Author: mr.herrman

3 Power Principles

In the Adults Class this month we have been working on a technnique called “Thundering Hammers” and discussing the 3 ways of generating power in Kenpo. I came across the following article from Nackord Kenpo Karate that does a good job of explaining the principles….


Kicking Set Details

We’re currently working on the modern kicking set in BBT and Adults classes. The only difference between modern and traditional is the footwork. We’re going in a straight line instead of a box. Foot Positions Are:Front = Toes Up (to ceiling)Side = Toes to Side…


Concordia Elementary School Talks

It’s been a busy week. On Tuesday & Wednesday this week I spent the early afternoon at Concordia Elementary working with all of their students in their Phys-Ed classes and during their “Team Time”. I started by teaching all of the students a couple of…


Kyle’s Kicking Set Mnemonics

One of our STORM Team members, Kyle P., shared a great technique he uses to remember the order of the kicks on each side of Kicking Set. It’s called mneumonics. A mnemonic (pronounced “ne-monik”) is a memory aid, and most serve an educational purpose. Mnemonics…