About Adel's International Karate Center in Oceanside, New York
Meet Adel Elbehiry
Sensei Adel Elbehiry has studied and trained in Shotokan karate for over 30 years. He began his studies in 1979 with Shihan Hossnei Gaber. The lineage of Sensei’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.
Sensei Adel has participated in national and international events and has placed in numerous competitions. In 1990, Sensei 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, Sensei Adel became affiliated with Shihan Kai Leung’s Shotokan Karate-DO which is associated with Master Shihan Toyotaro Miyazaki’s organization. Sensei 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, Sensei Adel branched out on his own and opened the International Karate Center of New York, 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.
Sensei Adel is a devoted husband and father of three young children ages 9, 5, and 6 months. He is proud of the fact that his older daughter and son follow in his footsteps by studying karate. It is through karate training that children develop respect, discipline, and self-confidence.
Because of his belief in the physical and mental benefits of karate, Sensei Adel has focused on passing his experience and knowledge to his students. Through his guidance and instruction he has successfully helped more than 20 students attain the title of National and International champions. Sensei Adel has been certified as a National Coach by the USA Karate Federation.
Our Oceanside, NY Martial Arts facility specializes in Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Cardio Kickboxing, and Fusion Fitness. We offer outstanding instruction for men, women, and children. Adel’s International Karate Center believes in always having a friendly mindset for both newcomers and those returning to the program. Whether you are a serious competitor or just in it for fun, we have something for you.
People choose to train here at Adel’s International Karate Center in Oceanside, NY because we provide a non-intimidating, safe, friendly, and clean environment which allows our students to fully get the most out of our training programs. Our programs are comprehensive and balanced and offer students the ability to learn technique, strength, self-confidence, and self-defense. Our students will train, progress, and achieve here at Adel’s International Karate Center in Oceanside, NY.
“Hard training requires a lot of physical stamina, but it also builds mental and spiritual strength too. ”
“We do not rise to the level of our expectations. We fall to the level of our training.”
Interested in taking our Kids Martial Arts Classes, Adult Martial Arts Classes, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes, Cardio Kickboxing Classes, or Fusion Fitness Classes at our Oceanside, NY Martial Arts facility? If so, all you’ll have to do is click on a program that most interests you. Once you have done that you will have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. And please, if you have any further questions that were not covered under our site feel free to give us a call directly at (516) 536-7050. Our staff of instructors looks forward to hearing from you and having you come be part of our Martial Arts family here at Adel’s International Karate Center in Oceanside, New York.