World Martial Arts Center

540 Atlantic Avenue
New York City, NY
  • 718-855-9898
  • Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center (600 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center (800 ft) IRT Eastern Parkway
  • Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center (1000 ft) BMT Brighton

Established martial arts school for over 35 years.

Our facility includes mats, dressing rooms, showers and martial arts training equipment. We also sell training guides and DVDs, weapons, training equipment, sports drinks and bottled water.

Sabumnim Master Herbert — He has been teaching for over 45 years. He is also a certified Zen meditation instructor. He has attained an 8th Dan in HapKiDo, 8th Dan in VSK Jujitsu, 6th Dan in Tae Kwon Do. His is currently the President of the World Pro HapKiDo Federation in the tri-state area. He is the only non Korean Master awarded by the WPHF for contributing to the development of present day Hapkido. He was awarded by the WTKDF for his contributions and support. Additionally, he is a referee for the WTKDF for Olympic TKD.  He was a former president for the Chinese martial arts division of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).

Our location: 540 Atlantic Avenue, 3rd Floor (between 3rd and 4th Avenue).

Public transport:

  • 4,5,6,2,3,R,Q to Atlantic Ave/Pacific Street Brooklyn;
  • F to 14th Street and 6th Avenue NYC or 4,5,6,2,3,R,Q to Union Square, NYC.
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Adult programs (Includes uniform, Beginners Handbook, Beginners DVD 1 & 2, and 2 VIP Passes):

  • Busy Adult — 2 HapKiDo classes per week for one year;
  • Unlimited — unlimited HapKiDo classes for one year, one personal assessment;
  • Black Belt — unlimited Kickboxing and HapKiDo classes for three years, one personal assessment, special events and seminars included, private training, test preparation and private testing also available.

Children's programs (Includes uniform, Beginners Handbook, Beginners DVD 1 & 2, and 2 VIP Passes):

  • Orange belt — 6 months of unlimited training;
  • Green belt — 12 months of training, 1 class per week, 1 personal assessment;
  • Blue belt — 12 months of training, 2 class per week, 2 personal assessment;
  • Black belt — 36 months of unlimited training, 3 personal assessment.

Instructors:

  • Chungsanim Master Dominick Brioche — She is a three time Black Belt Hall of Fame inductee. She holds a 6th degree Black Belt in Jujitsu, a 4th degree in HapKiDo, and a 4th degree in TaeKwonDo;
  • Chungsanim Master Betty — SHe is currently holds the rank of 4th Dan in HapKiDo. She has also trained in Wing Chun Kung Fu, Shaolin Kung Fu, Judo, and Jujitsu. Betty holds the rank of 3rd Dan under Soke John Davis in Kumite Ryu Jujitsu;
  • Chungsanim Master Brad — He practiced several styles, attaining ranks in Tae Kwon Do, Shaolin Kempo, and in Kuk Sool Won before committing to HapKiDo at the WMAC. He currently holds the ranks of 4th Dan in HapKiDo and 2nd Dan in Kumite Ryu Jujitsu;
  • Chungsanim Master Jill Zoll-Burdick — She has trained with Master Herbert since 1998 and has a 4th degree black belt in HapKiDo;
  • Chungsanim Master Jonathan Waks — He received his 1st Dan Black Belt in HapKiDo in 2001, a 2nd Dan in 2004, 3rd Dan in 2010 and 4th in 2015. In addition, he also holds a First Dan - 2008 in VSK Jujitsu - Soke John Davis;
  • Eva Vaccaro — Kyosanim Advanced Instructor. She holds a 3rd Dan in Hapkido, and a 1st Degree Black Belt in Kumite Ryu Jujitsu under Soke Lil’ John Davis. Eva has been a Certified Pilates Machine and Mat Instructor, a Certified Fitness Trainer, and is currently certified with AAAI/ISMA;
  • Holly Kozak — Kyosanim Advanced Instructor. She has trained with Master Herbert for over 17 years and is a 3rd degree black belt in HapKiDo.
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