What is Kajukenbo?

If you take a blender and mix in Karate, Kali, Judo/Jujitsu, Kenpo, Chinese  and American Boxing, Multiple cultures (Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Filipino and American) with a dash of Aloha, plus a street mentality and press blend you get Kajukenbo.

Known for being fierce, brutal, and Effective Kajukenbo is widely considered the first martial art created in the United States. Kajukenbo, a combination of several combat systems, gained its tough reputation decades ago in what was then the U.S. territory of Hawaii, where the style was synthesized. Kajukenbo’s no-nonsense approach to self-defense has earned the style recognition worldwide as an efficient fighting art. Five martial art teachers from various disciplines formulated Kajukenbo in 1947. Calling themselves the “Black Belt Society,” they collaborated on a project to develop a comprehensive self-defense system. These five men were Peter Choo, the Hawaiian welterweight boxing champion and a black belt in Tang-Soo-Do; Frank Ordonez, a Sekeino Jujitsu black belt; Joe Holck, a Kodenkan Judo black belt; Clarence Chang, a master of Sil Lum Pai Kung- fu; and Adriano D. Emperado, an Escrima expert and black belt in Chinese Kenpo.

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