This section of the archive contains among other things, historical texts and accounts of the history of American Kenpo and the martial arts. Since we all have different sources, I would hope we could all share our own histories and the histories we have heard, even if we don't always agree.

Sun Tzu's The Art of War

Miyamoto Musashi's A Book of Five Rings

Unsettled Matters by Tom Bleecker
I would like to thank Mr. Bleecker for allowing me to display his work here.

Unsettled Matters- (PDF file; 691KB)
Chapter 21- (PDF; Unpublished chapter on Brandon Lee)
Chapter- (PDF; unpublished chatper about the Wong Tai Sin Temple)

Kenpo History

The American Kenpo Salute
by Dr. Ron Chapél

A Karate Pioneer: The Roots of Ed Parker's Kenpo
by Dr. Ron Chapé1
for CFW Enterprises

Secrets of the Kenpo Healing Arts
by Ted Sumner