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Cover Story Throwback: Ed Parker

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Ed Parker, the "Father of American Kenpo Karate," featured on the February 1975 issue of Black Belt Magazine. Parker's cover story features his journey, detailing his experiences, philosophy, and the evolution of American Kenpo.

The story also dives into his innovative approach to promoting martial arts including his masterpiece the “Internationals” in Long Beach, CA where Bruce Lee was first discovered.

Learn more about this cover and the entire magazine preserved in digital format. For access to all issues of Black Belt Magazine, go here! 

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