Studio Naga provides dynamic martial arts for kids and adults in the Indonesian-American art Poekoelan Tjimindie Tulen!

Classes  outside at Hollis-Doyle Park on Saturdays and during the week (unless notified). We are now maskless unless you prefer!

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Camp Courage 2023: Fall dates October 20-22! Sign-up will begin August 30th — this fills fast so let us know!

Martial Arts, Community, Leadership!

At Studio Naga, we’ve created a community which supports change and growth in a diverse, supportive environment – come join us! Operating since 2000, we are easy to find at the border of Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville.

Our Indonesian art, Poekoelan Tjimindie Tulen, encompasses ground fighting, self-defense, forms, animal movement, meditation, weapons, and free sparring. Training offers benefits in physical fitness, self-defense, confidence, flexibility, mental focus, and self-expression – and it’s fun!  We’ve been featured on MSN, NPR and in numerous publications and are known for stressing leadership development and peer support.

Studio Naga is headed by Louise Rafkin, who has been training since 1984, assisted by nearly two dozen black belts. Teaching, and learning to be an effective teacher, is an intrinsic part of the training tradition