Gabaldon Martial Arts

Kajukembo is a martial art that strives to teach practical self defense for the family. Manners and Respect are part of our lifestyle and all are welcome.

We teach the Hawaiian art of Kajukembo Karate, Derobio Escrima, and Kickboxing. We have manners and respect for everyone and everything. Our students make a positive impact in their communities.

[02/24/18]   Good job turning in your homework students.

[02/06/18]   Good evening all. Our tots class is growing strong. Our children’s class is learning the science behind the strikes. Keep up the hard work students.

Wash your hands and keep them away from your face!

[12/25/17]   Merry Christmas!

[12/13/17]   We have just been made aware of the allegations with regards to Mr. Franco through social media. In no way, shape or form does Chavez Dojo condone any illegal or immoral actions, especially against youth. As always, we will continue to take active measures to keep our students safe.
We are gathering more information and will always act in the best interest of our students and community.



[09/11/17]   Good afternoon Ohana,
I have returned safely from Texas and I'm motivated to get back to our hard work. We have openings in our classes, spread the word and bring your friends!
Tot's 3 - 5 class: 3 openings
Children's 6 - 9 class: 3 openings
Children's 10 - 12 class: 2 openings
Adult 13+ yrs class: 3 openings

Class schedule is the same:
Monday and Wednesday
Tots 3 - 5 yrs 4:00 - 4:45 pm
Children 6 - 9 yrs 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Children 10 - 12 yrs 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Adult 13+ yrs 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Friday Class at Chavez Dojo 823 Bridge St. SW Albuquerque NM 87105
Chavez Schedule
Tots 3-5 yrs old 4:00 - 4:45 pm
5 - 8 yrs old 5:00 - 6:00 pm
9 - 12 yrs old 6:00 - 7:00 pm
13 and up 7:00 - 8:00 pm
(If you are asked to stay for the next class, please do. This will further your child's experience and improve their fighting response.)

If you have any questions please call or text Sifu Jude Gabaldon Cell: (505)803-1017
Email: [email protected] (subj: Kaju) 05/17/2016

Kuma Sparring Gear Set With Shin

Black or red only please Kuma Sparring Gear Set With Shin at Karate Depot. FREE shipping! 02/23/2016

Jose Adelaido Chavez's Obituary on Albuquerque Journal

Parents and Students, we will not have class the rest of the week. We will instead be supporting Grand Master Chavez, we as Ohana have lost one of our greatest supporters, Grandpa Chavez. The rosary will be Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 562 Atrisco SW with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. (We Will Be There Flying Colors, contact Sifu or Simu if you need a shirt)
- See more at: Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | Chavez, Jose Adelaido Jose Adelaido Chavez, 87, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016 at his home in the South Valley, with his family at his bedside. Mr. Chavez was born March 03, 1928 in 02/20/2016

Rio Grande Valley NM Blue Star Mothers

Saturday, February 27, 2016. From 9 am - 11 am we will be helping pack boxes to send to the troops. The address is 2919 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107. Food and drinks will be provided. Please wear our colors. If you have any questions contact Sifu Jude (505)803-1017. Thank you for all of the support Parents.
Posted below is a link to help with donations. Offical website of the Rio Grande Valley NM Blue Star Mothers

[01/04/16]   Parents and Students,
We are currently waiting on the flooring to arrive for the new Dojo. I truly appreciate your patience. Easy and Macho, I will have your belts this evening. If you have any questions please call Sifu Jude (505)803-1017, Simu Anna (505)459-1950. Thank you

[10/13/15]   Class tonight a 5. All students are welcome.

[09/04/15]   Good morning parents and students Sifu Jude is letting everybody know that he pulled his back while doing stranger danger in the last class you will not be there tonight I know it's a long weekend if you're going to grandmasters go there. our dojo will not be open today we will see everybody Tuesday Wednesday Thursday and Friday please be safe and be smart

[09/03/15]   You have asked, we are trying it. 5pm for kickboxing

[08/29/15]   Parents, remember to get the kids a good breakfast. Wear comfortable shoes you are getting a chance to participate with score and time keepers. It's a lot more memorable for the students to have their parents beside them.

[08/27/15]   CLASS TONIGHT!

[08/12/15]   Shorts and Dojo shirt for class.

[06/29/15]   Students, tots class is canceled today. Sifu had a family emergency.

[06/18/15]   Ready for an afternoon workout

[06/14/15]   Class at 10:00 Monday morning

[06/05/15]   Parents & Students don't forget that you can bring shorts And your Kaju shirt 06/05/2015

Two female UFC fighters beat up pervert outside club
Humility and Discipline Two women who fight in the UFC got into an altercation with a pervert outside a club in San Francisco over the weekend. One delivered a kick to the groin.

[05/30/15]   Students and Parents no class this morning, Sifu Jude has been sick all night

[05/08/15]   Happy Anniversary Grand Master,
Thank you for being an inspiration to many families. May all who walk through your doors continue to grow through your guidance. God Bless you Sir. KAJUKEMBO FOREVER!

[04/27/15]   Good afternooon Kaju Ohana, I regret to inform that I have come down with what appears to be the flu. I am very sorry but all classes today will be cancelled. However, I welcome all to join me tomorrow for make up classes. I appreciate all of the patience, trust and support you all show with our Dojo, I look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me 505-803-1017.
Mind, Body, Spirit
Sifu Jude

[04/11/15]   STUDENTS, tomorrow morning 1030, bring good shoes, we are going to enjoy the new park!

[04/01/15]   Class is canceled, we are doing some work to the Dojo starting at 3 pm. Classes tomorrow 5:00-6:30 are open to everyone!

[02/26/15]   The uniform order was placed. The statement shows that there is a 7 - 11 day delivery window.

[02/16/15]   Students, Sifu Jude thought it would be a good idea to eat McDonalds yesterday. His food poisoning is kicking his butt like one of Simu Anna's workouts. All students classes are being made up tomorrow at same time as your classes. Tot's class 4-4:45 Children's class (all ranks) 5-6, adults 6-7. If Sifu Jude has approved extra workouts you are welcome to stay for both classes.
Please contact each other to spread the word. Thank you for being part of OUR Ohana. We are also sending out emails from our contact list. Have a Blessed day.
Mind, Body, Spirit
-Gabaldon Kajukembo

[02/14/15]   Do you still have free class vouchers from Christmas well bring it to us we will help you out and honor most coupons.
If you have any questions feel free to contact Sifu Jude Gabaldon at 505-803-1017.

[02/07/15]   Good Afternoon Kaju Ohana!
Thank you all for your support today at the rummage sale! we all raised a little over $219 to go towards the Dojo! Sifu is very humbled by the support and dedication you all show thank you so much!!!
Next week, we are going to be having a car wash and bake sale and we need your help please. I'll be sending out an email with more details regarding time and location, please send me your email address if you've not already.
God Bless you all
Mind, Body and Spirit.
Sifu Jude

[01/30/15]   No Class tonight or tomorrow. Sifu Jude's Grandfather passed away. Please pass the word. We are proud of all of you, be safe and smart.
All Friday classes will be made up on Thursday. Thank you for your attention and understanding. If you have any questions, please feel free to call or text Sifu Jude at (505)803-1017
Mind, Body, Spirit

[01/27/15]   Class canceled tonight. Continue working on you push-ups and Grab Arts

[01/25/15]   A huge congratulations to Sifu Marin! Great K.O.




607 Osuna Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM

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