Shorinji Kempo is a traditional Martial Art from Japan. "Shorinji Kempo" is the Japanese for "Shaolin Temple Fist". The focus of Shorinji Kempo is physical fitness, mental and spiritual enrichment, character building and community improvement.
Training typically involves two main types of techniques:
Sure. You are welcome visit a class and try Shorinji Kempo for yourself if you would like. If plan to participate, just wear something comfortable like sweats or workout clothes.
It is our mission to continue the vision the founder had of Improving our health, self defense and becomming good people.
"As for ourselves, perhaps the first thing each of us should try to do is to become that excellent person, and to spread that good influence to the people around us. By retraining the body and mind, people become capable of respecting people." Doshin So
Absolutely!! Shorinji Kempo is based on natural body movements that can be learned by anyone that is willing to work hard, learn and has a positive attitude. In Shorinji Kempo, we train to our abilities.
Shorinji Kempo is a potent fighting art and it is not for profit. Instructors are not paid so the instruction is essentially free. We try to keep the cost to a minimum, but there are costs associated with holding classes such as facility rental, equipment and other fees and expenses.