Ken Melbourne standing outside his Ashaway, RI gym where he teaches unarmed Combat (Kempo-Jitsu Pre 1900 martial Art).
This art embodies Karate, Judo, Sen-I Ryu Budo, Ju-Jitsu, Catch Wrestling, speed fighting, and Shaolin Chin-Na as well as weapons disarms, single and double stick fighting, cane fighting, nunchucku, knife fighting and knife throwing.
He also teaches how to throw just about any pointed object like screw drivers, rail road spike, files,
spoons, even an entrenching tool.
Ken holds 10 degree black belt in Kempo-Jitsu and Taiho-Jutsu as well as black belt rankings in
Judo, Karate, Ju-jitsu, Sen-I Ryu Budo and teachers rank in Shaolin Chin-Na.
He has studied and taught for over 50 years.
Ken is standing near his knife and hatchet targets.
Long time student 7th. dan Al DiOrio practices at his home in Hopkinton RI.