Every Long Island town, or at least most of them, have a martial arts center where young kids learn self defense and discipline, while also exerting some of their pent-up energy in a responsible manner. Is you’re kid interested in martial arts? If so, check out which martial arts centers were voted Best of Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Busto’s Karate & Fitness in Plainview Best Martial Arts Center on Long Island!
1. Busto’s Karate & Fitness
490 Old Bethpage Rd., Plainview. 516-822-4785. www.bustoskarateandfitness.com
Looking to kick things up? Well, Busto’s offers specialized MMA programs for all ages and abilities, led by Shihan John Busto, a sixth-degree Black Belt in Kenpo with more than 30 years experience. Using training aids such as focus mitts and kick shields, Busto teaches you to perfect your hand strikes, kicks and defensive skills so you, too, can be the proud owner of a Black Belt.
2. Goshinkan Dojo
1754 Merrick Ave., Merrick. 516-223-7233.
3. Do Gakuin Shotokan Karate
91 N. Bayview Ave., Freeport. 516-746-8652. www.do-gakuin.blogspot.com