Exclusive interview with Hawaiian Kempo martial artist and author David Tavares about his book "Black Robe: The Kempo/Kajukenbo Connection" ($25) available on Amazon and published by KRG Publishing.
David shares some of his personal moments from his time training with Professor Godin as well as some advice for other martial artists, young and old.
Video edited by Zach Royer.
David Tavares is an 8th Degree Tavares Chinese Kempo/ 8th Degree Ordonez Kajukenbo Ohana. He started his martial arts training in June 1971 at the Godin’s School of Self-Defense Pacific Palisades branch in Pearl City, Hawaii.
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