The Kenpo Karate Compendium

The Kenpo Karate Compendium

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The Kenpo Karate Compendium details the forms of American Kenpo as prescribed by the a€œFather of American Karate, a€ Ed Parker. Author Lee Wedlake, 9th degree black belt, world-class instructor and competitor, brings his acclaimed training and teaching experience to bear in this unique resource for all who practice and teach American Kenpo and its offshoot systems. The American Kenpo system is taught worldwide and this reference will become a standard for thousands of Kenpo practitioners in various lineages. It will also serve as a stimulus for all martial artists by providing a sense of the logical framework of American Kenpo. Having collected the general rules of motion and the numerous fine points of Kenpo, the book is a standout in the genre. a€c COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT of the Kenpo Karate system provides a progression of teaching curricula for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students and instructors a€c COVERS history, fundamentals, forms, solo and partner practice, and advanced technical skills a€c INCLUDES over 450 black and white photos detailing forms and techniques a€c SOMETHING FOR ALL STUDENTS, whether pursuing martial arts for health, competition, self-defense, or personal improvement Table of Contents Introduction Preface Chapter 1: What the Beginner and the Black Belt Should Know Chapter 2: The Basics and Exercise Forms: Short and Long 1 and Short and Long 2 Chapter 3: The Intermediate Forms: Short Form Three and Long Form Three Chapter 4: Form Four Chapter 5: Form Five Chapter 6: Form Six Chapter 7: Form Seven Chapter 8: Form Eight Chapter 9: The Sets Now What? Legal viewpoint by Frank Triolo Capstone--The Thesis Form General rules of motion Recommended Reading About the Author From the Trade Paperback edition.The Forms and Sets of American Kenpo Lee Wedlake. called a€œwhatifa€ scenarios or a€œcategory completiona€ movements. Some techniques are designed to show alternativesto techniques already learneda€”that is, a€œwhat ifa€ something changed in the course of executingthe original, ideal phase of ... Knowing thebasic self- defense techniques of the Parker system willget you out of mostcommon attacksituations.

Title:The Kenpo Karate Compendium
Author:Lee Wedlake
Publisher:Blue Snake Books - 2015-01-13


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