American Kenpo Karate

american kenpo

Kenpo Karate is the oldest style of Kenpo being introduce in the Unites States of America. It was created and introduced in 1949 by William K. S. Chow and trained by his student, Ed Parker, from 1956 to 1961, and, trained by the Tracy bros from 1962 to the existing. In beginning 1962 Ed Parker modified both the style he trained and relabeled his new design “Chinese Kenpo”, and no Ed Parker student was trained Kenpo Karate after Jan, 1962. Ed dropped “Karate” from the name of his program at that time, even though he’s ongoing to issue belt accreditations under the Kenpo Karate Association of America (KKAA).