Seiho – Healing

Shorinji Kempo includes healing and resuscitation techniques based on the same set of meridians used in traditional Chinese medicine. Making a positive contribution to society is key to the philosophy and this side of the martial art is a clear manifestation of this principle. 

Acupressure is often used where you press with fingers onto acupuncture points. Joint manipulations and massage are also taught, and other methods too.

Using this side of Kempo, it is possible to help de-stress someone or give relief with injuries they might have. If someone is stiff from over exerting themselves then there are things that can be done to help them, or they might be used just because it feels good.