THE EVOLUTION OF KENPO

 


 

    KENPO HISTORY

Kenpo (also written as “Kempo”) has an extensive history as an evolving martial art that draws its roots as far back as approximately 520 BC. his was when Bodhidharma...

 

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    GRANDMASTER ED PARKER

Grandmaster Edmund Kealoha Parker, 10th Degree Black Belt, is the undisputed father of American Kenpo with the greatest modern day influence on the spread of Kenpo...

 

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    THE WAY OF THE FIST

"Kenpo” literally translates as “Way of the Fist” (or “Law of the Fist”).  This does not mean that only the hands are used.  The entire body becomes a potential weapon...

 

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    KENPO TODAY IN WA

Kenpo was brought to Western Australia from Dublin, Ireland by Sam Purcell who moved to Perth in 1988.  Classes are now run by one of Sam’s first Black Belts, Slade Norris

 

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    HOW WE TRAIN

The priority of how we train is to be able to deal with real confrontations where an attacker (or attackers) are following no rules. This requires a balance between realism...

 

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