Grand Master Mike holds Training Certification from US Justice Department, New York State Commission on Correction and Municipal Police Training Council. He is also certified from the Legends of Martial Arts Hall of fame , the World karate Union Hall of Fame and the Kung Fu and Karate Hall of fame two consecutive years.
He is a third generation karate instructor from Grandmaster Won Kuk Lee who brought Tae Kwon do to America. He holds a rank of 10th degree Black belt from Tae Kwon do Chung do kwon association. The founder and head instructor for Pa Academy International Martial Arts (PAIMA) here in the Pocono Mountains. PAIMA is a school of Self Defense, Tae Kwon Do Karate and Martial Arts training. PAIMA is an authorized AAU approved training organization. We build self-esteem and learn Martial Arts so we don't have to fight. It is a complete self-defense school from a mind, body and spirit perspective.
Grand Master Mike is currently employed as an adjunct Professor at the Northampton Community College Monroe campus , teaching self-defense classes.