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History of the salutation
By punisher73 - 03-22-2012 12:31 PM
Originally Posted at: KenpoTalk

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I saw on another kenpo board someone asked the question about the Parker salute and that it had changed

Quote:

When did Mr. Parker change the hand positions
regarding the part of the Salutation from Initially
raising both hands above the head bringing them together with thumbs touching and index fingers touching followed with the praying hands then followed with the left hand covering the right fist.



To the present day where: raising both hands above the head bringing them together with thumbs touching and index fingers touching followed with the left hand covering the right fist followed with the praying hands.

With the Parker Kenpo seniors that come to this board perhaps one of them would be kind enough to answer this question.


Here is a video showing the older salutation at about 5:05 mark


My guess was that it was changed shortly after this since the rebel ran from 1959-1961, and SGM Parker's work with Woo was from about 1960-1961. But, does anyone know for sure, or why?


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