Adel's Martial Arts Academy

About Us

At Adel’s Martial Arts Academy we are a family, and our school is bound to become our students’ second home. We are a judgment-free zone, where mistakes are viewed as growth opportunities and your instructors and fellow students are your #1 supporters. You’ll learn a lot of impressive skills and gain many new abilities at Adel’s Martial Arts Academy, but the most important thing you’ll acquire during your time here? Our community.

Adel's Martial Arts Academy


Here Adel's Martial Arts Academy, our staff is the secret to our student success. Each instructor has a rich background in martial arts and is eager to train the next generation of martial artists. Meet the team below!


Adel Elbehiry

6th Degree Blackbelt Shihan Adel Elbehiry has studied and trained in Shotokan karate for 40 years. He began his studies in 1979 with Shihan Hossnei Gaber. The lineage of Shihan’s training is as follows: Shihan Gaber studied under Shihan Master Hideki Okamoto, who was a JKA Black Belt, 8th Dan, Shihan Okamoto was taught under Master Nakayama, and Master Nakayama studied under Master Gichin Funakoshi. It was Master Funakoshi who was the founder of Shotokan karate.

Shihan Adel has participated in national and international events and has placed in numerous competitions. In 1990, Shihan became certified by the Olympic Committee to train and coach athletes. In 1993, he completed his college study of law and in 1996 he relocated to the United States. At this time, Shihan Adel became affiliated with Shihan Kai Leung’s Shotokan Karate-DO which is associated with Master Shihan Toyotaro Miyazaki’s organization. Shihan studied with Shihan Leung as well as competed and instructed students in the dojo. In addition, he trained a select group of students who later became United States National Karate team members, like Doug Pelinkovic.

In 1998, Shihan Adel branched out on his own and opened the Adel’s Martial Arts Academy, located on Long Island, in Oceanside, NY, and associated himself with Tokey Hill, the coach of the USA National Karate team. His training experience led him to assist Tokey Hill in coaching and training the New York State Karate Competition team, as well as assist him in coaching and training the USA team in Chile in the 2000 Pan American Games.

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JiuJitsu Instructor

Anthony Chiarello

Anthony Chiarello Started training in 2003 with Milton Regis Kioto BJJ after competing in local tournaments and training consistently received his blue belt from Milton Regis and grandmaster Mansor. When Milton Regis moved away he started to incorporate kick box and Muay Thai with His training. 2009 again started Brazilian Jiujitsu with Braulio Cuevas a brown belt BJJ. Carmine Czocchi a 3 stripe BJJ black belt and pro MMA fighter later stepped in and took over the gym during that time MMA and No-Gi Jiujitsu was the focus. Anthony received his purple belt from Carmine. Mark Stan became involved in this gym and stepped in as a bb judo and bb Jiujitsu instructor Anthony later received his brown belt from Mark and was once again back under the Kioto flag. Years went by the gym had closed but training continued he competed at multiple IBJJF tournaments plus the worlds in Las Vegas 4 plus years passed but Milton was now once again his instructor and awarded him his Black Belt in may of 2019. Through the Jiujitsu journey he has trained with multiple world champions and the journey continues.

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