Earn a black belt in the art of Tang Soo Do from a leading Martial Arts organization. Sign up for our introductory special - Two classes & Uniform for only $30.
If you are looking for a school that is committed to teaching traditional martial arts while improving concentration, self-discipline, respect, leadership skills, focus, self-confidence, and physical fitness, then look no further than
PKSA Karate Greensburg.
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Please contact us by using the information to the left, or we invite you to stop by and visit us.
Get your child involved in the only activity that can change his/her life and empower them to have a successful future. We specialize in increasing your child's self-confidence, discipline, and self-esteem. Your child will be taught child awareness, prevention, and effective self-defense techniques.
We know what teens and adults are looking for. These classes will make you cutting edge and prepare you for any attack while getting you in great shape. You will experience improved fitness, confidence, strength, flexibility, and in turn feel so much better after your training.
Come and experience classes that are great for Fitness, Self Defense, Cardio Fitness and Muscle Toning. Our classes are designed to help you burn fat and calories while building and toning muscle. Contact our location to find out more information on the fitness classes we offer.
No matter what age or fitness level you are, we have a program for you.
Master Instructor and Owner
Master Yaniszeski is a certified 4th Degree Black Belt (Master) in the International Tang Soo Do Federation- UK and is the owner and head instructor of PKSA Greensburg which she started in 2010. Marisa is a certified instructor in Kids Power, Little Ninjas, Women’s Self Defense and Cardio Kickboxing. She is also the Director and Head Instructor of the Kids S.C.O.R.E. Program, a school based fitness, martial arts and bully prevention program which she runs locally.
Marisa has competed all over the world and was a two-time world champion in sparring, as well as winning many trophies, medals and awards in tournaments throughout her career. Marisa has also earned other honors including winning the 2010 YWCA Rising Star Award for Westmoreland County, an award given to women under the age of 30 years of age who have exhibited early professional success and demonstrated willingness to help others, especially women and girls.
Marisa has been a firm believer in giving back to her community and regularly involves her school in community activities, along with annual participation in the Relay for Life which benefits the American Cancer Society. Through her leadership and ongoing commitment, PKSA Greensburg regularly supports a team of over 50 people and has raised $40,000 since 2010. Marisa has studied business at The University of Pittsburgh and Irvine Valley College in Irvine, California.
Master Kyle Martin is a certified 5th Degree Black Belt (Master) with the International Tang Soo Do Federation- UK and has been studying and teaching for over 20 years. Master Martin is a very accomplished martial artist and has won over 20+ Grand Champions worldwide in Tang Soo Do. In addition, Master Martin coaches the World Team and Demonstration Teams for Team USA. He also has trained in Panamanian Law Enforcement tactical hand to hand combat and gun/knife defense.
Master Martin is currently employed as a Financial Service Professional with New York Life and NYLife Securities LLC where he assists clients with their financial needs and provides opportunities to build wealth, protect income and plan for their retirement.
Master Martin earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminal Justice at the University of Michigan Dearborn in 2016.
Kyo Sa Nim Instructor
Sharie Rodriguez is a 2nd Degree Black Belt and a certified KyoSaNim with the International Tang Soo Do Federation- UK. She is Little Ninja Instructor and also a certified Kids Power instructor. She teaches several community and school programs in the Westmoreland County area, including the Kids SCORE Program which she developed with Master Marisa Yaniszeski.
She competes on a regular basis and has been a Grand Champion and a National Champion. She is a current member of the World Team which is to represent the United States in the UK International Tang Soo Do Federation World Tournament in London in 2018. Sharie earned her Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University on a full athletic scholarship and a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from The Pennsylvania State University. She currently manages the school at PKSA Greensburg.
Natalie earned her black belt in Tang Soo Do and is an instructor with PKSA for both Little Ninjas as well as gups of all levels. Natalie competes on a regular basis and has won a sparring championship with Team Greensburg. Natalie trains with her son who is also a black belt at PKSA.
Allen is a Black Belt in Tang Soo Do and regularly teaches classes at PKSA Greensburg. He has earned two National Championship titles, Grand Champion and the coveted Josh Howard Memorial Power Breaking Title. Allen owns and runs his own business as a Master Plumber, Mattes Plumbing in Greensburg, PA. He trains with his wife and two daughters at PKSA Greensburg.
Robin earned her Black Belt in Tang Soo Do and teaches classes at PKSA Greensburg. Robin is a full time elementary education teacher with a Masters in Special Education. Robin loves teaching and using her talents to help students make the most of their training. She trains with her husband and two daughters.
Customer Service Relations Manager
Deanna is PKSA Greensburg’s Customer Service Manager for prospective and current students and their families. She trains with her three boys and has won a National Champion title as a green belt. She looks forward to continuing her journey to black belt, as well as guiding and encouraging other students to do the same.
Angela has been training in Tang soo do with her two children. She is a certified Kids Power and Little Ninja instructor and currently teaches both Little Ninjas and gups at PKSA. Angela also is certified in the Kettlebell Ampd program and has taught kettlebell fitness classes at PKSA. Angela holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Seton Hill University and is currently employed as an Senior Auditor for Westmoreland County.
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