About

photo of father with daughters in kung fu uniformsWe work with you to build your strength, agility, flexibility, and skills from whatever your level of fitness and experience. Courses include traditional Southern Shaolin White Dragon Kung Fu for all ages (Pai Lum and Hungar) as well as practical Krav Maga Self Defense training.

Class Locations

NORTH END

North end children’s Kung Fu classes are held at Seattle Jewish Community School’s (SJCS) BASE after-school program located at 12351 8th Ave NE, Seattle.

SOUTH END

South end Kung Fu classes are held at Bikur Cholim Machzikay Hadath Synagogue (BCMH) located at 5145 S. Morgan Street, Seattle with entrance on Holly Street between 50th and 51st. Drive to end of parking lot, enter glass door. Kung Fu Summer Camp is based at 5004 S. Genessee Street at JunHong’s Kung Fu Club studio.

Instructors

Sifu Kim

Sifu Kimberly Bowen is the head of Macabee Martial Arts Seattle. She is a 3rd degree black sash instructor who has trained with Grand Master Jacob Lunon in Shaolin White Dragon kung fu for more than eight years. Sifu Kim is a certified second level Commando Krav Maga Instructor, certified American Women’s Self Defense Association Instructor,  a green belt in Taekwon Do and teaches meditation courses. She is encouraging to new students, inspiring them to strive for the best they can be at any age or fitness level. She is the proud mother of a black belt and a purple belt, both students at The Evergreen State College.
 

Sifu OliverSifu Oliver Klesse

Sifu Oliver Klesse is a third degree black sash instructor who has trained in Shaolin White Dragon kung for more than nine years and is certified in first level Commando Krav Maga. Precision performance of advanced forms are his specialty. He is the proud father of two young Macabee warriors.
 

Sifu TabithaSifu Tabitha Werblud

Sifu Tabitha Werblud is a 1st degree black belt kung fu instructor at Macabee Martial Arts Seattle. Sifu Tabitha has trained with Grand Master Jacob Lunon in Shaolin White Dragon Kung Fu for more than eight years. She is a naturopathic physician, a certified yoga instructor, a dancer, and is the proud mother of three. Sifu Tabitha is proficient in the instruction of the Yoga of Da Mo and Self Defense for Women.
 

Shihan MurraySensei Murry

Shihan Rod Murray is a 5th degree black belt in Judo and 2nd degree black belt in Aikido with more than 40 years martial arts experience. Shihan Murray, at age 46, won first place with his team in full-contact Koshiki Team Kumite in Japan in 1992, the first time a non-Japanese team won in this international tournament. Sensei Murray studies Qi Qong and Ba Gua Chu’uan Fa to build internal energy into his karate training and participates in the Seattle Kollel Spiritual Journey program. He holds a Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.

School Rules

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Friendship Circle 2017-18

Macabee Martial Arts volunteers to teach Kung Fu for special needs kids at Friendship Circle Sundays. Students age 7 and older are required to participate at least once/quarter.

September 17, 2017
October 29, 2017
November 5, 2017 – First Sibling Circle
(November 19, 2017 – Birthday Club @ We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym)
December 3, 2017
December 17, 2017
January 7, 2018
January 21, 2018
February 4, 2018
February 18, 2018
March 4, 2018
March 18, 2018
April 15, 2018
April 29, 2018
May 13, 2018
May 27, 2018