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.

 

Forward Bow

Forward Bow in Kenpo Karate

Forward Bow This is Forward Bow in Kenpo Karate, you will find this stance in many basic and intermediate forms. Not a stance to use...

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...
Dian Tanaka

Dian Tanaka Doing Kenpo Karate Self Defense Techniques

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Horizontal Finger Thrust in Kenpo Karate

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Inward Parry

Inward Parry in Kenpo Karate

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The Upward Elbow Strike in Kenpo Karate

Upward Elbow Strike in Kenpo Karate

The upward elbow strike is a fulminating move that is found and is part of many martial arts. The elbow is a pointed bone...
Vertical Finger Thrust

Vertical Finger Thrust in Kenpo Karate

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Back Elbow Strike

Back Elbow Strike in Kenpo Karate

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Outward hand sword in Kenpo Karate

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Back Elbow in Kenpo Karate

In this article we will study the use, application and proper execution of the back elbow strike in Kenpo Karate. It is also a...