Lama's Kenpo Karate offers Shaolin Kenpo Karate to people of all ages. Martial arts are helpful for kids as a tool to develop their motor skills, mental and emotional strength, self-discipline and confidence. Lama's Kenpo Karate offers a variety of programs for children ages three and up. For teens and adults, martial arts provide a way to condition the body, increase energy and reduce stress. Sibok Lama founded the studio in 1986 – in Bernal Heights –as a way to teach friends and family Shaolin Kenpo, an art developed by Great Grandmaster Ralph Castro that incorporates the techniques of the Shaolin Temple in China.