Master Michael DiPietro and the staff at East Coast Karate are the best in the business. He mixes the discipline of Korean martial art of Tang Soo Do with fun and encouraging exercises that enable every kid to participate. From the youngest Little Dragon to the oldest of the Black Belts, each student is schooled in respect for each other and their instructors. The student's school grades, health and positive mental attitude are important components in the curriculum. This is not a studio where they are "selling" black belts. A student from this studio who wears a black belt has undergone rigorous training and testing to achieve that level. In competitions - whether it's local, regional or international - East Coast's students represent the studio well with their grace in winning and their dignity in defeat. The studio and instructors are certified by the World Tang Soo Do Association. Classes for all ages of children as well as adults are offered 6 days/nights a week.