Michael Sirota,
Senior Contributor

Michael Sirota, Hall of Fame Inductee and Global Para-Taekwondo and Therapeutic Martial Arts pioneer has been immersed in martial arts since childhood. For twenty-nine years, he has been operating ethically successful martial arts schools in Vancouver, Canada.

Entering the new millennium, Michael embarked on a new path of teaching martial arts-based programs to people with special needs and various impairments. What started as a small project has grown internationally.

Over the years, his schools have welcomed thousands of people living with various impairments. He has also been instrumental in globalizing Para-Taekwondo, presenting at conferences, conducting instructor courses, designing Para-Taekwondo Instructor Certification Courses, and spearheading the Global Para-Taekwondo movement.

It is his mission to use the tool of martial arts to facilitate empowerment in one million people and promote the ‘Abilities in All’. As a global pioneer of Para-Taekwondo, he continues to share his expertise and passion via various portals including Sirota’s Martial Arts and Life Skills Center

The Alchymy was created to offer everyone an opportunity to grow physically, technically, mentally, and emotionally. It is a family-oriented center focusing on fostering positive life skills and character development with students. All individuals regardless of age, fitness levels, and abilities are welcome.