Found this clip recently. Fight scene between Robert Conrad (John Leoning student), and Don Stroud (Sijo Emperado black belt).
They actually had a earlier fight scene on Conrad's show "Wild Wild West", but I haven't been able to find any video of it...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 745am, Joseph Holck, Colonel, U.S. Army Ret., Shihan-Dai, Founder of the Kodenkan Yudanshakai, Co Founder of Kajukenbo, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.
Condolences may be sent to Amy Holck & Family, 2640 N Tomahawk Trail, Tucson AZ 85749.[/h]
This public statement is to address any questions concerning a successor to Sijo Adriano D. Emperado, Founder and Creator of the Kajukenbo system.
Sijo Emperado passed away on April 4, 2009. Prior to his passing he did not name anyone to be his successor. In 2007, Sijo Emperado named a...
One of the European organizations is collecting stats on the worldwide size of Kajukenbo. You can input information here.
KAJUKENBO BOARD OF ADVISORS
A meeting was held May 23rd, 2009 by members of the K.S.D.I. Board of Advisors on Kahului, Maui. All were there to pay our last respects to our Sijo,Chief, Ninoy, Adriano D. Emperado. 6 of 9 board members were present, constituting a majority. Present...
The Upland (So. Cal) Kajukenbo school held a old school style tournament this past sunday.
Traditional kata competition, no music, no costumes, no back flips. And some old school hard contact continuous sparring.
Everyone was told in advance that the sparring would be hard contact, even the...
Sid passed away on August 18th, after a long fight with cancer.
Sid Campbell, founding president of the World Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do & Kobudo Association, was the first American to open a Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan dojo in the United States. This auspicious authorization was...
Oct. 3 & 4
Master Bill Chun Jr.
Go Shin Jutsu Kai - Chinese Kempo
Grandmaster Emil Bautista
Soke Thomas Mitose
Kosho Ryu Kenpo
Professor James Muro
Go Shin Jutsu (Chow-Hoon lineage)
Professor Russ Coelho
Danzan Ryu Jujitsu
I uploaded 4 short vid clips of Sijo Emperado talking about Kajukenbo and Kenpo history.
Sijo discusses the Palama Settlement and early 1950's Kajukenbo and Kenpo:
Sijo discusses his promotion to "Professor - 10th Degree":
Sijo talks about John Leoning, Marino Tiwanak, and other early...
FIGHT QUEST - KAJUKENBO
Fight Quest will be a Discovery Channel prime time flagship program of the Spring and Summer of 2008, airing in 80 countries worldwide.
They will be filming a episode on Kajukenbo November 28 through December 6 , 2007. Doing the work for the Discovery network is...
The Black Belt Society
From the immigrant groups of Hawaii came the five kajukenbo founders. Adriano Emperado and Frank Ordonez were of Filipino descent. Peter Choo was of Korean descent. Joe Holck (birth name: Joichi Matsuno) was of Japanese descent. And George Chang was of...
I just wanted to let everyone know that the second edition of my book is now available.
For those of you from the Karazenpo lineage, this book discusses the history and people involved in the development of Kajukenbo. Basically, pre-Sonny Gascon.
This second edition is the same with the...
Over the years I have read differant biographies on Sijo Emperado. Many of them were laced with inaccuracies that were either intentional, or unintentional. This is understandable when a story gets told many times, by many people, over a period of many years.
The bio of Sijo Emperado that I...
I've read on other forums attacks against Prof. Chow by people who never met the man. People calling him a "alcoholic" and such. Which is really odd, since people who knew him much of his life, disagree strongly with that assessment.
Professor Chow all his adult life did what some so called...
Ed Parker's Kenpo: More Science than Art
(Black Belt Magazine, July 1995)
Edmund Kealoha Parker was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on March 19, 1931. Growing up in the rough Kalihi district made the acquisition of fighting skills a necessity more than a hobby. In his...
Grandmaster George Iversen of Mililani, Hawaii passed away on October 1, 2005
Grandmaster George W. Iversen has been a student and teacher of Kajukenbo since 1961.
He received his black belt from man he called "Chief", his original teacher, Sid Asuncion, a first generation black belt...
Bishop's Kajukenbo Academy
K.S.D.I. Diamond Bar, Ca.
Instructor: SIGUNG JOHN BISHOP
Sifu Renee Bishop
Sifu Sussette Blasa
Sifu John Wallick
Sifu Leland Akasaki
1600 S. Grand Ave., Diamond Bar, Ca. 91765
This is a mpeg of Professor William Chow performing a form in 1966. Prof. Chow was one of the senior Hawaiian kenpo practitioners and pioneers. There have been claims that he also learned kung fu from his father, possibly Hung Gar.
Doe's anyone here recognise this form as a kung fu form...
I added another mpeg of Professor Chow to my website. This one is from the 60's. It should put to rest the rumor that "Professor Chow didn't do any katas".
Prof. David Nuuhiwa of Anaheim, Ca. passed away yesterday in Hawaii. Prof. Nuuhiwa was a early Danzan Ryu jujitsu/Judo black belt from the Okizaki Dojo, and one of the first men to teach the Hawaiian art of "Lua" on the mainland.
His martial arts career spanned over 70 years.
He was also a...