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
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
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
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.