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Kenpo Karate Dojo provides instruction in Kenpo Taijutsu a Kenpo based martial art in the Spring and The Woodlands, Texas area.
VISIT OUR LOCATION AT 25770 INTERSTATE 45, SUITE 106, SPRING, TEXAS 77386 IN THE OAKWOOD PLAZA
We hope you enjoy our website and will stop by and visit us if you are in the area. This site is designed to give you information about our facility, our style of martial arts, our staff and provide you with information on how to contact us as well.
Currently we do not teach anyone under the age of 13 years.
We offer 1 class that runs Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
This class starts at 7:15 pm until 8:30 pm it is fast paced and physically demanding.
We charge $85.00 per month and NO CONTRACTS at this school.
If you are looking for real self defense, physical fitness or a combination of both we can design a program to meet your needs. Our group classes are designed to give the student physical fitness as well as a chance to work with other students and develope real self defence abilities. This class teaches the student how to use their skills in real world situations. The class is fast paced and fun. OUR GOAL IS TO MAKE YOU THE BEST MARTIAL ARTIST YOU CAN BE.
All instructors teaching at SOHK Judo, and Kenpo Karate Dojo have complete background checks every 4 years. You and your family are safe at our school.
To hear is to doubt. To see is to be decieved. To feel is to believe! - Ed Parker
What does this mean?
*To hear is to doubt - It is hard to believe when someone talks about the speed and power of Kenpo and most people doubt its real.
*To see is to be decieved. Even when you see a class and the techniques you will be decieved and wonder if they are really getting hit that fast.
*To feel is to believe! Step on the mat and try it out. This is the only way to believe! You will feel the strikes, control, speed and power of Kenpo Karate.
Over the years we have had black belts from multiple other styles studying here because Kenpo is the real deal. That's why other styles add Kenpo to enhance their systems. It works! The only way to really learn Kenpo is to study at a Kenpo school. Anyone else does not really understand the techniques or proper execution of the techniques. Kenpo is a real martial art for real situations.
What is Kenpo / Kenpo Taijutsu
Kenpo is a style of Karate developed in the west. The only difference between Kenpo and Kempo is in the translation of the Kanji to its English form. The words Kenpo and Kempo are both pronounced the same and both mean "Law of the Fist." However, the more "traditional" forms of Kempo use the "Kempo" form, while the more non-traditional modern or contemporary versions use the term "Kenpo."
Kenpo Taijutsu is a martial art that teaches self-defense and self-control through three primary methods: self-defense techniques, forms, and sparring. However, Kenpo Taijutsu diverges from traditional Karate in several important respects. Students are encouraged to change and adapt the techniques. Kenpo Taijutsu emphasizes vital point attacks using punches, strikes and kicks. Throws, joint locks, and Budo Taijutsu techniques have been added. We primarily teach Master Brint Berry's version of Ed Parkers Kenpo with some alterations.
(Master Berry is an 8th degree Black Belt through the EKKS. The EKKS is no longer an active Kenpo organization.) We wish Master Berry the best.
Self-defense techniques help students develop their skills by allowing them to practice with different threatening situations and experiment with what-if scenarios. The techniques are taught to be continueous. Even if you draw a blank at some portion you continue to move until the desired result is accomplished. Initially, forms and katas help students to develop mental concentration and discipline as well as increasing the ability to learn and remember. As they progress, the forms and katas help them to develop self-awareness, self-expression and smooth transitions in techniques. Kumite (also known as freestyle or sparring) is an exercise in which students test their skills, self-confidence, and self-control in a friendly competition among other classmates. It gives students the opportunity to develop their reflexes and timing in a controlled environment. No pads are used in these activities. It's as close to real as possible.
We also teach students how to use weapons to increase their understanding of self-defense. Defense against knives and clubs are taught from the yellow belt and up. Weapon training often begins at the orange belt level, although some schools restrict it to those of the green belt level and higher.
The Kenpo Taijutsu style strives to maintain a balance between "martial" and "art." The "martial" aspect is expressed by effective efficient self-defense concepts and techniques. The "art" is expressed by creativity, self-expression, and presentation of form.
We also teach Kenpo Cane fitness and self defense programs. Our favorite cane program on the market today is Cane Masters visit them from the link on our about us page. We are working through the cane master program ourselves. We are now working to build classes. Stop in for information. Click here to visit canemasters.com