April 27, 2012 > Leisure Services continues to grow
Leisure Services continues to grow
Submitted By Gerard Kasilag
An international group of kids ages 8-16, trained in the mixed martial art of Kajukenbo from the Union City Leisure Services Karate/Arnis Program attended the 2012 Golden Gate International Open Martial Art Championship on March 24. They competed in sparring, Kata and stick fighting divisions under the instruction of Grand Master Max Pallen. A tenth degree Black Belt, Pallen is the founder of Pallen's Martial Arts Association, the Affiliated Martial Arts Promoters Association, the Northern California Eskrima-Kali Arnis Federation, Senkotiros martial arts system and has been teaching in Union City for more than 15 years.