Last updated 22 January 2017

The Kenpo Karate Compendium out of stock here. Available on Amazon, though.

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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 as an Advisor for the Ed Parker Sr. International Kenpo Karate Association and for AIK studios in Tucson, AZ.

2016-17 Seminar Schedule

May – Wonder Valley Kenpo Camp, Memorial Day weekend in California

More information on the seminar pages.


New Articles in the Members (Premium Subscriber) section:

January 2017 – Family Groupings, Part 6 – December 2016 – Family Groupings, Part 5 – November 2016 – Family Groupings, Part 4 – October 2016 – Family Groupings, Part 3 – September 2016 – Family Groupings, Pt. 2 – August 2016 – Family Groupings, Pt. 1 – July 2016 – Compliment Forms – June 2016 – Major Influences in Kenpo History – May 2016 – A  Distinction Without a Difference – April 2016 – Two subject article –  March 2016 – Technicalities – February 2016 – Was Ed Parker Learning Disabled? – January 2016 – The Power Principles Are Not Isolated 


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.”