American Kombat Kenpo
"A Patriotic God and Country System"
The Art System
Barry Elwood's American Kombat Kenpo is a Martial Art that has several different styles woven within its system. It is known for its speed and power plus flexibility with endurance which makes it the Ultimate In Street Self-Defense. This combination enables the practitioner to handle almost any situation.
The Art tailors itself around the student not the student around the Art. Having this ability to work with any age, size or gender enables the student to achieve his or her fullest potential in the powerful Art of Elwood's American Combat Martial Art .
Elwood's Art is a hybrid evolving street combat system that has in truth been evolving continuously over many years, of real-life “experiences”, pressure tested, and ultimately trying to answer that never ending question: “Does it really work?”
The value of studying Combat for the streets lies in your courage to Adapt to Endure to Persevere as understand yourself better, through progressively evolving knowledge of both your limitations and capabilities.
Elwood's Art is dedicated to excellence. By a strict standard, quality control, and testing procedures have been put in place to ensure the highest quality of instruction, and also to preserve the art system being taught.
Elwood's Art is not just a style. It is a process of self-discovery and constant growth. American Combat fighting purpose is to introduce the practitioner to the basic principles and provide them with the necessary truths of the reality of combat.
From here it is up to each individual to expand on that knowledge, to find their own personal expression and discover their own truths. Only by knowing your own strengths and weaknesses can you exploit your opponent’s weaknesses and stay away from their strengths.
Elwood's Art is much more than a collection of techniques and strategies from many different styles and systems.
Elwood's Art unites diverse styles by identifying central themes like broken rhythm, preserving the centerline, maintaining rhythmic flow and the ability to “fit in” to the opponent’s techniques.
Elwood's Art challenges martial artists to continuously grow, to change and evolve as the times or situation demand.
After all, when fighting for your life, there is nothing un sportsman like power striking, gouging the eyes, kicking the groin or legs etc., continues to change and evolve, so do our training methods for the streets of today and tomorrow and the future.