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Shôrinji Kenpô

Published on 24/04/2012 - Edition 2012

The association Shôrinji Kempo Club Neuilly presents this unknown martial art with unique demonstrations!

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Created in June 2006, the association aims at sharing the teaching of the Aosaka Sensei, who brought Shôrinji Kenpô in France and spread it all over Europe.

Like any martial art finding its essence in the Budô, the techniques of Shôrinji Kenpô aim at stopping any form of violence.

The Kenshi members of the association receive a physical and philosophical teaching following Kongo Zen.

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The main objectives


The main objectives of this teaching are:

  • self-confidence
  • creating friendly links with others
  • being able to protect the weakest
  • Shôrinji Kenpô is an efficient self-defense method combined with the practice of Zen meditation

© Damien BOREL www.boblastic.com


The techniques


The techniques are classified in 3 categories:

  • Goho: attack and counter-attack techniques based on combinations of parrying, punching and kicking
  • Juho: soft techniques, based on clearance, staying still or projection from a seizing parts of the body or clothes
  • Seiho: massage techniques using vital points of the body to regulate the nerves and blood circulation. These techniques favor muscle relaxation.


Shôrinji Kempo Club Neuilly on their official website


Associated themes

  • Sports
  • Culture and traditions
    Culture and traditions