Recognizing Senior Ranked Black Belts
The American Institiute of Kenpo likes to respectfully recognize and acknowledge the accomplishments of many senior black belts promotions that we have had the privilege to witness.
The American Institiute of Kenpo was privileged and honored to have hosted the event where Sigung Stephen LaBounty and Mr. Lee Wedlake were formally recognized as Senior Masters of the Arts on December 2, 2018.
Mr. Bob White and Mr. John Sepulveda (who had also been formally recognized as Senior Masters of the Arts earlier that same year) also graciously agreed to join in the ceremony to complete the Four Horsemen of Kenpo Karate.
The American Institiute of Kenpo is forever grateful for the opportunity to serve and honor those who have paved the roads that we walk today...
We affirm the belief that the lineage and legacy of any system should only be governed by those who have spent a lifetime serving and protecting it.
We affirm that the Senior Masters above embody the Art of Kenpo with Spirit, Honor, and Discipline!!!
We affirm that the Senior Masters above embody the Laws of the Scholar & Warrior: Truth, Bravery, Courtesy, Compassion, Sincerity, Discernment, Loyalty & Faith!!!
We affirm that the Senior Masters above have dedicated a lifetime to training & teaching the art of American Kenpo!!!
We affirm that: Stephen LaBounty, Bob White, John Sepulveda & Lee Wedlake honorably represent the art of Kenpo and the rank of Senior Master!!!
10th Degree Senior Black Belts
Senior Masters of the Arts
Sigung Stephen LaBounty