Obscure Sword Kenpo Karate Orange belt

Obscure Sword Self Defense technique

Kenpo Karate has great self-defense techniques and this is one of them, found in the Orange Belt rank. Imagine you are walking on a parking lot and then out of the sudden someone grabs your right shoulder, he might pull you in or just grab you, but the threat is there. Obscure Sword is a technique against a right flank, left-hand shoulder grab. Obscure More...

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The Reverse Bow from Kenpo Karate
By PeterSoto On Monday, January 1st, 2018
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Reverse Bow

Reverse Bow This is a very useful stance in American Kenpo Karate, it can be found on the orange belt rank and be seen all the way up to black belt. It is highly used in self-defense techniques to disable height and More...

The Inward Block Kenpo Karate
By PeterSoto On Sunday, December 31st, 2017
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Inward Block Kenpo Karate

The inward Block is one of the most used and important blocks in American Kenpo Karate. You will find it in all Kenpo forms. Many compare this block to the Japanese one but that is wrong because Kenpoists don’t More...

First degree brown belt requirements
By PeterSoto On Thursday, December 28th, 2017
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First Degree Brown belt American Kenpo Karate

First Degree Brown belt In this rank is where the advanced material begins. You are familiar with the self-defense techniques you learned in the orange belt, well these are the same but with their extensions. What More...

Kenpo Karate Second Degree Brown Belt 
By PeterSoto On Thursday, December 28th, 2017
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American Kenpo 2nd Brown belt

In Brown belt you are close to black, many give up at this point. Now is when the things get more than better because you are at your peak and you know it. Decide to get better with your Kenpo, believe in yourself, More...

Kenpo Kaarate Third Degree Brown Belt 
By PeterSoto On Thursday, December 28th, 2017
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Third Degree Brown Belt Kenpo Karate

In the Third Degree Brown Belt of the American Kenpo Karate system, you should know all your strikes, blocks, kicks and punches. Herer Glancing Spear. Front right direct wrist grab. Thrust into Darkness. Rear right More...

American Kenpo Karate Orange Belt techniques and requirements
By PeterSoto On Thursday, December 28th, 2017
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American Kenpo Orange Belt Requirements

Kenpo Orange Belt Requirements Orange Belt is the first step into the core of self-defense. I remember I took me 1 year and a half to get to orange belt, not because I did not want to test just because I felt I More...

By PeterSoto On Thursday, December 28th, 2017
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American Kenpo Yellow Belt Requirements

American Kenpo Yellow Belt Requirements White belt represents a white paper ready to be written. So many important basics are there like horse stance, neutral bow, attention stance, some basic punches, kicks and More...

By PeterSoto On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Purple Belt Requirements in American Kenpo Karate

I still remember my purple belt years like if it was yesterday. That was the stage when I was competing in as many tournaments as I could, but I was only sparring, I did not like forms or any other thing to do. More...

By PeterSoto On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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American Kenpo Green Belt Requirements

One of the toughest levels I encounter. When we started as a group we were about 20 but just 2 of that group got to green belt. Some of them came back to train for a few months but they left later. These are the More...