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Kajukenbo was founded in 1947 at Palamas Settlement on Oahu, Hawaii.

kajukenbo_2It developed out a group calling themselves the “Black Belt Society”, which consisted of black belts from various martial arts backgrounds who met to train and learn with each other. This was the beginning of an evolutionary, adaptive style designed to combine the most useful aspects of the arts.

Kajukenbo is a unique martial art style combining the techniques of Karate, Judo and Jujitsu, Kenpo, and Boxing.

It was founded in Hawaii in 1947 by Adriano Emperado, and is one of the most popular forms of self-defense practiced in the world today, because of its’ effectiveness and logical approach. It’s main philosophy is that every martial arts style has something to offer, and if one accepts that idea and trains accordingly, they will be-come a more well-rounded and, therefore, more effective martial artist.



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