About Us

Serving Rockland and Bergen Counties since 1990

Martial Arts are unique disciplines that combine mental and physical fitness with self-mastery. East Coast Martial Arts is a World Taekwondo Federation certified Taekwondo school established in 1990 by Grand Master Raymond Portante.

We offer group and private lessons for ages 4 and up, and all of our classes are ...

Our Black Belt Legacy

Since the very first black belt promotion test on December 18th, 1993 East Coast Martial Arts has produced: 

107 - 1st Dan Black Belts 

17 - 2nd Dan Black Belts 

7 - 3rd Dan Black Belts 

2 - 4th Dan Black Belt Masters 

1 - 5th Dan Black Belt Master

They come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and backgrounds. Keep in ...

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Group Taekwondo/Hapkido Classes

Taekwondo training involves a combination of punching techniques, beginner to advanced kicking techniques, traditional forms, and varied …

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$49.95 2 Week Trial

Private Lessons

Our private Taekwondo lessons provide all the advantages of our regular classes, plus the added bonus of individualized instruction. 

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Ladies Only Self-Defense Class

Pick a day and time with your friends for an interactive Ladies Self-Defense class. You will learn and practice hands-on techniques to …

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  • Parking available
  • Free consultation
  • Good for children
  • Family-owned


Nov 19, 2021
Master Portante is the only well trained teacher in the area and offers nothing, but professionalism and warmth. He accepts students of all...  Read more
Jul 12, 2018

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