Parker Fighter

Parker Fighter
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5.0 average, based on 1 reviews

$750.00


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Parker Fighter handmade by Gil Hibben.

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Gil Hibben has been training in Kenpo karate for over 50 years and has earned a 6th degree black belt in the martial art having studied under Ed Parker and 10th degree black belt Richard "Huk" Planas. He also earned belts in Judo and Aikido. Gil was inducted into the Martial Arts' Masters Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame in 2004.

In 1968 Gil Hibben designed the Kenpo Knife (sometimes called the Ed Parker Fighting Knife) for his black belt thesis on knife fighting using Kenpo tactics. His thesis became the basis of the Kenpo system's Long Form VIII (the double dagger form) which uses two knives in mock combat.) Over the years Gil has made several of the handmade versions of his Kenpo knives including knives that were presented to Ed Parker and Elvis Presley.

This knife is named in honor of Ed Parker, Senior Grand Master of American Kenpo Karate. 

Blade Steel: Mirror polished 440C high carbon stainless

Fittings: Brass

Handle: Black Micarta with Ivory Micarta Inlay

Blade Dimensions:  7 1/2" long

Overall Length:   Approximately 12 3/4"

Sheath: Handmade Sheath by Derek Hibben

Price includes FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE UNITED STATES! Customers outside the United States please call or email for a shipping quote and the additional  shipping charge will be added to the total price. 

Product Code GIL5BNEY73
Manufacturer Hibben Knives
Stock Level 1
Condition New

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Average Rating: 5

Gil Hibben Hall of Fame

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Gil is the master of knife makers and member of the Kenpo Karate Hall of fame. An honor so deserving and appropriate. But more importantly, Gil is a man of honor. Salute to you Mr. Hibben. (18 Dec 2016, 11:23)
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