Discussion in 'Kenpo / Kempo - General' started by Zoran, Feb 11, 2003.
Worth looking at.......
This is an odd one. I asked John McSweeney about this as he was there from 1959-1962. He said Ibrao was his first black belt and that is what they were always told back then by Ed Parker. It seems every one that was there before 1960 says the same. Later the story changes and Parker told many that Beeder was the first, mostly to the guys after 1965 or so. So I would not say the Ibrao is giving misinformation. I truly believe this is what he was told.
To me this suggests that his status had changed somehow later.
Epak under Mr. Lee Wedlake
Shaolin Kempo - under Thomas Ingargiola in NY
Well I learned from one of Ed's first black belts .
Sorry 5 swords, not sure what you mean here.
Learned what? That Ibrao was or wasn't?
That Ibrao was or wasn't?
I have no input here as this was far far above me .
studied under master david boise of the villari style of shaolin kempo for 12 years, in upstate new york, now i have moved to albany and have been dabling in many other forms of martial arts every sence then including, muay thai, kendo , and jeet kung do.
I am just beginning to study American Kenpo under Paul Mill's AKKI trainers.
epak at the Hillboro American Family Karate studio
I really don't remember whether I have already responded or not, but EPAK for me anyway...
I do Shorinji Kempo.
Might be a theme. What do you think J?
Tai Kenpo, Cypress - CA
Ed Parker's Kenpo Karate System.
Kenpo Taijutsu = Parker Kenpo w/ some TRA-CO - also added some Kuk Sool Won (Joint Locks) - Judo throws and after Black will be taught some Budo Taijutsu (Ninpo).
Kara-Ho, but I have studied under IKCA for 5 years as well.123
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