Albertson Martial Arts Training Center

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Master Maggie Messina Kids Martial Arts Instructor

Master Maggie Messina

Master Instructor

Children and Adult Programs

7th Dan Black Belt (KMK)

6th Dan Black Belt (ITF)

6th Dan Black Belt (AKA)

Black Belt Shotokan karate

  • 2018/19 Started the FFM2 movement (Bringing equality to Female Fighters/Athletes World wide). 
  • 2018 TKD Director Meadow Drive Elementary TKD program (Albertson)
  • Founded SWERV.CHANGE an Organization helping "at risk" youths, and promoting various campaigns to promote equality and empowerment for women.   
  • 2018 Member USA 2018 USA Martial Arts Team (WKC) USA GOLD MEDALIST
  • 2018 Voted Best Martial Arts School Long Island NY
  • 2017 Awarded Women of high honors distinction award
  • 2017/2016 Voted Best Martial Arts Business (Long Island NY) 
  • 2017 TKD Director Hampton Elementary TKD (Mineola NY)
  • 2017 TKD Director Jackson Elementary TKD (New Hyde Park NY)
  • 2015 NASKA World Champion Women's light weight BB fighting
  • 2015 NASKA World Champion in BB Tradition and Creative Forms                                                                                                                                      
  • 2015 WKC USA Team (Ranked #1 Traditional Forms) 
  • 2015 Team USA GOLD Medalist  (Traditional Forms)
  • 2015 WKC USA Team (Ranked #1 Traditional Forms)
  • 2014 Twin Towers Hall of Fame 
  • 2014 ISKA Forms Champion 
  • 2014 NASKA World Champion Women's Forms
  • 2014-Our LIWO is the Northeast Regional Championship for the World Class Martial Arts Organization
  • 2014 Director of Temple Sinai Nursery School Martial Arts program
  • 2013 Master Instructor of the Buckley Day School After School Martial Arts Program
  • 2012 Earned her 7th Dan under GGM S.C. Kang & GM H Kang (Kuk Mu Kwan Kang System)
  • 2012 Hosted her first tournament (Long Island Martial Arts Winter Open)
  • 2012 Inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • 2011 Published her (memoir) book, making Maggie "Little Miss Tri-County"
  • 2011 Personal Fitness Merit Badge Counselor for the Boy Scouts of America
  • 2011 Earned CDA National Credentials
  • 2011 Awarded 6th Dan Black Belt by the ITF (A-6-95)
  • 2011 BBB A+ Accredited since 2006-Present
  • 2011 ITF Certified
  • 2010 Hall of Fame Golden Warrior Lifetime Achievement Award
  • TKD Times School of the Month (March 2010)
  • NYS 2009 Champion in Woman's Black Belt Fighting
  • 2008 Womans Grand World Champion in Fighting (WCMAO)
  • Master Instructor of the Beth Shalom Early Childhood Programs (East Hills, NY)
  • Master Instructor of the JCC of East Hill Martial Arts Programs
  • 2007 New York / New Jersey U-ITF Regional Director
  • Master Instructor of the Herricks Junior / High Schools Community Center Martial Arts Program
  • Certified International (#A-17-Class A) Instructor
  • Master Instructor of the Shelter Rock Early Childhood Programs
  • 2006 World Champion Forms & Sparring (WCMAO)
  • 2004-2006 New York State Champion for Forms (Open & Traditional) & Fighting
  • Awarded Instructor of the Year 2004 (Buzz Martial Arts, LLC)
  • Best Adult Black Belt of the Year 2001 *2003 (WCMAO)
  • Master Instructor of the JCC/Searingtown After School Tae Kwon Do Program
  • Founder/President at TaeCole Tae Kwon Do & Fitness, Albertson, New York
  • World Champion Korean Traditional Forms / Fighting / Breaking (2000*2004)
  • Director of TaeCole Tae Kwon Do & Fitness House Call Network
  • Earned 5th Dan / Chief Instructor Status Under Grand Master Hwang 9th Degree Black Belt 9U-ITF)
  • KATU-ITF U-ITF Certified
  • 1997 Founder/President of TaeCole Tae Kwon Do NYC Kids
  • Earned 1st and 3rd Dan Black Belt under Grand Master Suh Chong / GM Tae Sun Kang
  • Lennox Hill Fitness NYC Group/Solo Fitness Instructor
  • Head Coach of International Martial Arts Team
  • American Black Belt Certified
  • More than 20 year experience in teaching all aspects of Martial Arts
  • Volunteer for Girls, Inc.
  • Volunteer for Isaacs Park/Recreation
  • Teach Self Defense / Fitness Awareness to NYC Youth Organizations
  • Has trained world / National Champions in Forms / Fighting / Breaking & Self Defense
  • CPR Certified / Certified Life Guard/EPI PEN
  • 15 Years Medical Experience with Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital
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