Tai-Zen Academy of Self-Defense

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Important Announcement

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes have limited space and are required by NYS to be accessible by appointment only. If you are a current student, please call either the Selden or Bellmore dojo to make an appointment for class. If you are not a student and are interested in classes, please call one of our locations, or email kyoshi@tai-zen.org for more information.

According to NYS reopening guidelines, to enter the dojo you must adhere to the following:

  • Wear 2 or 3 ply surgical mask that covers both your nose and mouth at all times.
  • Maintain a six foot distance from others.
  • Fill out a COVID-19 screening form.
  • Clean your hands with the hand sanitizer provided at the entrance. If your hands are visibly soiled, they must be washed with soap and water prior to entering the dojo.

If you require more information, please call the location of your choice or email kyoshi@tai-zen.org

Tai-Zen Practioners
Class photo circa 2018


Tai-Zen is designed for individuals that do not like fighting, yet do not like being abused. If you would like to gain the ability to protect yourself from harassment or assault, we have exactly what you are looking for.

We offer:

  • 15 week self-defense course
  • Realistic self-defense training for men, women and children
  • No contracts or hidden fees
  • Certified instructors with over 20 years of continuous study
  • Serving Long Island for over 60 years

Below you will find a few articles that have been published featuring our school. If you have any questions, please feel free to visit one of our locations.

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Let it be known that Tai-Zen Jiu-jitsu under Master Howard Tague
has no affiliation with any other system of martial arts.

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