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Lee Wedlake has published nine books on Parker Kenpo and his articles have appeared in Black Belt, Inside Kung-Fu, Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Martial Arts Professional and others as well as various non-martial arts magazines including the Mensa Bulletin.
His resume includes being rated in the National Top Ten here in the US (1980), was the Illinois state representative for the American Karate Association, Midwest rep for the IKKA, and has served or serves on the Board of Directors of the following organizations: World Registry of Black Belts, Organizations and Federations (WRBBOF), WKKA, Special Forces Motorcycle Club, Williamson County Sheriff’s Posse, and the Ed Parker Sr. International Kenpo Karate Association.

2016 Seminar Schedule

January 9- New Hampshire

March 5-6 Colleyville, TX

March 11/13, 2016 – Esslingen, Germany

April 2 – Goose Creek, SC

April 30/May 1 – Texas Kenpo Conference, Bandera, TX

May 21 – No. Dartmouth, MA

More information on the seminar pages.


New Articles in the Members (Premium Subscriber) section:

December 2015 – Hood ornaments – November 2015 We’re a slap art – September 2015 – Eight Considerations RevisitedAugust 2015 – Sources of power – July 2015 – The “shuns” – June 2015 – In-Person Instruction – May 2015 – Counter-rotation torque – April 2015 – The Hammerlock Series – March 2015 – More on the motion chart and some recent history – February 2015 – Multi-part article – January 2015 – Multiple Definitions – December 2014 – Imagery/Aggression – November 2104 – Guns/Motion Chart/ Attention – October 2014 – More on the Two-Man Defenses – September 2014 – Three Points to Ponder


Available in the online store –

The Kenpo Karate Compendium

Form series DVD’s – Short One to Form Six

T-shirts, patches, autographed books

Technique  and extension manuals

Dennis Conatser’s charts

 Nunchaku intro course DVD/booklet by Jim Peacock.


School owners! Studios/clubs can buy my books at a discount. Studios are using the books as part of their enrollment incentive packages in their Intro programs and Black Belt Clubs. Contact me at for information.


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Comments on my Professional Development Seminars

“I really enjoyed working with some of the upper ranks. It’s nice to have a family-like atmosphere…. I also liked the fact that there are no stupid questions. You make everyone, no matter what rank, feel included. I also like your ability to tailor your message to all ranks.” R.F.

“You made everyone feel important. There were white belts and 5th blacks – all felt like they belonged and were welcome – I like that.” R.D

“I am getting a great education to complement and improve what I know. It is also allowing me to become better at kenpo, both physically and technically.

“Highly informative – excellent subject matter, outstanding instructors.”

“As always, I thoroughly enjoy the overall presentation, the content, the new and the review. I enjoyed the friendly, positive atmosphere as well as the energy of the seminar. The camaraderie amongst the participants was also very enjoyable.”

This helped open my mind to the new avenues of training and self-study, as well as turning on lights of understanding that I was having difficulty with.”

“Good stuff.”

“Please have more.”