American Kenpo Karate International - Headquarters based in Evanston, Wyoming of an organisation teaching the Ed Parker system of American kenpo. Includes membership details and locations of schools and clubs both in Europe and the USA. The Chinese Kenpo Karate Association (CKKA) has clearly defined requirements for each belt level. Click on a belt to see the list of techniques required to achieve that rank. The requirements for each belt level are in the process of being revised to incorporate American Kenpo, Long Chi Quan, and Jiu Jitsu techniques, forms and sets.
It has given me insight that others have not been able to perceive." (page 2) This volume contains Ed Parker's continuation of the history of American Kenpo, which discusses the further development of the tournament scene, martial arts in Hollywood, and especially the expansion of tournament karate in the United States.
After Senior Grandmaster Parker’s death, his organization, the International Kenpo Karate Association, was left in a state of bitter political rivalry and egotist power struggles. Sensing the inevitable, Mike Pick split with the International Kenpo Karate Association to preserve his character and integrity.