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News / hello to all 2020 lets get back on the cafe
« Last post by Rick Kingi on September 21, 2020, 03:41:11 PM »
why has everyone stop using the cafe ?
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The Kajukenbo Store / Re: Looking for old, historic patches.
« Last post by ninjastyle77 on September 01, 2020, 10:04:46 PM »
I have now added my personal information in my signature. My apologies for neglecting this before my first post.
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The Kajukenbo Store / Looking for old, historic patches.
« Last post by ninjastyle77 on September 01, 2020, 05:59:22 PM »
Hello,
The kempo/Kenpo martial arts that directly or indirectly descend from William Chow have been at the center of my life for almost 20 years. I have heard all that time about these legendary martial artists who helped to create and define what we all study today. I have always desired to collect and frame a few of the school patches from these men, and especially after designing my own school patch for my students some time ago I am very interested in any informal anyone could provide on the meaning and symbolism incorporated into these designs. I have read a very detailed explanation of the modern Kajukenbo patch design, which was great information.
To me these patches are a piece of history and a small connection to these legends I never was fortunate enough to meet. I know no-one would part with these lightly and I expect the cost could be high but I'm hoping someone here can help me on this quest.
I am looking mostly for original patches from Chow / Chun, Kajukenbo self defense Institute, Nick Cerio Kenpo, and George Pesare Kaito Gakko but perhaps there are historic school patches I'm overlooking too?
I understand some times patches can by tied to rank and while I absolutely will not wear these patches or make any claim to rank besides what I have been certified by my instructor I do understand if I am simply not permitted to own some of these and I will respect that.

Thank you.
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Northwest U.S. / Re: Federal Way, Washington
« Last post by B DAVIES on June 30, 2020, 09:50:32 AM »
Hi everyone, It's great to see the caf? up and running again. These have been tough times for all of us. My school has been closed and not supposed to open until September if I am lucky. Not even teaching much for my department, strange times. Take care everyone and hopefully everyone is well.

Senior Professor Davies
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Seminars and competitions / Re: KSDIWW&BOA coming event
« Last post by Bautista's on March 27, 2020, 04:05:49 PM »
With this event supposedly to be on the 24th & 25th of July 2020 is now cancelled or postponed till 16th &17th of July of next year 2021 at the same place because of this academic virus, stay safe everyone, hopefully shooting for next year. God bless
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Who's Who in Kajukenbo / Re: Grandmaster Rick Kingi
« Last post by kajukenbo_totem on January 05, 2020, 04:04:13 PM »
an excellent track record
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News / Re: happy holidays
« Last post by Bautista's on January 01, 2020, 03:37:38 PM »
Happy new year everyone hope all is in good health and that 2020 will be a prosperous year, remember the ones who has left but still gave us a great system/method KAJUKENBO foeva
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Spain / Kajukenbo Totem España
« Last post by kajukenbo_totem on December 29, 2019, 01:42:30 PM »
I introduce myself. I am Fermín, a Kajukenbo practitioner since 1991.
I am the founder of the Totem de Kajukenbo school in Madrid (Spain).
We practice and teach the Emperado method.

My lineage is:
Emperado - Aleju Reyes - Richard Peralta - Edward Shepard - Angel Garcia - Jose Caballero - FERMIN DE JOSE.
I am currently very close to GM Kingi.

Greetings.
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Is this Kajukenbo School Legitimate? / Re: What makes a McDojo?
« Last post by cirillo on December 17, 2019, 10:00:59 AM »
In my opinion, it is when quantity or money is the priority over quality.  If it doesn't happen that it becomes a McDojo right away, it will happen sooner or later if the priorities are in the wrong place.  Money is fine and it is good to have a strong sense of the business aspects, but the focus should still be on quality.  If you focus on quality and take care of the people involved, people will still appreciate what you are doing and keep coming back.
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Is this Kajukenbo School Legitimate? / What makes a McDojo?
« Last post by Ronak on December 16, 2019, 11:06:28 PM »
What are some of the factors that make a McDojo? Recently, my school made a couple of changes, which seem to be largely in the interest of increasing business. Obviously, I understand the move, the lights have to stay on, and the food has to get on the table somehow. But how much is too much? Thanks for your help!
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