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Kenpo Certification

Here is your opportunity to experience learning from the best! The purpose of the Worldwide Kenpo Karate Association (WKKA) is to elevate and preserve the art of Kenpo. It is an international forum for all stylists who wish to enhance their professionalism. The WKKA conducts Instructor Certification and Black Training courses across the country. Training opportunities are also available at our regional training centers. You will have the opportunity to learn from WKKA President Joe Palanzo, WKKA Vice-President Tom LoVarco, and other certified Kenpo instructors. Certification Courses, camps, and seminars are taught by WKKA board certified instructors that include many of Ed Parker's personal students. You also will have the opportunity to participate in our regional martial arts conferences that provide training by the leading martial artists in the industry.

WKKA Black Belt Promotion

 1st Degree – 3rd Degree Black Belt

  • Satisfactory completion of WKKA belt requirements
  • WKKA Conference and Camp attendance
  • WKKL Referee and Judge Certification
  • Minimum of 3 years at each rank
  • Officiating at WKKL tournaments
  • Testing conducted at WKKA School

 
4th Degree Black Belt and higher

  • Satisfactory completion of WKKA belt requirements
  • Actively promoting the art
  • WKKA Conference and Camp attendance
  • WKKA Referee and Judge Certification
  • Minimum of 3 years at each rank
  • Officiating at WKKL tournaments
  • Testing and Promotion conducted by WKKA Board of Directors
  • An Application for Promotion must be submitted to the WKKA Board of Directors for review