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KAJUKENBO BOOKS, Individual or 2 Book Deal


John Bishop:

2 book package deal, $65.00 + $5.00 U.S. Postage (media mail), U.S. Sales Only.  Paypal or checks only,(no Amazon or Ebay orders). Paypal to:, checks/money orders to: John Bishop, P.O. Box 1403, Chino Hills, Ca. 91709 (This deal applies to 1 of both books, or 2 of either books.)

"KAJUKENBO: The Original Mixed Martial Art"  Published 2006. This is the most comprehensive book that has ever been written on the American martial art called, Kajukenbo. This book (Third Edition) is the result of over 20 years of research, and numerous interviews with many of the early pioneers of this art, including four of the founders. It is a full size (8 ? " X 11") paperback book with 243 pages, 17 chapters, over 32,000 words, and 686 photos. This third edition has a plastic laminated cover, for more durability. CHAPTER 1 Sijo Adriano D. Emperado. CHAPTER 2 Kajukenbo History CHAPTER 3 The Branches CHAPTER 4 Kajukenbo Basic Techniques and Training CHAPTER 5 Rapid Fire Hand Strikes CHAPTER 6 Kicks, Knees, Sweeps, Stomps CHAPTER 7 Break Holds CHAPTER 8 Punch Defenses CHAPTER 9 Club Defenses CHAPTER 10 Facing The Blade CHAPTER 11 Multiple Attackers CHAPTER 12 Emperado's Advanced Alphabet Techniques CHAPTER 13 Gun Encounters CHAPTER 14 Kajukenbo and Women CHAPTER 15 Kajukenbo and Kids CHAPTER 16 Who's Who In Kajukenbo CHAPTER 17 The Kajukenbo Ohana (photo gallery)

"KAJUKENBO: The Emperado Legacy" Published 2011. This book has descriptions and technique photos from several of the major Kajukenbo lineages. It also has a extensive chapter on Sijo Adriano D. Emperado, and a chapter with biographies and interviews of 17 Kajukenbo grandmasters. It is a large book (8 ?" X 11") with 237 pages, 35,970 words, and 549 photos. Table of Contents: CHAPTER 1: Sijo Adriano D. Emperado, CHAPTER 2: The Styles and Methods, CHAPTER 3: The Abad Lineage, CHAPTER 4: The Asuncion Lineage (Kenkabo, Chuan Fa, Wun Hop Kuen Do), CHAPTER 5: The Gaylord Lineage (Gaylord Method), CHAPTER 6: The Halbuna Lineage, CHAPTER 7: The Leoning Lineage, CHAPTER 8: The Ramos Lineage (Ramos Method, Tum Pai), CHAPTER 9: The Reyes Lineage (Original Method, Kajukembo, Peralta Method), CHAPTER 10: The Grandmasters Speak: (Biographies and interviews with: Sam Allred, Manuel Arcos, Jaime Basquez, Emil Bautista, Vince Black, Doug Bunda, Gerald Chavez, Al Dacascos, Gary Forbach, Charles Gaylord, Philip Gelinas, George Jackson, Rick Kingi, Tony Lasit, Cherry Ortega, Bob Maschmeier, Eugene Sedeno)

Books individually available at Amazon:

or directly from me for $35.00 each + $5.00 Media Mail (U.S. Only)
Paypal to:, checks/money orders to: John Bishop, P.O. Box 1403, Chino Hills, Ca. 91709

Professor Bishop,

Both of my book arrived today in good condition,  less than two weeks after I ordered them!
I even had them delivered to my work.
I can hardly wait to get home so I can get to reading.
Thank you very much!

Rick Kingi:
   I pick up my book this weekend from Prof John Bishop and it's a great book, Thanks for keeping Kajukenbo in books.


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