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1964 International Karate Championships

December 22, 20120 Comments

The International Karate Championships, or the IKC, was the brainchild of Ed Parker – the founder of American Kenpo Karate. The inaugural event was in August of 1964 at the Long Beach Auditorium with thousands of spectators and over 850 contenders competing in various events. In addition, this event was attended by martial arts luminaries […]

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