The top Kempo Karate Program in Morgan Hill where participants of all skill levels are welcome. Classes are run Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and individuals, families, and siblings are all encouraged to participate.

A variety of Karate programs are offered including progressive karate instruction for students from the beginner to black belt level as well as individual self defense classes. The classes currently offered are:

  • Little Dragons - Ages 5 - 6
  • Youth Kempo Karate - Ages 6 - 8
  • Advanced Kempo Karate - Ages 8+

For more information and pricing, please see our Recreation Activity Guide.

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Sifu Marieta Delacruz - Chief Instructor and owner of American Self-Defense Academy/ Morgan Hill and Hollister Chinese Kempo School. Sifu Marieta holds 5th Degree Black Belt in Chinese Kempo and a 1st Degree Black Belt in Okinawan Kempo. Trained in Martial Arts since age 12 because she was bullied in her neighborhood and at school. When she is not teaching karate, Sifu Marieta also works as a Certified Massage Therapist and operates Curves in Gilroy.

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 Program Contact Information

  • Program Questions: Sifu Marieta Delacruz, Text/Call 408-607-4313 or send an email
  • Registration: Centennial Recreation Center - 408-782-2128
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