Hi, I’m Master Michael Parrella and I have been changing lives with the martial arts in the Long Island, New York area for over 20 years.
My staff and I train both children & adults and teach them to develop the physical and mental power to achieve all of their goals. Wether its to shred unwanted body fat, build and tone muscle, learn the ancient art of Self Defense or even just to have fun, I’ve helped over 14,000 people get in the best shape of their lives, bother physically and mentally. I know I can help you too!
We teach classes for Men, Women & Children (Unlike some Gyms / Clubs – Kids classes are always separate from Adults). Our programs are non-intimidating, professional and always fun. My staff is super-courteous, highly-skilled, mega-patient and extremely-friendly – so you’ll know that you are in good hands when you train at my academy.
No matter which class of our you train in, all of our programs benefit your;
Mind – Develop greater Discipline, Concentration, and Self-Respect
Body – Burn Fat, Increase your Muscle Tone, Endurance, and Flexibility
Spirit – Lean Self-Confidence though Self Defense Skills
We have been teaching in the Long Island (Nassau County) area for over 20 years! So if you live in Carle Place, Mineola, Westbury, Garden City, Hempstead, Williston Park, New Hyde Park, Hicksville, Levittown, East Meadow, Wantagh, Merrick, Syosset, Jericho, Huntington, Queens, Suffolk County or just about anywhere in New York – you are close enough to train with us! Stop by and visit our Kung-Fu Center (Kwoon / Dojo) at anytime. Visitors are always welcome.
I recommend that you enroll in one of our ONLINE WEB SPECIALS (enter your name and email and click the program you are interested in) and find out first hand just how my academy can help you reach all your goals. We have classes mornings, afternoon and evenings, 6-days a week, so scheduling is never a problem.
About Carle Place
The hamlet draws its name from the Carle House - a 32-room house built by Silas Carle in Westbury in the 1800s. It was called the "Carle Place", and the surrounding area later took the name. An early name (and still-current nickname) for the region is Frog Hollow. As a result, the local high school's sports teams are called the Frogs and the school colors are green and white. Legend has it that as New York City residents and friends of Carle visited Silas Carle, Long Island Railroad conductors would announce"everyone getting off for Carle's Place to get off the train is how the name Carle Place evolved.
In 1946, developer William J. Levitt bought 19 acres (77,000 m2) for an experiment. His crews brought precut lumber to the site and rapidly assembled 600 low-cost houses on a site near the Carle Place station of the Long Island Railroad, offering affordable suburban living with an easy commute into offices in New York City. Within five years, returning veterans and their families swelled the population by 500 percent. It transformed Carle Place, and served as the prototype for the gargantuan development Levitt began the following year a few miles away: Levittown.
Carle Place has its own school district, which includes small parts of Westbury and Mineola, but is still one of the smallest in New York state. The primary school "Cherry Lane", the elementary school "Rushmore", and the secondary school called "Carle Place Middle School/High School" adjoin each other on one campus.