For over 48 years, World Renown Grand Masters Greg and Judy Tearney have dedicated their lives to empowering others through the martial arts with a character based curriculum of Traditional Okinawan Martial Arts, taught in a modern format, Tearney's Martial Arts has taught thousands of students to respect others, giving them self-confidence, self respect, integrity, honesty and self defense while improving physical fitness.
We teach a variety of martial arts and fitness programs with age specific curriculm to ensure our students reach their full potential. Our martial arts school lessons include Okinawan Karate, Thai Kickboxing, Krav Maga - Israeli Combatives & Self Defense, Kobujutsu - Weapons, Grappling, Arnis - Stick & Knife fighting, Personal Safety Seminars, Bully Buster Seminars, Home Invasion & Abduction Prevention, Motivational Speaking, Karate Birthday Parties, Martial Arts Demonstrations, and Character Development & "Life Skill" Enhancement.
Proudly serving the greater Syracuse metro area including Camilus, Solvay, Fairmount, Westvale, Warners, Marcellus, Elbridge, Baldwinsville, Liverpool, Shakneateles, Tully, Jamesville, Auburn and Onondaga. Contact us to learn more and to visit the school to see the difference!
Our traditional Shorin Goju-Ryu Karate system incorporates circular and linear movements with a combination of both hard striking attacks and softer open hand techniques.
Thai Kickboxing provides a great cardio-based workout to burn fat while building strength and endurance with an emphasis on fists, elbows, knees and shin techniques.
Our combative and self defense program is based on the original Krav Maga system taught directly to the Israeli military and now many other government agencies like the C.I.A.
Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Grand Master Greg Tearney and U.S. Hall of Fame and TV5 TopTen Women of the Year, Grand Master Judy Modafferi-Tearney head up an award winning staff of Master instructors. Students have gone on to achieve great accomplishments that includes High School Honor Rolls, acceptance into Military Academies, Division 1 Colleges, the military, along with those who have gone on to be successful in professions, vocations and businesses of their own. Tearney's Martial Arts continues to upgrade and improve on their service to their students and the community.