How to Begin

Beginners are always welcome at our training sessions.  Come along and try it out!

  • No complicated booking procedures – just use the link below to book your class.
  • No need to have any special clothes or equipment to start – just come in comfortable exercise clothes.

Who can do Shorinji Kempo?


Adults: our classes cater to all levels of experience, fitness, and ability. If you can get to the dojo, we’ll work with you to make your experience a good one!

Children: At the moment our dojo doesn’t have a dedicated children’s class, however age 14+ may join the adult class with parental permission. Sensei Nicki holds a valid DBS check.

I want to know more

Below are some helpful links, if you’re after more information.

An introduction to Shorinji Kempo

How to behave in the dojo (without embarrasing yourself)

What is gassho rei, and what is it for?

Helpful Japanese Vocab

How to tie your belt