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Kenpo Karate



Why Kenpo?

Kenpo is a Japanese unarmed fighting art created more than 700 years ago from techniques originated in China. The word Kenpo means literally, “Fist Law,” and also refers to its Chinese origin. The essence of Kenpo Karate is technique training. There are more than 600 self defense techniques in Kenpo. Recognition of your skill is determined by how many techniques you can master.

Theory (Discussion, Movement fundamentals)
Technical Precision (Drills)
Power Generation (Hitting mitts, bags)
Resisted Training (Positional Sparring, Sparring, Sport App.)

Jim Lentz

Multiple Personal Training and Self Defense Certifications

 Karate / Kenpo Jiu Jitsu – Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt)

Extensive Wrestling and Military Combatives Knowledge

NRA Certified Instructor

6 years in United States Marine Corps Reserve serving as a Military Policeman

University of Cincinnati courses in Criminal Justice


Jim Cornish

Karate / Kenpo Instructor

Kenpo – Sandan (3rd Degree Black belt)

US Army Vietnam Veteran

17 years of teaching experience

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