Senior Instructor Ted Parker is co-owner of the Jeff Speakman Kenpo 5.0 Martial Arts - Gilbert, AZ and is currently a 4th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo 5.0.
Mr. Parker began studying martial arts in 1980, receiving a Black Belt in American Kenpo in 1985 from Fred Stille, a student of Supreme Grand Master Ed Parker.
In 2009, Mr. Parker became a student of Mr. Speakman's and retested for his black belt in the Kenpo 5.0 system.
He has a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Arizona State University. Mr. Parker retired from Honeywell Aerospace in 2015 after 39 years and now devotes the majority of his time in Kenpo 5.0 instruction, training, and advancing the principles of Kenpo for future generations.