Category: Kenpo

  • Class Recap – 1/17/2023

  • The Triune Brain

    Understanding violence can be tricky (especially for those of us who haven’t seen more than a fight in Highschool), but I’ve come across some great models over the years to help categorize different types of violence as well as how to recognize their motivations. One of the more handy models is the Triune Brain – […]

  • Training Method Notes

    The training methodology employed in Casey Clayton’s Kenpo is a modified version of how he was trained by Mills Crenshaw and Ed Parker Sr. (Master Clayton was awarded his Black Belt by Ed Sr. in late ’62 or early ’63). Basics The foundation of the system relies on solid and safe biomechanics when striking/kicking/standing. Thus […]

  • Goals for Training

    Martial arts are wonderful things, but they can’t be all things to all people simultaneously. There’s simply no way that someone could train elite level athletes, military personnel, law-enforcement, and civilians in self-protection effectively at the same time with the same curriculum – the goals and requirements are just too different. The goals for the […]

  • Curriculum Layout

    Here’s how the curriculum is laid out under the “Casey Clayton’s Kenpo” system: Overview Please Note: Master Clayton and I have been going back and forth on how things will be laid out in terms of progression/belts, but this is the overall structure of the curriculum (so superficial things may change). Master Clayton refers to […]