Bob White Kenpo KarateProfessor Bob White is has contributed to the art of Kenpo in particular the fighting arts, for over 30 years as a competitor and as a teacher and coach. Professor Bob White won numerous state, national, and international fighting championships. Bob White fought on the first International Kenpo Karate Association”s team, defeating the Chuck Norris team for 1st Place at the International Karate Championships. He fought on the National All Star Black Belt Team which went undefeated in 1973 and 1974. During this time, he competed with and against some of the great champions of our sport such as the Urquidez Brothers, Brian Strain, Bob Alegria, Tom Kelly, Steve Fisher, Steve LaBounty, Howard Jackson, Darnel Garcia, Bob Mitchell, John Natividad, Ron Marchini and many more.

In 1968 Professor Bob White began teaching Kenpo at the Ed Parker School in Garden Grove, California. In 1972 he opened his own school and he has consistently turned out some of the world”s finest Kenpo fighters. During the 1990s, his students accounted for at least one of the Black Belt Grand Champions at the International Karate Championships. Bob’s school has won more than 1500 trophies at the International Karate Championships over the past 25 years.

In the mid 1980’s Professor Bob White advised and acted in Columbia Pictures, The Karate Kid, movie and he was hired by the then Los Angeles Rams to teach Kenpo to players. He continues to work with many professional athletes.

Professor Bob White teaches seminars on a wide range of Kenpo-related subjects including sparring and he does special self-defense presentations. Along with Captain Ron Sanchez, a 22-year veteran police officer and a long time student, Professor Bob White offers a seminar series on Urban Predators.

Professor Bob White has his headquarters in Costa Mesa, California but he has affiliated schools all over the U.S. and he teaches Kenpo all over the world.

The Elements of Effective Coaching with Bob White DVD

Bob White has produced two martial arts DVDs to help students and instructors.

The first, The Purpose Driven Journey to Success DVD is a training tool that provides and great resource for martial artists all levels to improve their martial arts skills. Bob and Barbara White, and some of the worlds’ finest martial artists, demonstrate and explain what in their training has helped them rise to a higher level. This DVD is an investment that has been endorsed by many of the worlds top instructors.

Bob’s second DVD is called The Elements of Effective Coaching with Bob White. This DVD was created for instructors, future instructors, and school owners and cover topics such as motivational and coaching techniques, along with helping you utilize the skills necessary to develop long lasting relationships with your students.

Bob White and his wife, Barbara, are dedicated to raising funds for the Royal Family Kids organization and together they hold the Bob and Barbara White Invitational Youth Karate Weekend, which includes a tournament and banquet. They also hold numerous other fundraising projects which also help children in the foster system who have been subject to abuse. Royal Family Kids has a 25 year history of providing a free week of summer camp for children, ages 7 to 11, who have come from group homes and foster homes around the world. All of these children have been removed from their biological parents due to physical, sexual, or emotional abuse.

Bob White's Kenpo Karate on the Martial Arts Schools and Businesses DirectoryFor more information about Bob White and Bob White’s Kenpo Karate visit his website at and his school listing on the Martial Arts Schools and Businesses Directory using the image on the left.