Ed Parker
Senior Grand master
10th Degree Black Belt
American Kenpo Karate
Frank Chow in his native homeland of
Honolulu, Hawaii at sixteen years of age .
Having been in many street fights himself,
Mr. Parker quickly saw the benefits of
Kenpo’s explosive action, minimum target
exposure, and potential to ward off multiple
attackers. Ed Parker is known as one of
America’s foremost Karate Pioneers having
opened the first karate studio in Provo, in
Pasadena, CA in 1956, and within two in
Pasadena, CA in 1956, and within two years
he was teaching many well known years he
was teaching many well known
entertainment personalities.
of the Hollywood sect". He taught such notables as Elvis Presley, Robert
Warren Beatty, and many others. In addition to his life long dedication and
Warren Beatty, and many others. In addition to his life long dedication and
teach a karate class on a university campus, to open a commercial studio in
America, authentic karate technical advisor for television and movies in the
U.S., to publish a rule booklet specifically for karate competition, and many
others. Some of his most notable books include "The Encyclopedia of Kenpo",
"The Zen of Kenpo", and the five volume series, "Infinite Insights into Kenpo".  
Today there are Ed Parker schools and affiliates throughout the United States,
Ireland, Germany, England, New Zealand, Australia, Holland, Spain,
Venezuela, Guatemala, Africa, Chile, and others.
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