Bio " Chris Packham"

          Growing up in single-parent family environment in Palo Alto, California . Chris  began taking American Kenpo Karate classes at the age of thirteen years old.  In 1991, he achieved the rank of First Degree Black Belt.  and  he was also training to become a Professional Kick Boxer with World Kickboxing Association "WKS." Under Maurice Smith.  Retiring with a  record of 5-0. 

         Chris opening his first Martial Arts School Packham’s Kenpo Karate located at 4155 Hamilton Ave, San Jose, California.  He currently holds the rank of 5th degree black belt in American Kenpo Karate Association, 3rd degree in American Kenpo Karate Academy, and a 2nd degree in American Kenpo Training System. In addition, he is currenlty a CPT, PES (Certified Personal Trainer & Performance Enhancement Specialist) and a Nutritionist.  Currently he is with American Kenpo Karate Association and with Jujitsu America.

            Over the years Chris has trained with Frank Shamrock, Maurice Smith, Tito Ortiz and Mark Kerr etc.. Successfully organized and sponsored children's karate tournaments and he holds the distinction of promoting a submission-fighting seminar with 5-time UFC World Champion, Frank Shamrock.  Chris hosted a lifetime achievement award for Prof. Wally Jay and Prof. Willy Cahill that was featured in Black Belt Magazine. He has organized and instructed women's self-defense and rape prevention programs throughout the Santa Clara Valley.  In 2000, he produced "Kids Fight Back" awareness and prevention DVD which sold over 28,000 copes and still available.


Chris Packham and Cain Velasquez BBQ.


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