Kenpo Karate Course Introduction

Grandmaster Keith Curts is a full-time instructor and multiple school owner who is renowned for his extensive technical and scientific knowledge in Kenpo Karate.

In 1983, he began his lengthy career, making teaching the art his lifestyle.

He shares in the I Do Martial Arts program over 420 techniques and variations of defensive methods against chokes, grabs, punches, grips, and locks. In addition, these destructive methods are taught to defend against stick, knife, and gun attacks.

As a high ranking Kenpo black belt, he has years of experience and scientific understanding that he brings into his course.

If you are looking for an empty-hands method of self-defense that is aggressive, fast, and effective then this course is ideal for you.

How do the IDMA courses work?

The IDMA courses are made up of multiple levels (similar to belt levels) that are arranged in order of difficulty and skill level.
Courses start with the basics and gradually move to more advanced concepts and techniques. Each level is broken down into numerous individual videos, consisting of techniques, concepts, and forms. The breaking down of each level with many short length videos maximizes learning potential.

What do I get if I buy a level?

Each level (belt level) is purchased individually. You receive unlimited access to the content of the level purchased for a period of one month, for only $9.99 USD. Levels are approx 45 minutes in length.

How do I Sign up?

Signing up is easy, and if you encounter any problems, follow our 'How to Register for a Course', which takes you through the registration process one step at a time. Should you encounter any difficulties contact us.

Click below to buy Kenpo Karate course levels:

Level 1 - Yellow
Level 2 - Orange Part 1
Level 3 - Orange Part 2
Level 4 - Purple Part 1
Level 5 - Purple Part 2
Level 6 - Blue Part 1
Level 7 - Blue Part 2
Level 8 - Green Belt
Course News
Posted on Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 11:47 am
by The IDMA Team
The first part of the Judo course is now available on the idomartialarts website. Go to: Judo

Taught by four-time Olympic competitor Keith Morgan

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Posted on Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 6:40 am
by The IDMA Team

38 new videos have been added to the Kumo Jiu Jitsu course on IDoMartialArts.com. The new level called "Jiu Jitsu Basics" covers pressure points, breakfalls, clinching, no-gi grips, controls and basic defensive techniques. This is the perfect course for a beginner learning Jiu Jitsu.

Taught by Hanshi Darrell LaFrance, a 9th degree blackbelt, the Kumo Jiu Jitsu course has over 150 videos covering everything from the basics to chokes, joint locks, escapes, mounts and guards and much more.

Sign up for Kumo Jiu Jitsu here


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Posted on Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 11:34 am
by The IDMA Team

29 new videos have been added to the Kumo Jiu Jitsu course by Darrell LaFrance. This new section of videos is called "The Basics" and covers punches, elbow strikes, kicks, blocks and parries. These are all basics covered in Jiu Jitsu.

Find these videos here:
Kumo Jiu Jitsu - The Basics


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Posted on Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:11 pm
by The IDMA Team

We are proud to launch the new Kenpo Karate course taught by Keith Curts. If you need an empty-hands style for self-defense then this course is the one.

Taught by a Texas-born artist who started his martial art training well over 25 years ago, this course guides you up the ranks with aggressive yet technical moves based on physics. Added to that are principles and concepts of motion, which adequately teach you to overwhelm attackers.

Go to Kenpo Karate


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We are proud to announce the launch of a new course by Silvio Simac, "Enhance Your Martial Arts".

In this course Silvio teaches you how to increase your S-Factor: strength, speed, skill, stamina, and suppleness. Further you will gain an understanding of body mechanics and learn exercises that will increase your explosive power.

Link to course

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A new book published by Tai Chi grandmaster George Picard released and sold out in first print circulation. The book titled "Heal Yourself with QiGong" is now available your the I Do Martial Arts e-store here


Read further for the full press release and reviews


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Posted on Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 2:21 pm
by The IDMA Team

As a member of IDoMartialArts.com you can now post your own events on our website, where they will show up in the calendar. Submit your event here


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Kenpo Karate - Free Sample Videos
These videos are free samples from various levels in the Kenpo Karate course.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Returning Dragon on I Do Martial Arts.com Returning Dragon 1min. 41sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Knee of Vengeance on I Do Martial Arts.com Knee of Vengeance 1min. 19sec.

Level 1 - Yellow - buy this level
This is the first level of the Kenpo karate system and consists of 10 techniques. The level's Japanese name is, Hachikyu.
Video Name Length
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Japanese Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com Japanese Sword 1min. 47sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Chinese Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com Chinese Sword 2min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Delayed Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com Delayed Sword 1min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Knee of Vengeance on I Do Martial Arts.com Knee of Vengeance 1min. 19sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Fang of the Cobra on I Do Martial Arts.com Fang of the Cobra 1min. 46sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Twisting Talon on I Do Martial Arts.com Twisting Talon 3min. 14sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Returning Dragon on I Do Martial Arts.com Returning Dragon 1min. 41sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Breaking the Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com Breaking the Sword 2min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kenpo Shield on I Do Martial Arts.com Kenpo Shield 2min. 43sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Evasion on I Do Martial Arts.com Evasion 1min. 55sec.

Level 2 - Orange Part 1 - buy this level
This is the second level in the Kenpo Karate system and covers the first part of the orange belt, also called Shichikyu. This level consists of 15 techniques with variations for each.
Video Name Length
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Attacking Circle on I Do Martial Arts.com Attacking Circle 2min. 47sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Sumo on I Do Martial Arts.com Sumo 2min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Japanese Strangle Hold on I Do Martial Arts.com Japanese Strangle Hold 4min. 18sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Blocking the Kick on I Do Martial Arts.com Blocking the Kick 4min. 10sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Headlock on I Do Martial Arts.com Headlock 3min. 59sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crash of the Eagle on I Do Martial Arts.com Crash of the Eagle 3min. 41sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Grasping Talon on I Do Martial Arts.com Grasping Talon 2min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Tackling Techniques on I Do Martial Arts.com Tackling Techniques 4min. 10sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Dancer on I Do Martial Arts.com Dancer 2min. 32sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Opponents at Sides on I Do Martial Arts.com Opponents at Sides 2min. 37sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Passing the Horizon on I Do Martial Arts.com Passing the Horizon 3min. 0sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kimono Grab on I Do Martial Arts.com Kimono Grab 2min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Lever on I Do Martial Arts.com Lever 2min. 54sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crashing Elbows on I Do Martial Arts.com Crashing Elbows 1min. 38sec.

Level 3 - Orange Part 2 - buy this level
This level is the second part of the orange belt in Kenpo Karate and contains 16 techniques with variations of each
Video Name Length
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Heel Hook on I Do Martial Arts.com Heel Hook 2min. 49sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Bridge on I Do Martial Arts.com Bridge 2min. 35sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Eagles Beak on I Do Martial Arts.com Eagles Beak 1min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Front Bear Hug on I Do Martial Arts.com Front Bear Hug 4min. 7sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Scimitar on I Do Martial Arts.com Scimitar 2min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Breaking the Cross on I Do Martial Arts.com Breaking the Cross 1min. 18sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Aiming the Spear on I Do Martial Arts.com Aiming the Spear 2min. 54sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Raising the Staff on I Do Martial Arts.com Raising the Staff 1min. 39sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Lowering the Gate on I Do Martial Arts.com Lowering the Gate 1min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Rocking Elbow on I Do Martial Arts.com Rocking Elbow 1min. 45sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Reverse Hammer Lock on I Do Martial Arts.com Reverse Hammer Lock 2min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Anvil on I Do Martial Arts.com Anvil 3min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Knee Lift on I Do Martial Arts.com Knee Lift 2min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crane Leap on I Do Martial Arts.com Crane Leap 3min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Driving Elbows on I Do Martial Arts.com Driving Elbows 2min. 59sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing Guard on I Do Martial Arts.com Crossing Guard 2min. 3sec.

Level 4 - Purple Part 1 - buy this level
This is the first part of the purple level of the Kenpo Karate system, it is also called rokkyu.
Video Name Length
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Striking Mace on I Do Martial Arts.com Striking Mace 2min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing Talon on I Do Martial Arts.com Crossing Talon 3min. 18sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Circling Elbows on I Do Martial Arts.com Circling Elbows 1min. 48sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Locking Arm on I Do Martial Arts.com Locking Arm 1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Windmill Guard on I Do Martial Arts.com Windmill Guard 2min. 22sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Spiraling Wrist on I Do Martial Arts.com Spiraling Wrist 2min. 19sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crash of the Eagle Part 2 on I Do Martial Arts.com Crash of the Eagle Part 2 4min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Encircling Arms on I Do Martial Arts.com Encircling Arms 3min. 6sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Rising Elbow on I Do Martial Arts.com Rising Elbow 1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Guarding the Wall on I Do Martial Arts.com Guarding the Wall 2min. 25sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Eagle Pin on I Do Martial Arts.com Eagle Pin 1min. 8sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Striking Fang on I Do Martial Arts.com Striking Fang 1min. 35sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Shackle Break on I Do Martial Arts.com Shackle Break 2min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Drawbridge on I Do Martial Arts.com Drawbridge 2min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Full Nelson on I Do Martial Arts.com Full Nelson 1min. 49sec.

Level 5 - Purple Part 2 - buy this level
This is the second part of the purple level/belt in Kenpo Karate.
Video Name Length
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kungfu Cross on I Do Martial Arts.com Kungfu Cross 3min. 6sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Divided Swords on I Do Martial Arts.com Divided Swords 1min. 14sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Gift on I Do Martial Arts.com Gift 2min. 7sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Opening Cowl on I Do Martial Arts.com Opening Cowl 1min. 57sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Slicing Dragon on I Do Martial Arts.com Slicing Dragon 1min. 37sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Ascending to Heaven on I Do Martial Arts.com Ascending to Heaven 4min. 33sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Raising the Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com Raising the Sword 1min. 42sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing the Sun on I Do Martial Arts.com Crossing the Sun 3min. 0sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Attack from the Temple on I Do Martial Arts.com Attack from the Temple 2min. 28sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Bowing to Buddha on I Do Martial Arts.com Bowing to Buddha 2min. 38sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Dart on I Do Martial Arts.com Dart 2min. 49sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Covering Talon on I Do Martial Arts.com Covering Talon 2min. 29sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Wing Break on I Do Martial Arts.com Wing Break 2min. 30sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts U Punch on I Do Martial Arts.com U Punch 2min. 56sec.

Level 6 - Blue Part 1 - buy this level
This is the first section of blue belt of the Kenpo Karate system. Here you learn more advanced techniques, often using basics learned from earlier videos. These techniques are designed for street defense.
Video Name Length
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Turning the Handle on I Do Martial Arts.com Turning the Handle 3min. 28sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Bridging the Gap on I Do Martial Arts.com Bridging the Gap 3min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Advancing Phoenix on I Do Martial Arts.com Advancing Phoenix 3min. 51sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Two Headed Serpent on I Do Martial Arts.com Two Headed Serpent 1min. 38sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Reversing Grasp on I Do Martial Arts.com Reversing Grasp 3min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Reaching for the Moon on I Do Martial Arts.com Reaching for the Moon 2min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Flashing Daggers on I Do Martial Arts.com Flashing Daggers 1min. 38sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Bending the Limb on I Do Martial Arts.com Bending the Limb 2min. 19sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Wrap Arounds on I Do Martial Arts.com Wrap Arounds 3min. 30sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crouching Falcon on I Do Martial Arts.com Crouching Falcon 1min. 53sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Darting Serpent on I Do Martial Arts.com Darting Serpent 2min. 14sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Silk Wind on I Do Martial Arts.com Silk Wind 2min. 12sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Spreading the Leaves on I Do Martial Arts.com Spreading the Leaves 1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing the Lock on I Do Martial Arts.com Crossing the Lock 1min. 47sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Darkness on I Do Martial Arts.com Darkness 1min. 55sec.

Level 7 - Blue Part 2 - buy this level
This is the second section of blue belt of the Kenpo Karate system. These techniques build on the first section.
Video Name Length
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Spinning from the Sun on I Do Martial Arts.com Spinning from the Sun 1min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Folding Wings on I Do Martial Arts.com Folding Wings 1min. 35sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Vice on I Do Martial Arts.com Vice 1min. 29sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Swinging Gate on I Do Martial Arts.com Swinging Gate 1min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Stretching the Bow on I Do Martial Arts.com Stretching the Bow 1min. 10sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Arcing Blades on I Do Martial Arts.com Arcing Blades 1min. 29sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Circle of China on I Do Martial Arts.com Circle of China 2min. 57sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Silent Escape on I Do Martial Arts.com Silent Escape 2min. 15sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Returning Viper on I Do Martial Arts.com Returning Viper 1min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Returning Thunder on I Do Martial Arts.com Returning Thunder 1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Broken Staff on I Do Martial Arts.com Broken Staff 1min. 50sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Circling Serpent on I Do Martial Arts.com Circling Serpent 0min. 48sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Chinese L Choke on I Do Martial Arts.com Chinese L Choke 1min. 9sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Five Swords on I Do Martial Arts.com Five Swords 1min. 55sec.

Level 8 - Green Belt - buy this level
This is the first half of the green belt level.
Video Name Length
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Snapping the Rod on I Do Martial Arts.com Snapping the Rod 1min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Turning the Key on I Do Martial Arts.com Turning the Key 1min. 53sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts The Butterfly on I Do Martial Arts.com The Butterfly 1min. 29sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Whirling Warrior on I Do Martial Arts.com Whirling Warrior 2min. 44sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Flowing Hands on I Do Martial Arts.com Flowing Hands 1min. 14sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Whirling Blades on I Do Martial Arts.com Whirling Blades 1min. 25sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Thrusting Limb on I Do Martial Arts.com Thrusting Limb 1min. 48sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing Hammers on I Do Martial Arts.com Crossing Hammers 1min. 10sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts 2 Man Swinging Gate on I Do Martial Arts.com 2 Man Swinging Gate 0min. 59sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Sweeping Branches on I Do Martial Arts.com Sweeping Branches 1min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Knee Sweep on I Do Martial Arts.com Knee Sweep 1min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kung Fu Wrist on I Do Martial Arts.com Kung Fu Wrist 0min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Stone Warrior on I Do Martial Arts.com Stone Warrior 0min. 50sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Praying Mantis on I Do Martial Arts.com Praying Mantis 1min. 17sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Drums of Manchu on I Do Martial Arts.com Drums of Manchu 1min. 23sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Sowing the Seeds on I Do Martial Arts.com Sowing the Seeds 0min. 50sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Flashing Wings on I Do Martial Arts.com Flashing Wings 0min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Parting the Waves on I Do Martial Arts.com Parting the Waves 1min. 15sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Winding Limbs on I Do Martial Arts.com Winding Limbs 1min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Brushing Wind on I Do Martial Arts.com Brushing Wind 1min. 51sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Thundering Hammers on I Do Martial Arts.com Thundering Hammers 1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Checking the Tide on I Do Martial Arts.com Checking the Tide 1min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing the Mountain on I Do Martial Arts.com Crossing the Mountain 1min. 40sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Whirling Leaves on I Do Martial Arts.com Whirling Leaves 1min. 53sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Sweeping Wings on I Do Martial Arts.com Sweeping Wings 0min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kneeling Tiger on I Do Martial Arts.com Kneeling Tiger 1min. 9sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts The Lotus on I Do Martial Arts.com The Lotus 0min. 59sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Attacking the Wall on I Do Martial Arts.com Attacking the Wall 1min. 19sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts 7 Swords on I Do Martial Arts.com 7 Swords 1min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Reversing Hammers on I Do Martial Arts.com Reversing Hammers 0min. 59sec.
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