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At the Speakman Camp. Jeff Speakman being promoted to 8th Dan by from left
to right Ted Sumner, Lou Angel, Mills Crenshaw and Steve LaBounty.
Jeff Speakman receiving promotion kick form Mills Crenshaw.
Promotion board for Jeff Speakman's 8th Dan. Left to right Ted Sumner, Lou Angel
Mills Crenshaw, Steve LaBounty, Bob White and Eric Lee.
Ted Sumner, Bob White and Vance Murakami Ted Sumner with Tracys 9th Dan Bob Leonard
Ted and Vance with Sifu James Wing Woo and Michael Chong Ted Sumner and Michael Chong
Ted Sumner and Jeff Speakman
Group photos of the new San Jose Kenpo Black Belts
Adam , Ken , Michael
Group photo of all those that participated in the recent test.
Left to right it is Joe Lewis, Ted Sumner and Dick Willet
03/28/2007 - Al Tracy demonstrating breaking skills.
9/25/2006 - Photos of the old Santa Clara , CA. School - Submitted by Bill Yazel - "Here is an old photo from the Santa Clara dojo circa 1970. Celebrating the successful Shodan test of Steve Masuda. From Left to Right - Grant Haigiya, Pat Coffey, Bill Yazel, Steve Masuda, Tom Bersick, Ray Arquilla, Doug McLeod and John Alexandro."
Below are , from Left to Right ,
Tim Bersick, Pat Coffey, Ted Sumner, Bill Yazel. Everyone is toasting
7/19/2006 - Photos of William Chow performing techniques:
Performing Stone Warrior
6/5/2006 - Photos from the Seniors 2006 Seminar. Click HERE.
9/14/2005 - Dave Simmons recent seminar at Scott Pederson's
school in Denver
9/1/2005 - Photos from the collection of Charles Beeder Sr courtesy of Charles Beeder Jr.
Charles Beeder Jr., Charles Beeder Sr. and Frank Beeder in 1980
the evening that Charles Jr. and Frank were awarded their Shodans
Manny Origa , Brown Belt at BYU gym in 1955
1) Charles Beeder Jr. IKKA membership card from 1980 as a Shodan. 2) Charles Beeder Jr membership
card from 1963 as a white belt, signed by Sterling Peacock. 3) Sterling Peacock's business card from
8/3/2005 - Past photos from San Jose Kenpo Seminar.
Ted Sumner , Al Tracy and Ray Arquilla
Kendal Arquilla, Al Tracy and Suzann Sumner.
6/29/2005 - Photos of Ralph Castellanos from Action Karate Volume 2 Number 3 - 1969. Click on the thumbnail to see the full picture.
"Former World Champion and Black Belt Hall of Fame inductee Grand Master Ralph Castellanos" ( for a bigger picture , click HERE)
5/3/2005 - Photos from the recent Atlanta Seminar. Photos courtesy of
From L-R ( Dave Hooper, Ted Sumner , Pat Munk, Dave Simmons ).
First 5 issues from Ed Parkers Action Karate. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the image. Once the image is enlarged you can make it bigger by putting your mouse onto the lower right hand corner of the image and a resizing window will appear. Click on the resizing icon.
Vol 1 No.1 /1968 Vol 2 / 1969 Vol 2 No. 3/ 1969 Vol 2 No. 4 Vol 3 No. 2
Cover Descriptions - As described by the magazine.
Vol 1 1 No. 1 / 1968 Sanders kick was blocked by his opponent Carlos Bunda, but he went to win the match and the Grand Championship CKCL , San Francisco 1968
Vol 2 / 1969 Joe Lewis takes a kick from Ed Parker as he escapes Chuck Norris' grab in a color documentary film on Karate made specifically for television.
Vol 3 / 1969 Ron Marchini - Collegiate Karate Dynamo
Vol 2 No.4 ( No year on cover) Joe Lewis
Vol 3 No. 2 ( No year on cover) Motion picture and television celebrity Kam Nelson is the cute young lady on this months colorful ACTION KARATE cover. Kam, a student of Karate , is playing a dual role in this months magazine, a our " Karate Girl of the Month" and the star of our new " Celebrity Corner"
Photo, below, is from Prof. Kufferaths 80th birthday Luau party. Pictured below is : Back Row L-R Joe Halbuna , Bob Maschmeier , Hans Ingrebretsen, Sig Kufferath , Dale Kahone ,(Unknown) .Bottom Row L-R Ted Sumner, Richard Bunch , Russ Rhodes
Photo below is of Prof. Sig Kufferath and GGM James Mitose. GGM Mitose is presenting Prof. Kufferath with a first addition of his book.
Photo from Prof. Kufferaths 80th birthday. Pictured are , ( from Left to Right) James Moro (8th Dan Goshin Chow Hoon Kenpo Jujitsu) , Sig Kufferath ( 10th Dan Dan Zan Ryu Jujitsu) , Ted Sumner ( 8th Dan Tracys Kenpo)
Photos from Gathering of Eagles 2001 in Las Vegas
Ted Sumner with old friends John McSweeney and
John Sepulveda at the 2001 Gathering of Eagles
Sumner and old friends John McSweeney and John
at the 2001 Gathering of Eagles
Ted Sumner and lovely wife Suzanne at the 2001 Gathering
Ted Sumner and another old friend Dave "Poopsie" Simmons
and his daughter Katie at the 2001 Gathering of Eagles
Ted Sumner teaching Kenpo Healing Arts at the 2001 Gathering
Ted Sumner teaching Kenpo Healing Arts at the 2001
Gathering of Eagles
Ted Sumner with Grand Master Ralph Castro, Grand Master
Al Novak, Master John Sepulveda and Grand Master John
Photos from the recent Iron Dragon Kenpo Seminar held in Roseville CA on May 15 2004.
Photos from the Gathering of Eagles 2001. These photos are stills from the DVDs that are sold by Master Al Tracy. Visit Tracys Karate for ordering information.
Centerline of the body Clearing the arm on Lever.
Crossing the centerline on Crossing Talon Nerve Strike in Bear Hug D
Nerve Strike under the cheek Neutralizing the arm , if it folds , on Lever
Neutralizing on Crossing Talon. Neutralizing on Lever
Demonstrating non-lethal version of Fang of the Cobra Option to Headlock A
Position for advantage on Crossing Talon
Seminar in Fairfield CA - ( 2003 )
Nerve Striking Seminar:
Breaking on the Thumb Areas to strike on Chinese Sword Inside Knee Nerve Strike.
Front Bear Hug C Strike Crossing Talon Nerve Strike Radial nerve Strike Zone
Showing the reaction of the Nerve Strike in Head Lock A
Demonstrating Balance Cut #3 in the 5 cuts of Musashi.
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