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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.

 

Cat Stance

45 degree Cat Stance

45 degree Cat Stance Kenpo Karate Requirements Kenpo Karate Stances Kenpo Karate Strikes Kenpo Karate Blocks Kenpo Karate Punches Kenpo Karate Kicks Kenpo Karate Foot...

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...
Front Twist Stance

Front Twist Stance in Kenpo Karate

Front Twist Stance Kenpo Karate Requirements Kenpo Karate Stances Kenpo Karate Strikes Kenpo Karate Blocks Kenpo Karate Punches Kenpo Karate Kicks Kenpo Karate Foot Maneuvers Kenpo...
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...
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...
Kenpo Kaarate Third Degree Brown Belt 

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...

Kenpo Karate Blue Belt Requirements

Years ago when I was a purple belt I met a brown belt who knew I just got into college, I was a freshman,...
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...
Close Kneel

Close Kneel Stance in Kenpo Karate

Close Kneel Stance in Kenpo Karate Kenpo Karate Requirements Kenpo Karate Stances Kenpo Karate Strikes Kenpo Karate Blocks Kenpo Karate Punches Kenpo Karate Kicks Kenpo...

Delayed Sword Kenpo Karate Self Defense technique

Yellow Belt Delayed Sword Self Defense Delayed Sword, the first self-defense technique in the American Kenpo Karate System. A basic self-defense but very effective, learn...