"Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically you're own." — Bruce Lee
Sifu Thompson is certified by the legendary Dan Insanto (who is certified by Bruce Lee) and their knowledge flows throuigh the academy.
We focus on practical and efficient ideas that help you defend yourself and your loved ones in real scenarios with weapons.
You won't find belts in our academy. Every student learns at a challenging pace, and your growth is your own.
Your path starts now, call us today, or drop in for your free introductory lesson.
Sifu Bud Thompson's knowledge and skill in Kali is recognized world-wide. Having beeninducted into the Pugilist Hall of Fame in 2010, his unique approach to martial arts is renowned for focusing on the individual. In many other schools students move tediously along a belt-based curriculum. At Kali Academy, Sifu Bud ensures the foundational pieces are laid while constantly exposing you more advanced concepts.
As a student of Kali Academy, you can be proud of your martial arts heritage. Students here are third generation disciples of Bruce Lee, and second generation pupils of legendary Grand Guro Dan Insosanto. The walls of the academy are adorned with myriad other martial arts legends with whom Sifu Bud Thompson has shared knowledge and friendship.