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Wimbledon Shorinji Kempo Dojo
Martial Arts London

Shorinji Kempo is a modern Japanese martial art (gendai Budo) with strong Chinese roots. Renowned as a highly practical system of self defence. Shorinji Kempo was founded in 1947 by a Zen buddhist monk and first introduced to the UK in 1974 by Sensei Mizuno, chief instructor of the British Shorinji Kempo Federation. South Wimbledon Shorinji Kempo Dojo is a member of the BSKF and the International Kempo Association (IKA).  We have dojos in the Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Self defence
Based on the use of physical principles and weak points (kyusho) rather than brute strength. Shorinji Kempo is an ideal form of practical self defence, particularly against larger or stronger opponents, making it suitable for both men and women of all fitness levels.

Techniques
Our techniques focus on the balance between ‘hard’ strikes (kicks, punches and blocks) and ‘soft’ grappling (eludes, locks, throws and pins). This combination of ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ makes Shorinji Kempo highly effective equating to a potent mix of Boxing, Shaolin boxing and Japanese Ju-Jitsu. Teachings also include a therapeutic acupressure massage system (seiho), and seated meditation (zazen) is practiced during every class.

Philosophy
The teachings of Shorinji Kempo are underpinned by a practical philosophy called Kongo Zen that aims to improve individuals through developing leadership skills, mutual cooperation and confidence.

Don't hesitate to contact us

Wimbledon Shorinji Kempo Dojo

Phone: 07398 302 343 
Email:  info@wimbledonkempo.com

SUNDAY classes - 11AM until 1PM
South Wimbledon Community Centre
The Main School Hall
78 Victory Road
South Wimbledon
London SW19 1HN

THURSDAY classes - 7PM until 9PM
St. John's Parish Hall
139 High Path
South Wimbledon
London SW19 2JX

Our regular pay-as-you-go price is £9 per two hour class or £30 per month if paid by standing order.

NUS Student price: £6 per class or £23 per month standing order.

After your first months training, if you wish to continue, you are required to take out a full membership and insurance which is £55 per year for Adults and £44 for NUS Students and £30 for under 18's.


WE ARE PROUD MEMBERS OF THE BRITISH SHORINJI KEMPO FEDERATION AND THE INTERNATIONAL KEMPO ASSOCIATION

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