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
Sensei Sai Won Gold Medal!
Sensei Sai Senpon represented Team USA and won gold medal in -84kg at the first ever Junior Pan American Games held in Cali, Columbia. He was also chosen as the USA Male flag holder at the closing ceremony of the games. Hearty Congratulations and very proud of you Sensei Sai!️
Sensei Sai Top 1 at USA Senior Team Trials!
Sensei Sai finished 1st (seed # 1) in his elite kumite -84kg division . He is qualified to represent Team USA at the Sr. Pan American Karate Championships, Curacao! Hearty Congratulations and very proud of you Sensei Sai!️
Team CKA Excels at US Open and JIC!
Team CKA excels at JIC and US Open, Las Vegas! 6 gold, 6 silver & 7 bronze medals from 9 athletes. Congratulations to all the 9 athletes, Coach Sai & Jaiyanii and the proud parents. Team CKA Rocks!!️
Olympics Games Qualified!
Team CKA's Coach Andres Madera(-67kg) has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games‼ The World Karate Federation announced today the final 12 continental qualified athletes for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Madera has secured his spot and will be representing Venezuela at the Tokyo Olympic Games this August! Hearty Congratulations and very proud of you Coach Madera!️
Congratulations Team CKA!
Team CKA won 4 gold and 5 silver medals at AKR Texas Open, Houston! Congratulations to all athletes and Coach Sai!
Launch of CKA Team App
Champion Karate Academy now has the own smartphone app which is 100% FREE to join. To get the full features of this app please go to the App Store or Google Play and download Team App onto your mobile device, then follow these simple steps: 1. Sign-up to Team App. You'll be sent an e-mail to activate your account. 2. Log-in and search for Champion Karate Academy, then request to become a member.
Team CKA In-Dojo Training
Team CKA’s first in-dojo training after 15 months!
Congratulations Team CKA
Congratulations to all Team CKA participants and coaches of Texas State Karate Championship. Team CKA won overall 40 medals!
Sai Senpon made Team USA
Sensei Sai has earned the spot and right to represent the Team USA at Jr. Pan American Games to be held in Cali, Columbia in September 2021
CKA's 16th Anniversary
15th Year Anniversary & New Year Specials
No Enrollment Fee($60 value) and Free Uniform($45 value). Valid only for New Students until January 31st.
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 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.