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Kenpo Karate Compendium : The Forms and Sets of American Kenpo (Paperback) (Lee Wedlake)

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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 improvementTable of ContentsIntroductionPrefaceChapter 1: What the Beginner and the Black Belt Should KnowChapter 2: The Basics and Exercise Forms: Short and Long 1 and Short and Long 2Chapter 3: The Intermediate Forms: Short Form Three and Long Form ThreeChapter 4: Form FourChapter 5: Form FiveChapter 6: Form SixChapter 7: Form SevenChapter 8: Form EightChapter 9: The SetsNow What? Legal viewpoint by Frank TrioloCapstone--The Thesis FormGeneral rules of motionRecommended ReadingAbout the Author
Based on accepted works by 9th degree black belt, world-class instructor and competitor Lee Wedlake, this is the only resource on the details of the forms and sets of American Kenpo as prescribed by the "Father of American Karate," Ed Parker. With no other authors who have tackled the subject, this is a unique resource for those in Parker Kenpo and its offshoot systems. The Parker Kenpo system is taught worldwide and this reference has proven valuable to thousands of Kenpo practitioners in various lineages as well as acting as a stimulus for those who are interested in the art by providing a sense of the logical framework of Parker Kenpo, versus MMA style arts and karate picture books. 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
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
Number of Pages: 356
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Martial Arts + Self-Defense
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Lee Wedlake
Language: English
Street Date: January 13, 2015
TCIN: 16471617
UPC: 9781583948514
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-3019
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