Champion Karate Academy, USA founded by Shihan (Senthil Thiyagarajan) and co-founded Jun-Shihan (Ponmalar Senthil). CKA is one of the top most Martial Arts school in DFW metroplex area. CKA is affiliated with Shuko-Kai International Karate-Do and also recognized by USA National Karate-Do Federation.
Shihan Sen started karate in early 1980 in South India. He trained under Sensei Kalaimani and practicing karate for around 40 years. He is currently a 7th Degree (NANADAN) Black Belt in Shito-Ryu karate-Do, President of Texas Sport Karate Federation, a WKF Referee. He had participated over 500 karate tournaments including nationals and various internationals.
CKA combines the best of traditional and modern martial arts offering unique Karate-Do, Iai-JuJitsu, Kobudo and Competition programs for little Samurai(4-5 years), young samurai(6-12 years), Teens and Adults. Our programs are designed for the entire family, Boys, Girls, Men & Women.
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News & Events
CKA spotlight by USA Karate
We are proud and happy to share that Champion Karate Academy has been spotlighted by USA Karate National Federation
CKA's 15th Anniversary
CKA receives 2020 Best of Irving Award
We are proud and happy to share that Champion Karate Academy has been selected to receive 2020 Best of Irving Award in the category of Sports and Recreation Education by Irving Award Program!
Sai won Jr PKF Champion Title
Saisheren Senpon takes home gold medal at XXVIII Jr Pan American Karate Championships, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2017
Team CKA's five athletes earn Team USA Spot
Team CKA's five athletes are selected to represent Team USA at Jr. Pan American Karate Championships, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Team CKA won 21 medals, 9 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze at 2017 USA Nationals
Team CKA won 21 medals, 9 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze at 2017 USA Nationals, Greenville, SC
CKA celebrates Olympic Day
CKA celebrates Olympic Day Team Texas Training with Team USA Olympian Ryan Berube, 1996 Olympic Games Gold Medalist
Sai won bronze medal at 9th WKF Youth Cup, Croatia
Saisheren Senpon won a bronze medal in Male Cadet -63 kg Kumite at 9th World Karate Youth Cup, Umag, Croatia
City of Irving Proclamation
Beth Van Duyne, Mayor of the City of Irving Proclaim the month of June 2016 as Champion Karate Academy month. Congrats to Shihan Senthil Thiyagarajan and Jun-Shihan Ponmalar Senthil for this great achievement.
Congratulations to Senthil Thiyagarajan, the new President of Texas Karate
Shihan Senthil Thiyagarajan was elected as the new President of Texas Sport Karate Federation
CKA Celebrates Olympic Day with Inter Dojo Elite Kumite Training
Thanks to our special guest Olympians Ms. Janine Bowman and Mr. Derek Arneaud.
Kume International Karate Chamiponships 2015
CKA's 4 members Competition team has won 6 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals
24th Arlington Traditional Japanese Karate Championships 2015
CKA's 9 members competition team has won 6 gold, 9 silver, and 3 bronze medals.
Champions Cup 2014
CKA Hombu Dojo
2010 Market Place Blvd, Irving, TX 75063.