The Kenpo Karate Compendium

The Kenpo Karate Compendium

The Forms and Sets of American Kenpo

Author: Lee Wedlake

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With over 450 photos, this comprehensive and insightful guide to the forms and history of Kenpo Karate is ideal for martial arts students of all levels

The Kenpo Karate Compendium details the forms of American Kenpo as prescribed by the “Father of American Karate,” 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.
• COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT of the Kenpo Karate system provides a progression of teaching curricula for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students and instructors
• COVERS history, fundamentals, forms, solo and partner practice, and advanced technical skills
• INCLUDES over 450 black and white photos detailing forms and techniques
• SOMETHING FOR ALL STUDENTS, whether pursuing martial arts for health, competition, self-defense, or personal improvement
Table of Contents
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

Additional information

Weight 1.325 lbs
Dimensions 9.000 × 6.000 × 0.900 in

ebook, paperback

Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 384
Release Date: 2015-01-13
Paperback 9781583948514
Ebook 9781583948521

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