NY1 New Yorker of the Week - Sifu Jack Shamburger!

To see the entire video segment on the SMASH! class as well as a live interview with Sifu Jack and Program Director Jane Ray, click here and go to 47:40

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What is Kenpo

Kenpo was one of the first martial arts to be shown openly to Americans, and quickly gained popularity amongst civilians as well as military personnel. It’s a martial art which traces its origins as far back as the Shaolin temples themselves.

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Martial Arts Classes NYC

Our adult classes cover the full spectrum of martial arts. From basic karate kicks, punches and blocks, over sparring, kickboxing and self defense techniques to traditional forms (kata) and weapons.

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Kickboxing Classes NYC

Superfit Kickboxing classes are the conditioning classes which our adult martial arts students attend in order to stay in the best shape possible for self-defense and competition. Superfit Kickboxing classes are offered several times a week at our NYC studio as part of our martial arts program.

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CHKA Video

Jamarr Johnson is taking on the challenge of CHKA, New York City's Chinese and Hawaiian influenced martial arts gym! Here Jamarr will be showing how you could obtain street level self-defense fighting techniques and incredible body conditioning.

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Karate Classes For Kids

Our kids programs provide a great opportunity for children ages 4 and up to participate in an activity that is both educational and fun. We focus on increasing self esteem, discipline, motivation, coordination, focus & attention, socialization and leadership skills.

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Sifu Jack F. C. Shamburger

Sifu Jack is one of a few living instructors who was born into a family of martial artists, and can therefore claim a direct lineage in Kenpo. More than 35 years of experience as a martial artist, competitive fighter, body guard and US marine, makes training under Sifu an experience hard to find anywhere else…

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FREE Women's Self-Defense Classes

Our weekly ‘SMASH’ class is a self defense program for women. CHKA has been providing this classes to the neighborhood in NYC for years. Learn proper punching and kicking and how to face and take down attackers. All women are welcome, every Tuesday & Thursday at 7:00 pm, FREE!

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Contact Us

34 Avenue A (between 2nd & 3rd Streets) 2nd Floor New York, NY 10009 hello@chka.org 646-692-6155

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