Established in 1962, Yee's Martial Arts, LLC (YMA) has developed fun and effective strategies to teach Shaolin kung fu, judo, and Sanshou kickboxing. Grandmaster John Yee founded the martial arts school, which serves the community of Hercules and the East Bay area. In addition to self-defense and physical fitness movements, YMA also teaches its students about ancient Eastern philosophy and culture, kung fu history, and how to attain good health and harmony. The school provides a variety of programs and special workshop sessions to cater to students of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced students. YMA has imparted skills to police officers, local officials, martial arts instructors, black belts, and celebrities from television, film, music, and sports.