Ed Parker’s Encyclopedia Of Kenpo Version has 75 ratings and 0 reviews: pages. Edmund Kealoha “Ed” Parker (March 19, – December 15, ) was an American martial During the s, Parker was introduced to Kenpō by Frank Chow, who then introduced Parker to William Chow, a student of James . Delsby Publications ISBN ; , Ed Parker’s Encyclopedia of Kenpo. Buy a cheap copy of Ed Parker’s Encyclopedia of Kenpo book by Ed Parker. Compiled and published in , two years after Mr. Parker’s death in Dec. of.

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Dan Prigg rated it really liked it Jan 06, His first brown-belt student was Charles Beeder.

As he pursued knowledge by dissecting motion, er reaffirmed his belief that logic was the key ingredient influencing consistent organized methods of study. Here he found himself surrounded by other martial artists from a wide variety of systems, many of whom were willing to discuss and share their arts with him. Return to Book Page.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Write a customer review. This book is an excellent reference tool for students of American Kenpo, it encyclopedai a bit outdated as some of the theories and concepts are in need of some refinement of may not be actively taught or used as part of the system.


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I would have liked to have seen some definitions of The actual Ejcyclopedia Moves with a breakdown of the belt system however. In working with a kenoo this book is great to refer back to. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. From his first day of training, Mr. Parker developed a distinctive method of converting verbal language into physical language as he personalized lessons through the use of analogies, sayings, and short stories.

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Mauricio Beltran rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Physical Anaylyzation II Volume 3. Ellen Stewart rated it it was amazing Jun 13, One of these items ships sooner than the other. Parker, this volume brings together, into a cohesive whole, the mind of a Master of Motion. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Archived from the original on Parker had been fascinated by Kenpo, it’s unique nature kept his curiosity aroused and continually wet his appetite for an ever increasing knowledge throughout his life. Customers who bought this item also bought. Parker trained with William Chow while serving in the Coast Encycloprdia and attending Brigham Young Universityand in he was promoted to the rank of black belt.


Exposed to new Chinese training concepts and history, he wrote a second book, Secrets of Chinese Karate, published in Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Shane Cho rated it it was amazing Sep 12, Want to Read Currently Reading Encyxlopedia. Open Preview See a Problem?

Books by Ed Parker. As I read through, it became less confusing due to internal consistency. He called his adapted style American Kenpo Karate. He served as one of Elvis Presley’s bodyguard during the singer’s final years. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He is best known to Kenpoists as the founder of American Kenpo and is referred to fondly as the “Father of American Kenpo. Edmund opened the first Karate Studio in Pasadena, California in Not that I don’t like the book, I just wish it was more suited to my needs.

All the influences up to that time were reflected in Parker’s rigid, linear method of “Kenpo Karate,” as it was called.