Last weekend we attended the British Shorinji Kempo Federation’s annual Summer Camp. Two full days of training with members of other dojos from across the UK, plus socialising.
Bristol played host this weekend to the British Shorinji Kempo Federation for a seminar for all members – from white belt to 8th dan black belt.
With people coming in from all over, it was a brilliant opportunity to meet old friends, make new ones, and get some top-quality teaching.
Last weekend Shorinji Kempo kenshi from all over the UK came to Bristol to train together. Here we are proving that no matter how many people you put in a room, somehow there is always a gap that nobody is in. Sensei Rob Villiers (6th Dan) and Sensei Richard Jarman (5th Dan) taught sessions onContinue reading “Coming together for violence and friendship”
The British Shorinji Kempo Federation held a taikai (competition) last Sunday.
A few of our black belt students went recently to Cyprus for the annual Leader’s Seminar. For six days we trained. In the mornings we were in the dojo, with instruction from Mizuno Sensei, the chief instructor of the BSKF, and two guest instructors from Japan. In the afternoons, this was our dojo: Or sometimes this:Continue reading “Cyprus Leaders’ Seminar”
Last weekend was the annual British Shorinji Kempo Federation Summer Camp. This year it was held in Yorkshire, and it was excellent!
The British Shorinji Kempo Federation Summer Camp this year took place in Staffordshire.
We took our shakujo (6 foot staff weapons) to the Welsh mountains and used the natural dojo to practice.
Several of Bristol Shorinji Kempo dojo joined others from around the country (and from other countries) for a trip to Japan this October.