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    Kenpo in Pasadena, 1950s
    By bushidomartialarts - Wed, 15 Nov 2006 22:39:54 GMT

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    Question for all the Kenpo historians in these parts.

    I've heard all manner of tales about Mr. Parker working with other famous and/or skilled martial artists during his time in Pasadena. Can people name a few examples of these people and speak to how they may have contributed to the art?


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    Here's a story by Chuck Sullivan about Ed Parker bringing in Bruce Lee for the first time. It's within a newsletter in PDF format so you may have to zoom in, and scroll to read it. It's worth it though.

    http://www.karateconnection.com/IKCA3.PDF
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    Great Story!

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    Default Re: MT: Kenpo in Pasadena, 1950s

    I think somebody mentioned it on another thread, but Chuck Sullivan does have tons of great stories.
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    Default Re: MT: Kenpo in Pasadena, 1950s

    Read that one before but, yes it is a very good story.
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