James Martial Arts Academy of El Cajon

Kids and Adult Martial Arts School in El Cajon
Opening at 5:30 PM on Monday
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It's a topic that nobody enjoys discussing: Child Abuse. To consider our young, innocent people being harmed, particularly from someone we understand, can be heart-wrenching.

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San Diego Parents,

We’ve all been there. You enroll your child into a new activity, and eventually, they’re going to say something along the lines of “I don’t want to go.” How do we handle that as parents? Every parent will have their answer, but it’s something we have to consider when signing...

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It's a topic that nobody enjoys discussing: Child Abuse. To consider our young, innocent people being harmed, particularly from someone we understand, can be heart-wrenching.

Although it's a hard subject to amuse and natural to wish to avoid, consider that this extremely avoidance could be el...

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El Cajon, CA-based James Martial Arts Academy is pleased to announce its martial arts classes for adults. The martial arts academy offers classes for adults looking to start their martial arts training, be it for self-defense or fitness. The academy is run by Darryl James and his wife, Cheryl, an...

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James Martial Art Academy Annual Holiday Party

Dec 8, 2019 – Dec 8, 2019

Hi Kosho Family,

Please Join Us On Sunday, December 8Th From 1:30 - 4:30 For Our Annual
Event!

All Current And Past Students & Family Are Welcome To Attend.
Yummy Food | Games | Door Prizes
Each Child Guest Must Bring In 1
Unwrapped Toy For Donation
All Toys Collected Will Be Donated To A Local...

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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Have issued an advisory urging everyone to refrain from vaping effective immediately, due to a
continued increase in vaping-associated pulmonary injury. Until the
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Find Best Martial Arts San Diego offer here! Most martial arts systems only teach you how to defend yourself against one attacker on your feet or the ground.

Ask yourself this one question…” WHAT if the attacker has an accomplice”? Will you be able to defend yourself against multiple attackers...

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Find Best Martial Arts San Diego offer here! Most martial arts systems only teach you how to defend yourself against one attacker on your feet or the ground.

Ask yourself this one question…” WHAT if the attacker has an accomplice”? Will you be able to defend yourself against multiple attackers...

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Learn more

It's a topic that nobody enjoys discussing: Child Abuse. To consider our young, innocent people being harmed, particularly from someone we understand, can be heart-wrenching.

Although it's a hard subject to amuse and natural to wish to avoid, consider that this extremely avoidance could be el...

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Testimonials

10 months ago
Hands down the best trainer I've ever had. Sifu Darryl is exceptional at what he does. He is motivating and pushes you to your limits and then some. I was fortunate enough that one of my friends had found him and invited me to a class. Even though there were 3 other people in there he is attentive to you and making sure you are doing the workouts correctly with good form. I was fully out of shape and within a couple of months, I noticed things improving such as my form and strength. I have always had a hard time motivating myself to get to the gym but with Sifu Darryl, I am excited about the class every time.
- Alyssandra J
2 years ago
I do not know exactly what made me think to try karate. I was tired of the gym and the hamster-wheel feeling I had each time I went. What was next in my progression? Adding another riser to my action? I checked out the James Martial Arts Academy and was impressed. The specific personal session gave me an idea of exactly what I 'd remain in for, and I was surprised that I registered that very same day. I ** never ever ** register for anything on the spot. But I felt comfortable and fired up to not just get more fit but to find out something beneficial along the way. The progression of testing to earn a new belt was appealing too-- you can actually see that you are finding out and advancing. And you learn things immediately helpful, in addition to building skills that take practice to master. In a nutshell - centrally located, easy to get into, great parking (exactly what !? yes, truly!), great instructor, respectful and supportive classmates, becoming more in shape while learning ...
- Kathleen P
a year ago
Sifu Darryl is one outstanding instructor! He knows his stuff. I would highly recommend the James Martial Arts Academy to anyone wanting to learn a true martial arts and self-defense system.
- Danny C

Best Martial Arts Near You!

A FEW WORDS FROM SIGUNG DARRYL JAMES

I’m Sigung Darryl James Chief Instructor, and I with my wife Cheryl, a practicing Psychotherapist at Inspire Professional Counseling and faculty member at San Diego State University and the proud owners of the James Martial Arts Academy.

As a martial arts instructor in El Cajon, CA with extensive experience training kids, adults and, women's self-defense there is nothing better than seeing the growth firsthand.

But more important than the martial arts skills they learn is the personal skills they develop, the confidence they carry for life.

Because martial arts is far much more than just kicking, self-defense, and punching, and getting the next colorful belt, it’s about developing confidence, discipline, character, focus, and respect.

With every class we teach, I see growth in mind, body, and character.

That’s because martial arts provides instant positive feedback. By learning to focus on the core moves, they develop discipline and respect. They can instantly see and feel a difference, making them destined to build confidence, self-awareness, and self-respect.

And of course, it’s a ton of FUN!

That’s why I love teaching martial arts in the El Cajon, La Mesa, Santee, Chula Vista, and San Diego communities, and why I know, you are going to LOVE training with us.

So please have a look below to find out exactly how your you or your child can benefit from our fun martial arts classes.

Thanks! Darryl

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  • (833) 894-0191

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2356 Fletcher Parkway
El Cajon, CA 92020
USA

Business Hours

Mon:5:30 – 9:00 PM
Tue:5:30 – 9:00 PM
Wed:5:30 – 9:00 PM
Thu:5:30 – 9:00 PM
Fri:Closed
Sat:9:00 – 9:30 AM
Sun:Closed
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