KENPO AND NIPPON KEMPO
HISTORY KENPO AND NIPPON KEMPO
Kenpo comes, it is believed, from Chinese martial arts, landed in Japan in 1600, in Okinawa.
The Nippon Kenpo was founded in 1932 by Masaru Muneomi, who believes the Judo to be weak because of poor shots, and Karate to be weak as lacking in real combat, but based essentially only on kata. The introduction of a harness Kendo style, was the real innovation (the precursor of all the various Kick boxing that came afterwards)
This form of competitive Karate has proliferated in Japan, then spread around the world, thanks to teachers like Ryonosuke Mori.
Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo-jutsu is a summary and a contemporary reinterpretation of the classic fighting arts transmitted in Okinawa in the last period of the old Ryukyu Kingdom.
Shorinji Kempo is a Japanese martial art which is considered as a modified version of Shaolin Kung Fu. It was established in 1947 by Doshin So.
Hawaiian Kempo. In 1985, John Hackleman moved from Hawaii to California, founded a school (the Pit) and renamed the art that he teaches in Hawaii (Kajukenbo) to Hawaiian Kempo.
Hawaiian Kempo blends kickboxing, western boxing, Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Kempo,and wrestling, and places a heavy emphasis on "Crossfit.
TECHNIQUE OF KENPO AND NIPPON KEMPO
The Nippon Kempo combines the Kata, principles from classical martial art, and training with bare hands, with a kind of sport fighting with protections. The protections are similar to those of Chinese Boxing or Taekuondo, with the difference of the grid in helmets.
The fighting takes place as in Karate classic competitions, with two points to win. This leads to a fight in part different from other similar sports, but with round, boxing style. With its strengths and weaknesses, is a combat suitable for the karate. Are permitted projections and joint locks. And you can hit the opponent to the ground.
Collection of videos dedicated to Kenpo. Many hours of video lessons, examples, public demonstrations and explanations of teachers.