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Seminar

The American Institute of Kenpo provides additional training outside of the normal curriculum in the form of seminars. Information on upcoming seminars can be found here as information becomes available. 

 

Pictures of the seminars will be posted to the gallery after each event!

2023 Winter Training Camp

Seminar Requirements:

Sparring Equipment/Gear

 

Date:

Saturday, December 9th, 2023

Time:

Senior Ranks (14+)

9:00am to 12:00pm

25 of 25 Openings Available

Junior Ranks (7-13yr.)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

25 of 25 Openings Available

~ Last Updated 12/7/2022 at 11:00am.

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Location:

The American Institute of Kenpo

7320 N. La Cholla Blvd. #164

Tucson, AZ 85741

Registration:

Senior Ranks (14+): $100

Junior Ranks (7-13yr.): $50

Camp Shirt: $40

 

Featured Teachers:

9th Degree Black Belt

Master of the Arts

Allen Henderson

Mr. Henderson, the senior most student of the late Grand Master “Sigung” Stephen LaBounty, has 43 years of Kenpo training experience.

He is a strong proponent of the “Rough N’ Tumble” tradition and training the the La Bounty linage is know for.

Master Henderson will be exploring the importance of hand speed and foot work in relation to realistic situational response.

6th Degree Black Belt

Professor of the Arts

Glenn “Scooter” Karnofsky

Mr. Karnofsky has been training in Kenpo for 43 consecutive years with intensive focus on fighting and self-defense skills.

Mr. Karnofsky was a core student to Grand Master “Sigung” LaBounty for over 32 years up until his passing. Through Sigung, Professor Karnofsky learned the importance of hands on realism that begins in the dojo where sensible training drills and skill development are critical to success in self- defense situations.

Professor Karnofsky lives with his wife of 34 years in Lake Tahoe California where he is the owner and CEO of Dojo Toys Target Systems. Dojo Toys manufactures less lethal targets and stands for the military and law enforcement industry. Mr. Karnofsky holds a U.S. Patent for one of his target designs and has another patent pending for approval in 2023.

Training and teaching out of Reno, NV under Master Alan Henderson and his private students on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, CA, Mr. Karnofsky has directed his attention to studying the specific moments before a conflict ignites. Breaking down the triggers, body movements, positions and weapons used in an attack to craft and practice dependable responses.

Professor Karnofsky’s winter seminar will be on the “Street Blitz” attack. During his seminar he will dissect specific attacks and their limits while analyzing various responses and their limits. Mr. Karnofsky will challenge those participating to examine their thought process, build strategies for conflict through the use of scenario response training.

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