What is Shorinji Kempo?

Shorinji Kempo is a Japanese martial arts established in 1947 by Doshin So as a discipline in which an individual can strive to develop their own physical, mental and spiritual growth.

To learn more about Shorinji Kempo's history, philosophy, characteristics and culture, explore the topics under About Shorinji Kempo.

About KL Branch

KL Branch holds classes three times a week in the Japan Club cultural center, which is located in the Bukit Seputeh neighbourhood of Kuala Lumpur (KL).

To find out more about our branch master, the history of KL Branch, how to join, the latest news and other frequently asked questions, check the details under About KL Branch.

Learning Shorinji Kempo

As with any martial art, learning the techniques of Shorinji Kempo requires constant, thoughtful practice and an understanding of the three stages of learning as you progress through the curriculum.

For more about what it is like to train in Shorinji Kempo, read the information in Learning Shorinji Kempo.

Updated August 2021.