Embu is one of the methods of training we use in Shorinji Kempo. It's very impressive to watch, but also teaches you a lot.
Several of the club’s members attended this year’s Annual Leaders Seminar in Cyprus. We spent six days training hard, but also relaxing well and eating a lot.
Bristol hosted the International Kempo Association annual training seminar last weekend. We trained hard, partied hard, and went home tired but happy.
I found this book in the library, and I was drawn in by the contents page, which spans large swathes of history and seemed to be quite comprehensive.
The British Shorinji Kempo Federation held a taikai (competition) last Sunday.
Halloween this year fell on a Tuesday, and since that is the day we train it seemed only right that we use the excuse to have some fun.
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!
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Like many martial arts, in Shorinji Kempo we have a lot of specialised vocabulary. Much of our vocab is in Japanese. This helpful list will get you started, but don't try to memorise it all at once!