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. 


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2022 Winter Training Camp


Saturday, December 3rd, 2022


Senior Ranks (14+)

9:00am to 12:00pm

10 of 25 Openings Available

Junior Ranks (7-13yr.)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

17 of 25 Openings Available

~ Last Updated 9/26/2022 at 10:00am.

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The American Institute of Kenpo

7320 N. La Cholla Blvd. sute 164

Tucson, AZ 85741


Senior Ranks (14+): $100

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

Camp Shirt: $40


Featured Teacher:

Ron Sanchez

  • Retired LAPD Captain

  • Author of The Watchman

  • 8th Degree Kenpo Black Belt

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt

  • Taekwon-do Black Belt

  • TAI karate Black Belt

Associate Master Ron Sanchez has a very extensive martial arts background and is a lethal and non-lethal use-of-force expert consultant to numerous law enforcement agencies and the United States and California Departments of Justice. He is a 8th degree black belt in American Kenpo (Associate Master of The Arts) and one of Grand Master Bob White’s Senior students.  He also has black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Taekwon-do, and TAI karate. He joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1975 and retired as a senior captain with 31 years of distinguished service. His assignments included undercover, patrol, physical fitness and defensive tactics instructor, Metropolitan Division, stakeouts, VIP and dignitary protection, detectives, homicide, surveillance, Internal Affairs and myriad administrative assignments.      

Upon retiring from the LAPD Mr. Sanchez opened Veritas Assurance Group, Inc., which specializes in training and the evaluation of lethal and non-lethal force, high-risk audits for public safety agencies, and assisting executive management with identifying and managing their risk exposures. Mr. Sanchez served as a consultant and auditor for the Consent Decree between the Prison Law Office and the Sacramento County Probation Department. Other clients include the Pasadena Police Department, Oakland Police Department, Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Hollywood Business Improvement District, Los Angeles Police Command Officers’ Association, Calexico Police Department. the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, and Evident Change (Formerly, The National Council on Crime and Delinquency).  

Associate Master Ron Sanchez is a published author, and his most recent publication is The Watchman, The 12 Irrefutable Principles of Physical and Spiritual Defense. His book and this seminar will equip you with specific detailed steps to address our increasingly dangerous world with an exciting and thought-provoking collection of principles that fuses powerful, real-life stories with proven defensive tactics.