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Kenpo Karate

Kenpo Karate is Martial Art focused on Self Defense Techniques, is an American Martial Art founded in the United States by Edmund Parker, it is said is the art with the most self-defense techniques than any other Martial Art.

It has 10 Self Defense techniques in Yellow belt, 24 self-defense techniques in orange belt, 24 self-defense techniques in purple belt, 24 self-defense techniques in blue belt, 24 self-defense techniques in green belt, 24 self-defense techniques in first degree brown belt, then on second degree black belt is where you find extensions of the lower rank self-defense techniques.

It is a complex Martial Art where isolates groups of kicks, punches, strikes, stances in sets where the student has to study a group of specific moves. You will find stance set 1, stance set 2, blocking set 1, blocking set 2, finger set 1, finger set 2, kicking set 1, kicking set 2, striking set 1, striking set 2, and others.

It also has forms or katas which are unique in their organization because they start with 3 short forms, then 3 long forms and lastly advanced forms up to form 8.

 

Attention Stance in Kenpo Karate

Attention Stance in Kenpo Karate

Attention Stance This is disciplinary stance to receive instruction. Feet are together, hands on the side, back straight are you weight is distributed equally on...
Tripping Arrow Kenpo Karate Self Defense Technique

Tripping Arrow Kenpo Karate Self Defense Technique

Tripping Arrow Tripping Arrow is a Self Defense Technique found in the Kenpo Karate Blue Belt rank, this is a technique against a Front bear hug...
How to do a Straight Heel Palm Strike

How to do a Straight Heel Palm Strike

Straight Heel Palm Strike This is the Heel of Palm Strike found in many martial arts. In Kenpo Karate you will it in several self-defense...
One Leg Stance

One Leg Stance in Kenpo Karate

One leg stance is considered useless by some, but we can find it in forms and also in self defense techniques such as "Leaping...
Wide kneel Stance

Wide kneel Stance Kenpo Karate

Kenpo Karate Requirements Kenpo Karate Stances Kenpo Karate Strikes Kenpo Karate Blocks Kenpo Karate Punches Kenpo Karate Kicks Kenpo Karate Foot Maneuvers Kenpo Karate...
Inward Hand Sword

Inward Hand Sword in Kenpo Karate

Inward Hand Sword The Inward Hand Sword is one of the most used strikes in American Kenpo Karate. The main target is the front, side...

Step Through Forward & Reverse in Kenpo

This is the first Foot Maneuver requirement in Kenpo Karate found in the white belt rank. This is a basic movement where the student...
Outward Back Knuckle Strike

Outward Back Knuckle Strike

Outward Back Knuckle Strike You will find this strike on some forms and a couple of Kenpo Sets. But you will find it in many...
Side Snap Kick

Side Snap Kick in Kenpo Karate

Side Snap Kick This is the Side Snap Kick in Kenpo Karate, is a kick you will find in other Martial Art styles but executed...
Obscure Elbow Strike

Obscure Elbow Strike in Kenpo Karate

Obscure Elbow Strike Any Obscure strike is executed to an area we cannot see but we have the understanding the strike will hit the target...