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 Kung Fu for all ages as well as practical Self Defense training and Women’s Vitality for those who wish to regain or improve their strength, endurance, and flexibility.

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. Self Defense, Women’s Vitality, and Kung Fu Summer Camp are taught 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 certified in first level Commando Krav Maga and has a green belt in Taekwon Do and also 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.
 

Sensei MurraySensei Murry

Sensei 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. Sensei, 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.