuable in almost every endeavor.  Self Defense Skills: The confidence and ability the handle...

Award winning training

NY Martial Arts Academy is the winner of the most "Outstanding Martial Arts School in North America" -MP power summit (largest martial arts convention in the America)   Our instructors all have over a decade of martial arts...

Martial Arts

Martial arts is so much more than punching and kicking. It has affected the instructors and myself in such a positive way. That's why we're so grateful for being able to share what we love. Teaching Bruce Lee's martial art is a privilege...

Best in the Business

I have had the pleasure of training with and learning from some of the best martial artists of our time. They've taught me more than techniques. I've learned a little about the psychology of what it takes to make someone truly great at their...

What is your health worth to you?

So many of us procrastinate getting to the fitness and health level we deserve. We all make these excuses about how busy we are or if it was just a bit more convenient we would do it. Sometimes the perceived effort that we have to put in scares us...

Overcome Adversity

The ability to overcome adversity is at the heart of Bruce Lee's story  At one point in his life, Bruce Lee was a struggling actor who was broke and unemployed. He was living off his wife Linda which must have been a huge ego blow to...

My Story

When I first started training I wasn't really much good. I struggled with some of the basic principles and techniques. My kicks had no power and I was constantly off balance. It took me a lot of time to learn but I had a few factors that kept me...

NY Martial Arts FAQ's

Over the past 31 years, we have helped tens of thousands of people achieve their martial arts, fitness, and personal development goals. I'm sure you have a ton of questions about how the program works and you want the info quickly so I'll...

Training in group classes

Training in the basic JKD classes gives you an overall picture of the art. We cover a wide variety of topics including the different aspects of combat and the philosophical elements of the art. Specialty classes are much more specific and focus one...

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide adults and children a martial arts experience that is more than kicking and punching. We're here to improve people's lives by providing a superior method of self-defense, physical fitness, and peace of mind. The...

3 Cool fitness facts about martial arts

Martial arts is a fantastic way to get and stay in shape. Martial artists are known for being strong, fast and having great endurance. Here are a few cool fitness facts about martial arts.  1. Learning Jeet Kune Do works both the aerobic and...
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