Black Robe: The Kempo/Kajukenbo Connection (paperback)
Foreword by Eugene Sedeno.
Black Robe: The Kempo/Kajukenbo Connection is the story of Hawaiian martial artist David Tavares and his life long journey in the Kempo system. The book details the origins of David's instructor, Professor Walter L.N. Godin, and the Kajukenbo technique. The book also examines the nearly six decade long unsolved murder mystery of Walter Godin's instructor, Professor Joe Emperado, presenting historical police reports and public witness statements to give a better understanding of that fateful day. (Read more below)
Published: August 10, 2017
Language: : English
Paperback : 149 pages
ISBN-10 : 1546350977
ISBN-13 : 978-1546350972
Item Weight : 9.3 ounces
Dimensions : 7 x 0.34 x 10 inches
The final chapter of this book shows illustrated self-defense techniques from Kempo & Kajukenbo practitioners from Hawaii as well as the U.S mainland.
Over 100 historical images and training diagrams included. A must read for any artist who wants to know the untold history of Kempo & Kajukenbo. Kajukenbo is a hybrid martial art from Hawaii. The name ‘Kajukenbo’ is a combination of the various arts from which its style is derived: KA for Karate, JU for Judo and Jujutsu, KEN for Kenpo and BO for Boxing.