Our mission here at Cosmo’s Martial Art Center (CMAC) is to help students improve self-confidence, optimal health both physically and mentally, thus actively pursuing happiness and sense of well-being.
We offer the perfect environment for students to exercise and practice their martial arts. Our facility provides two spacious training floors which maintain a high level of safety and cleanliness at all times. Our facility uses quality mats, modern equipment and we provide a pleasant atmosphere that focuses on natural lighting, acoustics, air quality, thermal comfort and display of warm colors will make you feel right at home.
All of our instructors have trained under Master Cosmo for many years and they demonstrate a sturdy foundation of his philosophy. Our instructors are not only dedicated but enthusiastic, caring and patient toward the students that they teach. We pride ourselves in our low student-to-instructor ratio, so that each student will receive the proper attention and care that they deserve. Our instructors work earnestly to ensure that you learn the proper techniques while having fun at the same time.
Cosmo’s Martial Art Center was founded by Master Cosmo Yi. Master Cosmo Yi is a 5th Degree Black Belt and holds multiple credentials. He was a treasurer for the New York State Tae Kwon Do Association, a Korean-American Demonstration Team member and was a U.S.A Team Coach against Mexico. He also trained several national level sparring athletes under his tutelage and was also the Korean-American Olympic Team Coach. Master Cosmo’s experience stems back from 1999 when he operated Yi’s Taekwondo Center as the owner from 1999-2005. Above all, Master Cosmo has been certified by the Board of Education to teach Taekwondo programs in public schools and has taught in P.S 175 located in the Bronx County. Master Cosmo’s philosophy is about growth, self-improvement and autonomy by connection of the body and mind. He believes that we can attain a sense of self, well-being, happiness and compassion for others by stimulating both body and mind.