Sifu Taky Kimura - A Celebration of Life

Remembering Sifu Taky Kimura

Our beloved teacher, mentor and friend, Sifu Taky Kimura, passed peacefully in his home on the morning of January 7, 2021.  It is a heartbreaking loss for his family, friends and students around the world.

For six decades, Sifu Taky, with reverence and loyalty, passed on the art of Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do to his students.  Through love, thoughtfulness and compassion, Sifu Taky devoted his life to honoring the art and philosophy of his best friend, Bruce Lee.  We are eternally grateful for the guidance, wisdom and inspiration of Sifu Taky.

Sifu Taky had a profound impact on everyone who came into contact with him.  In doing so, he not only enriched the lives of those he encountered, he changed their lives for the better.  Sifu Taky’s legacy of kindness, respect and integrity will live on forever.

On behalf of Sifu Taky’s students, we thank you all for reaching out with condolences and respect for Sifu Taky.  Your kindness and generosity is greatly appreciated.  Contributions raised on this platform will go to the Kimura family as they plan for Sifu Taky’s funeral expenses and tribute.  A Celebration of Life for Sifu Taky will take place in Seattle, WA, in the future.

The Kimura family would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and compassion during this time.



  • Michael Blalock
    • $9 
    • 5 mos
  • Melissa Chapin
    • $25 
    • 2 yrs
  • noah allyn
    • $10 
    • 2 yrs
  • Aaron Hee Stacpoole
    • $100 
    • 2 yrs
  • wing lee
    • $35 
    • 2 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Matt Emery
Los Angeles, CA
Takauki Kimura

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