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Learn About Shorinji Kempo - Japanese Martial Arts Style
Shorinji Kempo is a Japanese martial arts that combines personal growth, health and spirituality with self-defense techniques such as punches, kicks, escapes, throws, etc.
History of Shorinji Kempo
According to the World Shorinji Kempo Organization, Shorinji Kempo was created by Doshin So with "the aim of educating people with strong senses of compassion, courage, and justice". This martial arts was developed in 1947 to help restore social order in Japan. During this period, traditional Japanese society and values were thrown into turmoil by Japan's defeat in World War 2.
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Elements of Shorinji Kempo
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