What exactly is Raplh Castro's Shaolin Kenpo

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  1. Corrmaz

    Corrmaz White Belt

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    Is it American or Kara ho kenpo with some form of chinese martial art . Incorporated into it? Thanks.
     
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    punisher73 Senior Master

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    Ralph Castro was a student of Prof. Chow and then came to the mainland. He did work with SGM Ed Parker of American Kenpo to put together a system to market (but he was not a "student" of his).

    Like Kara-Ho Kempo, I think that his Shaolin KeNpo (not to be confused with Villari's Shaolin KeMpo) is a snapshot of what he learned from Chow with some added chinese style forms to round it out.
     
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