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Pacific Association of Women Martial Artists

Uniting and empowering a diverse community
of women and girls in the martial arts.

Be part of an active community of women martial artists.

PAWMA Camp 2018 

Thursday August 16-Sunday August 19

YMCA Camp Loma Mar
9900 Pescadero Creek Road, Loma Mar, CA 94021

Register for PAWMA Camp 2018

Renew before registering and sign in for member rate.
Rates go up July 16

Scholarships to attend camp are available for
qualified PAWMA members. Apply by 
July 6.
Information and application instructions.

Photos of Camp 2017 by Kerry Kehoe - opens in new window

Camp 2018 Teachers

Professor Barbara Bones Kajukenbo
Sifu Michelle Dwyer Qigong, Shaolin Gong Fu, Taiji
Sa Bum Nim Jen Berg
Kyo Bum Nim Sierra Harden
Shifu Sally Chang Taiji, Qigong
Sifu Robin Dahlberg Taiji, Qigong
Sifu Restita DeJesus Pangamot, Filipino arts
Molli Khangsengsing Brazilian Jiu jitsu
Sifu Ann Kileen Arnis
Master Uyen Pham Cha Yon Ryu, Bo Fung Do
Sensei Nikki Smith Judo
Contra-Mestra Tigresa Capoeira

The Latest from PAWMA News

Seven Star Bali Trip

By Ellen Eades
Seven Star Women's Kung Fu

A group of eight women from Seven Star Women's Kung Fu in Seattle recently had an epic vacation in Bali. Thanks to Marti McCaleb, who organized a group buy-in on a vacation at Villa Pantai in Amed, Bali, at an auction benefitting the Seattle Men's and Women's Choruses, we spent an amazing week eating delicious food, diving and snorkeling, hiking to mountain temples, exploring and enjoying one another's excellent company.

Lots More Photos »

Upcoming events

19 Jul 2018 • Naperville IL
16 Aug 2018 • YMCA Camp Loma Mar, Loma Mar CA

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We welcome all women and girls including individuals who are transgender, non-binary or self-identify as female. We aim to make our training spaces as accessible and inclusive as possible for our diverse community. Please contact us if you are wondering if this is a good program for you or your youth.

Photo: Bonnie Loshbaugh

Are you a woman or girl training in the martial arts? Do you want to support women and girls training in the martial arts?

Do you enjoy experiencing other martial arts, and sharing your own?

Photo: Bonnie Loshbaugh

Are you moving and looking for a school or teacher in your new location?

Are you a beginning student and want to experience a variety of styles before you settle on one?

Are you an advanced student and want to reinvigorate your training or train with other master teachers?

Photo: Bonnie Loshbaugh

At PAWMA, we believe that the martial arts have special value for women, whether pursued for self-expression, self-protection, spirituality, or physical health. We are committed to encouraging women and girls to train, and to promoting an atmosphere of respect and support for women martial artists of all styles. Membership is open to everyone who supports the full and active participation of women in the martial arts.

Join PAWMA and be part of a vibrant martial arts community!

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