I read the post with Bill Chun Jr's letter and felt that I should address it and the topic of Hansuki in general.
1.Many years ago,When I originally learned the Hansuki form as it was taught in New England through Fred Villari's Original "United Studios of Self Defense" chain, It was...
It has been my honor & privilege to have known Ralph Andersen for over 16 years. I first met him in Las Vegas at the Gathering of Eagles with Grandmaster David German. I obviously knew of him through Mr. German's now worldwide famous videos/DVDS. Ralph was a "down to earth" person and...
I posted a new video for "Kempo International" explaining it's misson and goals as well as demonstrating blocking systems/sets from various kempo/kenpo styles/systems.
Go to youtube and look up "Kempo International ~Kempo Blocking Systems"
Sadly,This was placed on Jerry Poteet's facebook page: With heavy hearts, we are saddened to report that Sifu Jerry Poteet passed away last night in Los Angeles. His Flame is still burning bright now and into the future through our family, instructors, students, friends, and followers. As Sifu...
Sadly,This was placed on Jerry Poteet's facebook page:
With heavy hearts, we are saddened to report that Sifu Jerry Poteet passed away last night in Los Angeles. His Flame is still burning bright now and into the future through our family, instructors, students, friends, and followers.
First of all, Thank you for sharing the video of your performance of Short 3 both sides! It was enjoyable!
I do havea couple of constructive criticizms to assist in future performances.
I was wondering why you face the opposite direction with your extended heel palm before...
Regarding the "too many tools in the box" Plumbers don't carry just one wrench,Carpenters only one kind of nails and a hammer,"The proper tool for the proper job" the old adage goes...
But if we limit ourselves and strip away the "unessentials" then we limit our ability to use the "Z"...
Been awhile since you wrote this post,Any luck?
I have a video on youtube on the kenpo freestyle techiques from a WCAF [World Combat Arts Federation] Kenpo camp. Please check it out!
I was looking at this thread and thought I'd mention a few points:
1. It's taught against a "Front Bearhug,Arms free"
2.As Mr. Parker once stated "Boxing & wrestling are the western martial arts" so, as a amateur wrestler, why would I execute a front bearhug? Especially one with arms...
Mr. Parker was once asked "Why do people from XXX traditional style look so much better than kenpo people who hold comparable rank in the undergrade ranks?" his response "When you only have 6 letters of the alphabet to learn,then it is easier to get good at those 6 letters. But by the...
We initially stand in a "natural stance" [or as I decoratively refer to it, the "I don't know karate" stance [which,btw,Frank Trejo has used many a time to lull an opponent into a false sense of confidence] because most people who actually attack you don't "fight fair" an drop into a...
Been awhile since I've been on the boards here at MT! I had some time and was reading this thread. For the most part, I agreed with the majority of opinions,However, When I read this statement,I had to disagree. I understand the initial idea behind dealing with a "non compliant...