We hope to provide training that encourages and enriches the personal growth and development of our students. We strive to uphold principles of excellence that inspires students to see beyond their current potential and reach new levels of success by setting goal and achieving them, building character, and improving confidence and self-esteem. Traditional martial arts teaches values, instils respect, sincerity, self control, honour and loyalty.
Established in 1997 and founded by Sensei Pshemek Drabczynski. Pshemek Drabczynski is a polish native who studied Physical Education in Krakow – Poland. Pshemek is a well rounded lifetime athlete, experienced in competition with his greatest achievement being WKA North American Kickboxing Champion in 1995. He is also a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Full Contact Karate. After successfully creating, building and running Columbia Martial Arts and Fitness Center for eight years in Vancouver BC, Pshemek decided to move to California to enhance and continue his career as a personal trainer. Having trained hundreds of people of all ages, Pshemek has positively changed and influenced many lives of his students. He has not only trained many champions in Martial Arts but also champions of life. For more information visit www.lahometrainer.com.
Today, one of his most dedicated long term students, Goldie Kalsi, is continuing to run Columbia Martial Arts Academy. Mr. Goldie Kalsi has a comprehensive background in both training and teaching martial arts and has had extensive experience dealing with children of all ages. His ability to motivate, inspire and train children is phenomenal. Columbia Martial Arts has developed an extremely well balanced curriculum that provides participants with discipline, self-confidence and fun.