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Offline zenshin

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Kajukenbo in NYC/NJ area
« on: March 01, 2008, 03:19:54 AM »
Hello,

  I am pretty much new to the forum. I recently watched the episode of Fight Quest and was really really impressed with what I saw. I always thought ( and forgive me) that Kajukenbo was like other Kempo styles I saw growing up with a bunch of fat lazy guys doing bad techniques. I have a muay thai background and love to find a gym in the NJ ( west Orange area) or NYC to train in. What I saw on fight quest was exactly what I was looking for, I hope someone operates a similar gym in my area. I love the Gaylord method and GM Harper looked like a genuine bad a$$ and is my new idol lol wish these guys where here in NYC lol. Any info on a club in my area and a description of what they do or method they belong too would be appreciated, thanks...
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Re: Kajukenbo in NYC/NJ area
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2008, 06:25:21 AM »
This is the only school I know of in New Jersey

School Name:        New Jersey Kajukenbo Association
Chief Instructor:      Sigung Raymond Trujillo
Asst. Instructors:       Abraham Santiago, Jose Cruz Febles and Alex Chon Lee
Location:      639 Summer Street
Elizabeth , NJ  07202  USA
Phone #:      (908) 282-1222
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Re: Kajukenbo in NYC/NJ area
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2008, 07:32:17 AM »
Hello,

  I am pretty much new to the forum. I recently watched the episode of Fight Quest and was really really impressed with what I saw. I always thought ( and forgive me) that Kajukenbo was like other Kempo styles I saw growing up with a bunch of fat lazy guys doing bad techniques. I have a muay thai background and love to find a gym in the NJ ( west Orange area) or NYC to train in. What I saw on fight quest was exactly what I was looking for, I hope someone operates a similar gym in my area. I love the Gaylord method and GM Harper looked like a genuine bad a$$ and is my new idol lol wish these guys where here in NYC lol. Any info on a club in my area and a description of what they do or method they belong too would be appreciated, thanks...

Whats up bro. I'm out east of you on Long Island NY.

Anyway, there's this school in NYC: http://www.estacada.net/index.html
I hear good things from some people around here.

There's also Sifu Dusty's school in New Rochelle, NY. http://www.kajukenbo.org/schools/school.php?schoolid=0013

I do not know how either of these guys train, let alone how similar it is to what you saw on the show, but I've heard good things so it might be worth taking a look if either are within your commuting range.
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Re: Kajukenbo in NYC/NJ area
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2008, 02:54:02 PM »
Hello,

  I am pretty much new to the forum. I recently watched the episode of Fight Quest and was really really impressed with what I saw. I always thought ( and forgive me) that Kajukenbo was like other Kempo styles I saw growing up with a bunch of fat lazy guys doing bad techniques. I have a muay thai background and love to find a gym in the NJ ( west Orange area) or NYC to train in. What I saw on fight quest was exactly what I was looking for, I hope someone operates a similar gym in my area. I love the Gaylord method and GM Harper looked like a genuine bad a$$ and is my new idol lol wish these guys where here in NYC lol. Any info on a club in my area and a description of what they do or method they belong too would be appreciated, thanks...

Whats up bro. I'm out east of you on Long Island NY.

Anyway, there's this school in NYC: http://www.estacada.net/index.html
I hear good things from some people around here.

There's also Sifu Dusty's school in New Rochelle, NY. http://www.kajukenbo.org/schools/school.php?schoolid=0013

I do not know how either of these guys train, let alone how similar it is to what you saw on the show, but I've heard good things so it might be worth taking a look if either are within your commuting range.

Thanks I contacted the Estacada guy so I am waiting for feedback. Thing is on his website it said he does privates so lets see how affordable it is. I thought I would be more impressed by the Krav Maga since I have a bit of training in it, but these Kajukenpo guys where hard core, plus I think it would blend well with my Muay Thai background. Thing is it looks like Kajukenpo is more of a west coast thing than east coast.

If someone has some information about Estacada I would appreciate it.

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Re: Kajukenbo in NYC/NJ area
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2008, 06:31:46 PM »
Zenshin:

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Re: Kajukenbo in NYC/NJ area
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2008, 01:31:02 PM »
Hey Zenshin
how's it going?

To add to the Kajukenbo school location in New York. Please check out Sifu's Dusty Rhodes @      www.rhodeskajukenbo.com 

LOCATION: 405 NORTH AV 2nd FLOOR   NEW ROCHELLE NY 10801

Any questions???   914 - 632 - 5486

Hope this is helpful :)

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Re: Kajukenbo in NYC/NJ area
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2008, 02:01:40 PM »
babyravn1,

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