Kajukenbo was introduced in the Northern Virginia area by Sifu Richard Cruz (direct student of Grand Master Woody Sims). Kajukenbo is an effective self defense system comprised of Karate, Judo, Jiujitsu, Kenpo and Chinese Boxing.

Kajukenbo was developed in Hawaii in the 1940s, and founded by Sijo Adriano D. Emperado in 1947.