James Martial Arts Academy
We are dedicated to ensuring our students develop and master genuine martial arts skill, strength and discipline. Our students gain confidence, increased flexibility, strength and conditioning from the wide range of classes focused on kids, teens, adults and seniors.
Sifu Darryl James has over 27 years of experience in Kosho-Ryu, Kajukenbo karate, kickboxing and fitness and is dedicated to ensuring his students gain the necessary skills and ability to keep themselves safe. Classes offered weekly include karate classes aimed at kids and adults, unique fitness and strength building classes focused on adults and senior adults, Fitness kickboxing and special events like women self-defense training.
The Kosho Cubs classes Perfect for beginning young
karate students that are between 4-13 years of age. The children will learn self-discipline, self-confidence, fitness, skill and basic martial arts techniques. Children who struggle with focus, concentration, shyness and self-confidence will benefit from training with us.
*Karate uniform is required.
Kosho-Ryu & Kajukenbo the Best Self Defense in San Diego
Kosho-Ryu-is a tradition martial arts which has been pass-down through 23 generation of ancestors. Up to the 1800 they were samurais for the Emperor of Japan. Around 1877 the Emperor decided to kill all samurais, at this point practitioners of the Art of Kosho-Ryu in order to protect themselves became ninjas (assassins).
This is why the art has developed into a highly fact way of self-defense.
Kajukenbo- “KA” for Karate and Tang Soo Do Korean Karate, “JU” for Judo and Jujutsu, “KEN” for Kenpo and “BO” for Western and Chinese Boxing (Kung Fu). Was founded in 1947 in the Palama Settlement in Hawaii (ghetto). Kajukenbo was designed specifically to be highly effective in the street defense situation against knife, gun, club and multiple attackers.
Training for Seniors
Regain your strength and vitality. Return to your inner warrior with greater strength, flexibility, coordination and conditioning. Our Silver Samurai strength building classes are uniquely designed to give our students a custom workout in a group setting.
Come On Push Yourself
Our fitness program combines the best of Monkey Bar Gym with an infusion of martial arts. The blending of the two provides the ultimate fitness solution you can get excited about because it provides long-term results. Most fitness program will claim to get you in shape and more than likely they will. However, our program will keep you in shape, this is where the James Martial Arts Academy comes in. We educate you on the process required to stay in shape and stay dedicated. This all happens in a safe, stimulating and challenging environment.
Our Monkey Bar Gym certified instructor will carefully guide you to you how to perform each and every exercise. Our unique fitness program is innovative and challenging allowing our students to experience an optimal workout this is results driven, fun and suited to all individuals regardless of skills. And the instructor is able to modify each workout to fit your skill level.