The Best Martial Arts Lessons
in the Ventnor City area

Martial Arts for Kids

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Our exciting martial arts program for kids can develop your child’s focus, self-esteem, self-confidence, and overall sense of purpose the way NO OTHER sport, hobby, “activity,” or program can.

HUNDREDS of parents and families in the Ventnor City area are singing the praises of our children’s program, and telling other parents about it every day, because they’ve seen it for themselves, too.

Martial Arts for Adults

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Our unique martial arts program for adults is the best way in the Ventnor City area to lose weight and get in shape because every movement has a purpose – a self-defense purpose that might one day save your life!

Students from 18 to 80 also tell us they use the benefits of improved concentration, self-discipline, and self-confidence every day at home, at work, and in social situations.

Martial Arts Birthday Party


Give your child the hottest, most memorable birthday party in the Ventnor City area: a martial arts birthday party! Your child and every guest get an introductory lesson in the martial arts.

Best of all, Your Child becomes a STAR. He or she gets to perform a brief demo in front of all the guests and even break a board! Plus, everyone at the party gets a FREE Gift and a awesome demonstration by the instructors!

Welcome to The Best Kung Fu Lessons
in Ventnor City

teaching martial artsHi, my name is Sifu David Shaman,

and I’m very PROUD that hundreds of families all over the Ventnor City area are singing the praises of our programs and telling their friends and neighbors how much of a positive impact it’s having on their lives.

Smiling Dragon Kung Fu has become a landmark of Ventnor City martial arts!

Get started now and find out how you can be healthier, happier, and more confident with Smiling Dragon Kung Fu training!

Physical and Mental Development

meditatingOur members tell us that they feel our school is more of an institution of self-improvement, physically and mentally, rather than “just” a gym or some “activity”.

I pride myself on helping our adult members safely build muscle, quickly burn fat, gain flexibility, and release stress in a FUN, positive, and injury-free environment! And for the children, parents all over the Ventnor City area give my martial arts classes credit for increasing their child’s ability to focus, building their self-esteem, and igniting a passion for self improvement they never would have expected.

Much More than “Kicking & Punching”

martial arts woman punchAlthough many people think the martial arts are just about fighting, the truth is that the physical “kicking and punching” are really just the “tools” that I use to teach the more important, and MUCH more valuable lessons about “yourself”.

When you train in our Ventnor City martial arts program (which also serves Margate, Atlantic City, Longport, Northfield), you take advantage of the best self-improvement system in the world.

Through the practice of physical self-defense skills, you will follow a blueprint for a successful life based on discipline, focus, and perseverance. Please take a few moments to browse this website, get familiar with us, then, take me up on my “No Strings Attached” offer, and see the benefits of my Ventnor City martial arts program for yourself!

See for Yourself

Give me a call at: (609) 457-3045 Or click the program (above) that you’re most interested in!

I sincerely look forward to meeting you, and helping you and your family accomplish your goals!


Sifu David Shaman
Smiling Dragon Kung Fu

6525 Ventnor Ave
Ventnor City, NJ 08406
(609) 457-3045

P.S. If you’re like me, you’d rather “see it for yourself”, rather than just take my word for it. So simply select the program you’re most interested in on this page, and take advantage of our Special Trial Offer!

Get Started Today at NO RISK!

Special Offer:

FREE Class
ENTIRE Month $50
FREE Uniform

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The Smiling Dragon Kung Fu Academy has been a life changing experience for me…
“Sifu Shaman is the most positive person I have ever known, and the students involved with the school reflect this attitude as well. ”
—Robin A
Egg Harbor Township

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As a frequent traveler to China, I get to see the best of the Kung Fu masters
and training centers there.

“You, my friend, are the best of the best. Your valuable
wisdom, insight, and motivation is, without a doubt, the most inspiring and uplifting a parent can hope their child can experience. The way you effectively relate to your students is something that has to be seen.”
—Mark S
Egg Harbor Township

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The sincerity with which Sifu Shaman teaches.…
“A lineage that’s about as true to its ancestry and roots as one could conceivably train in these modern times. All taught with integrity and worthiness under Sifu Shaman’s careful eye.”
—Eric G
Somers Point