In section one of this test you are to read a statement, and if that statement is correct, then circle "T" for true. If any part of that statement is incorrect, then circle "F" for false.

  T 

 F

  1.

Mr. Parker was born and raised in Hawaii.

  T 

 F

  2.

"Heel-Knee Line" aids in determining the proper width of a Neutral Bow and Arrow Stance.

  T 

 F

  3.

Mr. Parker went to Brigham Young University until his junior year and then quit to do karate as a living.

  T 

 F

  4.

In the early stages of your learning, it is a good idea to defend with your more coordinated hand to the front.

  T 

 F

  5.

When blocking on the inside of your opponent's arm, do so below the elbow, never above it.

  T 

 F

  6.

In the Yellow Belt Freestyle technique "B2a" the "2" indicates a push-drag shuffle and the "a" represents a right uppercut punch.

  T 

 F

  7.

There are 3 basic methods of shuffling.

  T 

 F

  8.

Mr. Parker began studying Kenpo when he was 16.

  T 

 F

  9.

"Captured Twigs" is against a bear hug from the rear with the arms free.


In this section, a sentence or question will be presented. You are to choose the most correct and the most complete answer from the four possible answers given. Write the corresponding letter in the space provided.

  1. Mr. Parker studied __________ before learning Kenpo.

    a. Tae Kwon Do and Kick Boxing

    b. just Tae Kwon Do

    c. Judo and Boxing

    d. nothing

  2. Which of the following is not one of the three types of switching.

    a. Moving your back leg to the front, then moving your front leg to the back.

    b. Stepping through.

    c. Moving your front leg to the back, then moving your back leg to the front.

    d. Jumping in-place.

  3. Mr. Parker was known as the __________.

    a. "The Father of Kenpo"

    b. "The Father of Karate"

    c. "The Father of the Martial Arts"

    d. "The Father of American Karate"

  4. "Delayed Sword" is not typically used against a _________.

    a. grab

    b. punch

    c. hug

    d. push

  5. Which of the following is not a foot maneuver taught in the Yellow Belt Freestyle techniques?

    a. rear crossover

    b. front crossover, step out

    c. push-drag

    d. front crossover, step out, step through


In the following section, an incomplete statement is given. You are to provide a word or words in order to correctly complete it. Write your answer on the line given below each statement.

  1. Mr. Parker opened the first professional karate studio in (year) .

    ___________________________________________________________

  2. "Whatever the attitude, so is the (what)."

    ___________________________________________________________

  3. "The ankle is the (what) of the foot."

    ___________________________________________________________

  4. Mr. Parker's Kenpo instructor was (who) .

    ___________________________________________________________

  5. In executing a punch you generally strike with (which) portion of the fist.

    ____________________________________________________________

  6. The sequence of blocks in "Star Block" is: upward, inward, extended outward, (what), back elbow, and push-down.

    ____________________________________________________________

  7. EKKA is an abbreviation for (what).

    ___________________________________________________________

  8. Two basic ways a person may be hit are: intentionally and (what) .

    ___________________________________________________________

  9. "Angles of Attack" are the (number) basic directions from which you or your opponent can attack or defend.

    ___________________________________________________________

  10. Mr. Parker was a (number) degree black belt.

    ____________________________________________________________

  11. When paying respect, we bow to (what), and we salute to (whom).

    ____________________________________________________________