Inward Hammer fist

Inward Hammer fist

The Inward Hammer fist This strike can be applied in many angles but here we will concentrate on the inward hammer fist strike. Picture yourself executing an inward block, the same motion is used when striking a hammer fist which can be applied against the elbow, bicep, kidneys or face. On the following video, you will see how you can train to enhance More...

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Straight Heel of Palm
By Peter Soto On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Straight Heel of Palm Strike

Straight Heel of Palm Strike This is the Heel of Palm Strike found in many martial arts. In Kenpo Karate you will find this strike in several self-defense techniques, sets, and forms. This strike can create a lot More...

Inward Elbow Strike in American Kenpo Karate
By Peter Soto On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Inward Elbow Strike in American Kenpo Karate

Inward Elbow Strike This strike is considered one of the most dangerous weapons in Martial Arts because of the damage it can do. Kenpo Karate uses all kinds of elbow strikes in many self-defense techniques, forms, More...

gm jesus flores
By Peter Soto On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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GM Jesus Flores and American Kenpo Karate

GM Jesus Flores and American Kenpo Karate Jesus Flores has personally trained and promoted over 100 in-house Black Belts.  In the Kenpo system, Sifu Jesus has trained with Paul Wagner, Louie Chavez, Steve Morello, More...

Obscure Vertical Elbow
By Peter Soto On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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Obscure Vertical Elbow

Obscure Elbows are those strikes you execute when you cannot see the attacker. The Obscure Vertical Elbow is rear elbow strike executed when someone is behind you. Imagine a rear bear hug where you were able to More...

By Peter Soto On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Neutral Bow in Modern American Kenpo Karate

Neutral Bow is a transitional stance where your knees are slightly bent, shoulder width. You should feel comfortable, keeping your back straight and hands ready at all times. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6942155912585676";  More...

American Kenpo Karate Club Set
By Peter Soto On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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American Kenpo Karate Club Set

This is American Kenpo Karate Club Set presented by Professor Juan Serrano. This set is not available on certain Kenpo Styles but is present in most of the ones who try to preserve the essence of American Kenpo.  More...

Vertical Snap and Thrust Punch
By Peter Soto On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Vertical Snap and Thrust Punch

Vertical Snap & Thrust Punch Basic recommendations when throwing a punch: The impact is with your two inner knuckles. Always keep you back straight and centered. You need to be in a comfortable stance. Keep More...

Striking set 2 Kenpo Karate
By Peter Soto On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Kenpo Karate Striking set 2

Striking Set 2 This set is found in Green belt rank in some Kenpo Sytems. Here you can see foot maneuvers with strikes all in motion. Striking Set 2 by GM Jesus Flores. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6942155912585676";  More...

Reverse Bow in American Kenpo Karate main
By Peter Soto On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Reverse Bow

Reverse Bow This is a very useful stance in American Kenpo Karate, it can be found on the orange belt rank and be seen all the way up to black belt. It is highly used in self-defense techniques to disable height and More...